Conference Co-Director Associate Professor, University of Maryland School of Medicine Department of Emergency Medicine Clinical Director, Mercy Medical Center
Dr. Schenkel completed residency in Emergency Medicine at the University of Michigan before joining the faculty at University of Maryland in 2003. He is Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at University of Maryland School of Medicine and Chief of Emergency Medicine at Mercy Medical Center. His interest in patient safety led him to work with the Maryland Patient Safety Center where he chaired a statewide Emergency Medicine Patient Safety Collaborative and served on the Board of Directors. He is a past President of the Maryland Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians. He is a Research Methodology editor for Annals of Emergency Medicine, directs the behavioral health and Morbidity and Mortality conferences for the University of Maryland Emergency Medicine residency, and has lectured regionally and internationally on patient safety and Emergency Department administration.