Brian I. Ludwig

Brian Ludwig

Brian I. Ludwig

Clinical Instructor of Emergency Medicine

Department of Emergency Medicine

Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences


Specialty/Research Focus

Emergency Medicine


Professional Summary:

Dr. Ludwig works as and attending physician in the Emergency Departments at both Buffalo General Medical Center/Gates Vascular Institute and the Buffalo VA Medical Center. Prior to medical school, he had exposure to Emergency Medicine while both working and volunteering in the New York Capital Region as an EMT. This interest eventually led him to his specialty training in Emergency Medicine.

Dr. Ludwig has a passion for quality improvement and on-shift teaching. He aims to improve the way feedback is given to residents and medical students. As a recent graduate of the UB Emergency Medicine Residency, he hopes to be a resource for current residents through their training.

Education and Training:

  • Residency, Emergency Medicine, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo (2022)
  • DO, Doctor Of Osteopathic Medicine, Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (2019)
  • BS, Human Biology/Neuroscience, University at Albany, Cum Laude (2014)
  • Other, BLS, ACLS, PALS, ATLS, PFCCS Certified
  • Other, New York State EMT-B

Employment:

  • Attending Physician, Buffalo General Medical Center/Gates Vascular Institute (2022-present)
  • Attending Physician, Buffalo VA Medical Center (2022-present)
  • Quality Improvement Group Leader, UBMD Emergency Medicine Residency (2022-present)
  • Reading Group Leader, UBMD Emergency Medicine Residency (2022-present)

Awards and Honors:

  • Jeffrey J Thompson, MD EMS Excellence Award (2022)
  • Cat Agustiady-Becker Memorial Leadership and Advocacy Award (2021)
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society (2020)

Research Expertise:

  • Emergency Medicine

Journal Articles:

  • Clemency BM, Varughese R, Scheafer DK, Ludwig B, Welch JV, McCormack RF, Ma C, Nan N, Giambra T, Raab T. (2020) Symptom Criteria for COVID-19 Testing of Heath Care Workers. Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (Jun), 27(6): 469-474. doi:10.1111/acem.14009

Professional Memberships:

  • Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (2019–present)
  • Emergency Medicine Residents' Association (2018–2022)
  • American College of Emergency Physicians (2018–present)

Presentations:

  • "Acute Cerebrovascular Syndromes" UB Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds (2022)
  • "Status Epilepticus in The Emergency Department" UB Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds (2021)
  • "Procedural Sedation - Ketofol vs. Ketamine vs. Propofol" UB Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds (2021)
  • "Special Pediatric Considerations in EMS" UB Emergency Medicine EMS Scholarly Track Meeting (2021)
  • "Carbon Monoxide and Cyanide Poisoning" UB Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds (2021)
  • "Hypertensive Emergencies in Late-Term Pregnancy" UB Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds (2020)
  • "The Reliability of The FAST Exam in Pregnancy" UB Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Department Meeting (2020)
  • "Mechanical vs. Manual CPR and eCPR" UB Emergency Medicine EMS Scholarly Track Meeting (2019)

Service Activities:

  • Clinical Excellence Committee, UBMD Emergency Medicine - Work to develop evidence-based and up-to-date practice guidelines; Member (2021–present)
  • Coordinated and presented lectures given by residents to rotating emergency medicine residents; Medical Student Liaison (2021–2022)
  • Diversity Equity and Inclusion Committee; Member (2021–present)
  • Supervised rising EM residents in advanced procedures on cadavers; Dissection Supervisor (2021–present)
  • UB Residents' Committee - Met monthly to acknowledge and address program and institution-wide issues experienced by the residents; Member (2020–2021)

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