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Resa Lewiss, MD

​University of Colorado School of Medicine

Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine

Associate Professor of Radiology

Director of Point of Care Ultrasound 

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Anschutz Medical Campus
Leprino Building, Campus Box B215
12401 East 17th Avenue
Aurora, CO 80045

Resa has organized and participated in point-of-care ultrasound education courses regionally, nationally and internationally.  She is the past President of the Academy of Emergency Ultrasound of the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine, a founding member of WINFOCUS, and the chair elect for the Ultrasound Section of the American College of Emergency Physicians and a board member of PURE (Point-of-care Ultrasound in Resource-limited Environments (PURE). Her teaching locations have included however are not limited to Madagascar, Ghana, India, Sri Lanka, Brazil, Rwanda, Singapore, Sweden, Italy, and France.  
Degree Year ​Focus
Brown University B.A. 1992 ​Sociology
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA M.D. 1997 Doctor of Medicine
Brigham & Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 2001 Emergency Medicine Residency
St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital, New York, NY 2003 Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship

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Selected Publications (10 out of 43)

  • Lavine E, Siadecki SD, Lewiss RE, Frasure SE, Sault. Cardiac amyloidosis evaluation by bedside ultrasound in the emergency department. A case report. Med Ultrason 2014. 16;1:63-6.
  • Siadecki SD, Frasure SE, Saul T, Lewiss RE. Diagnosis and Reduction of a Hernia by Bedside Ultrasound: A Case Report. J Emerg Med 2014. [Epub ahead of print]
  • E, Kaban NL, Saul T. Point-of-Care Ultrasound for a Deep Venous Thrombosis. Global Heart 2013. 8;4:329-333.
  • RE, Hoffmann B, Beaulieu Y, Phelan MB. Point-of-Care Ultrasound Education: The Increasing Rolse of Simulation and Multimedia Resources. J Ultrasound Med 2014. 33;1:27-32.
  • , Lewiss RE. Viral Myocarditis Leading to Acute Heart Failure in a Young Adult. J Emerg Med 2013. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Lewiss RE. Middle-Aged Man with Left Neck Pain and Swelling. J Emerg Med 2013. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Lewiss RE, Saul T, Del Rios M. Acquiring credentials in bedside ultrasound: a cross-sectional survey. BMJ Open Aug 2013
  • Saul T, Ng L, Lewiss RE. Point-of-care ultrasound in the diagnosis of upper extremity fracture-dislocation. A pictorial essay. Med Ultrason 2013. 15;3: 230-236.
  • Rolston DM, Saul T, Wong T, Lewiss RE. Bedside Ultrasound Diagnosis of Acute Embolic Femoral Artery Occlusion. J Emerg Med 2013. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Daignault MD, Saul T, Lewiss RE. Focused Cardiac Ultrasound Diagnosis of Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm: Two Cases. J Emerg Med 2013. [Epub ahead of print]