Emergency Medicine Research Fellowship


Fellow Experience

  • Faculty appointment at UCF College of Medicine

  • Mentorship to assume Research Director at another Envision site

  • Develop administrative skills needed to manage a Research program

  • Appointment to Editorial Board of International Journal of Emergency Medicine

  • Publish several peer reviewed, pubmed indexed manuscripts

  • Present research abstracts at national EM meetings

  • Develop a full length grant proposal competitive for external funding

  • Serve as reviewer for UCF IRB

  • Comprehensive research didactic curriculum including research study design, research administration, statistical analysis, IRB rules, and responsible conduct of research

  • Ability to engage in collaborative research across UCF’s numerous schools and departments

  • Hands on training to develop prolific scholarly output

Our Benefits

$110k Salary + Bonus

 Up to 35K internal research grant funding

401K with company contribution

Medical, dental, disability benefits

Malpractice with tail coverage

Generous CME stipend

Moonlighting opportunities

Scholarly Activity in Our Department

  • Over 400 published abstracts and 125 Epubmed indexed manuscripts

  • Invited lectures and visiting professorships worldwide

Numerous books and book chapters by our faculty and residents

Research Abstracts Presented

SAEM 2017, Orlando, FL

  • Utility of Routine Urinalysis on Emergency Department Decision-Making
  • Impact of Urinalysis on Emergency Department LOS
  • Predictors of Outcome Following Severe Sepsis

ACEP 2017, Washington, DC

  • Sepsis facts: A way to increase sepsis bundle compliance
  • Septic shock pts more likely to be admitted to ICU from floor
  • Procalcitonin Trend Predicts Discharge to Home in Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock Patients
  • Early Transport versus On-Scene Management of Pediatric Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest
  • Who gets tPA? Beyond the basic demographics.
  • Predictors of good outcomes after pediatric cardiac arrest

SAEM 2018, Indianapolis, IN

  • Elevated Initial Procalcitonin in Sepsis Patients Predicts Longer Length of Stay
  • Incidence and Trends of Pediatric Clonidine Ingestions over the Last Fifteen Years
  • Outcomes Following Clonidine Ingestions in Children
  • Emergency Department Blood Pressure and Mortality after Acute Ischemic Stroke
  • A Strategy to Effect Neurologically-Intact Survival for Children With Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest
  • Accuracy of Prehospital Triage to Identify Large Vessel Occlusion Strokes

ACEP 2018, San Diego, CA

  • Adherence to standardized sepsis order set associated with lower 30-day hospital re-admission
  • Routine Emergency Department Laboratory Studies as Predictors of ED Stroke ED department blood pressure on
    stroke severity
  • Prognostic indicators of being discharged home after acute ischemic stroke
  • Delta Lactate (Three-Hour Lactate Minus Initial Lactate) Predicts In-Hospital Death in Sepsis Patients
  • Predictive value of the Los Angeles Motor Scale for Large Vessel Occlusion Strokes
  • Acute ischemic stroke & hospital discharge outcomes after tPA
  • Every second counts: Time to epinephrine and ROSC after pediatric cardiac arrest
Latha Ganti, MD, MS, MBA FACEP, FAHA

Latha Ganti, MD, MS, MBA FACEP, FAHA

EM Research Fellowship Director

Professor of Emergency Medicine & Neurology
Associate Medical Director, Polk County Fire Rescue
(407) 955-0059
@LathaGanti @ucfemorlando