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


  • Prehospital IVC evaluation of fluid responsiveness post-fluid bolus in sepsis
    EM Investigators: Rosario, Leon, Webb, Banerjee, Ganti
    Funding Agency: Polk County Fire Rescue
  • UCF Opioid Education Intervention
    EM Collaborator: Dr. Lebowitz
    Funding agency: Florida Dept. of Children and Families


Research & Scholarly Productivity Report for 2019

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