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Howard Smithline, MD, MS

Department of Emergency Medicine smithline howard
Division of Research

Divisional Leadership Roles

  • Division Chief, Research, Department of Emergency Medicine
  • Member, Executive Committee, Department of Emergency Medicine
  • Medical Director, Research Associates Program, Department of Emergency Medicine
  • Member, Institutional Scientific Review Committee, Department of Emergency Medicine

Academic Appointment

  • Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
  • Adjunct Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine

Education and Training

  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
    M.S., Statistical Analysis & Clinical Research Design (1991-1993)
  • Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI
    • Fellowship, Emergency Medicine Research (1991-1993)
    • Residency, Emergency Medicine (1988-1991)
    • Internship (Transitional) (1987-1988)
  • Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
    • M.D. (1983-1987)
    • B.S., Medicine, 6-year Medical Program (1981-1985)

Scholarly Foci

  • Cellular energy metabolism
  • Cardiac and cerebral ischemia/infarct
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Sepsis
  • Clinical trials

Scholarly Activity

View a list of Dr. Smithline's publications on the Scholarly Commons database.

Professional Societies and Leadership Roles (Limit 5)

  • Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI)   
    • Emergency Medicine Expert Panel
      • Member (2018-present)
  • Strategies to Innovate Emergency Care Clinical Trials Network (SIREN)   
    • Electronic Data Capture Working Group
      • Member (2018-present)
  • Emergency Care Translational Research Collaborative Thematic Scientific Interest Group (CTSA Consortium) (2012-present)
  • New England Regional Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (1994-present)   
    • Annual Scientific Meeting
      • Chair (2003, 2012)
  • Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (1991-present)   
    • Program Committee
      • Member (2013-2016, 2018-present)
    • Grants Committee
      • Member (2011-2015, 2017-present)

Significant Honors and Awards

  • Scholarly Sabbatical (Society for Emergency Medicine), Title: Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Methods for Heart Failure (2009)
  • Research Mentor Award, Emergency Medicine Department, Baystate Medical Center (1998-1999, 2003)
  • Best Resident/Fellow Oral Research Presentation, Society of Academic Emergency Medicine (1993)

Contact Information

Department of Emergency Medicine
759 Chestnut Street
Springfield, MA 01199
413-794-3343
howard.smithline@baystatehealth.org