A Long Night in the Emergency Department during the Baltimore Riots

The night of the Baltimore riots, I was the lead physician in the emergency department. This is the story of how we stayed strong for one another and our city.

The article has just been published in the journal Prehospital and Disaster Medicine and is available here.

A Long Night in the Emergency Department during the Baltimore Riots

It was a night of fear, leadership, hope, and trust in one another.

I would like to personally thank my charge nurse and co-author, Missy Mason, for her help both in writing this piece and for her strength that night.

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In good health,

J Lee Jenkins, MD


J Lee Jenkins, MD, MSc, FACEP is a practicing board-certified emergency physician and researcher in emergency public health. She can also be found on twitter (twitter.com/jleejenkins) and Facebook (J Lee Jenkins MD).

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