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Todd Guth, MD

​​University of Colorado School of Medicine

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Contact information

Anschutz Medical Campus
Leprino Building, Campus Box B215
12401 East 17th Avenue

Aurora, CO 80045

Medical education research emphasizing performance milestones and assessment in both graduate and undergraduate medical education with a focus on clinical reasoning, remediation, and use of evidence-based medicine resources.  Other areas of interest include faculty development for improvement in feedback to learners, learner-centered teaching methods, quality improvement measures for reduction in medical errors, preparation for the qualifying and certification exam in Emergency Medicine, and the development of curricula to develop residents as educators. 
Degree Year ​Focus
John Carroll University, Ohio B.A. 1995 ​Biological Sciences
University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine M.D. 2000 Doctor of Medicine
National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD 2001 ​Internship, Internal Medicine
Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO 2006 Emergency Medicine Residency

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Selected Publications (7 out of 7)

  • Meltzer D, Manning WG, Morrison J, Shah MN, Jin L, Guth T, Levinson W. Effects of physician experience on costs and outcomes on an academic general medicine service: results of a trial of hospitalists. Ann Intern Med. 2002 Dec 3;137(11):866-74.
  • Theoret J, Sanz GE, Matero D, Guth T, et al. The “guitar pick” sign: a novel sign of retro-bulbar hemorrhage. CJEM. 2011 May;13(3):162-4.
  • Schmitz GR, Clark M, Heron S, Sanson T, Kuhn G, Bourne C, Guth T, Cordover M, Coomes J. Strategies for coping with stress in emergency medicine: Early education is vital. J Emerg Trauma Shock 2012;5:64-9.
  • Yarris LM, Coates WC, Lin M, Lind K, Jordan J, Clarke S, Guth TA, Santen SA, Hamstra SJ.  Consensus Proceedings:  A Suggested Core Content for Education Scholarship Fellowships in Emergency Medicine. Academic Emergency Medicine 2012; 19: 1425–1433.
  • Coates WC, Lin M, Clarke S, Jordan J, Guth T, Santen SA, Yarris LM.  Defining A Core Curriculum for Education Scholarship Fellowships in Emergency Medicine Academic Emergency Medicine 2012; 19: 1411–1418.
  • Kraus CK, Guth TA, Richardson D, Kane B, Marco CA. Ethical considerations in education research in emergency medicine. Acad Emerg Med. 2012 Dec;19(12):1328-32. doi: 10.1111/acem.12019. Epub 2012 Dec 5.
  • Guth TA. Commiseration with a frontier trapper: a reflection by a first-year attending Emergency Physician. J Emerg Med. 2013 May;44(5):1017-8.
  • Outstanding Contribution to Emergency Medicine Education Award as Editor-in-Chief of Resident as Educator handbook, EMRA
  • Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Travel Scholarship and Award, National Patient Safety Conference, “Transforming Mindsets”