Clinical Assistant Professor
Site Director for the Emergency Department at Bon Secours Hospital
Education and Training
Undergraduate: University of Pennsylvania
Medical School: Wake Forest University
Residency: Emergency Medicine/Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine
Dr. Brown is approaching his seventh year on faculty at the University of Maryland, School of Medicine in the department of Emergency Medicine. Dr. Brown joined the faculty after completing the combined Pediatric and Emergency Medicine Residency at University Maryland, where he served as Chief Resident in his final year. For the entirety of his academic tenure Dr. Brown has been a full time staff member in Bon Secours Emergency Department. He also continues to work in the Pediatric Emergency Departments at University of Maryland Medical Center and the Upper Chesapeake Campus.
Dr. Brown is active in administration and education at both the Medical Center and Bon Secours Hospital. He is the current Director of the Emergency Department at Bon Secours and Vice President of the House Staff Committee. He is the Vice Chair of the Quality Committee in addition to serving on the Medical Executive, Pharmacy and Therapeutics, Emergency Preparedness and Ethics Committees. For the last three years he has overseen University of Maryland School of Medicine students in Introduction to Clinical Medicine I and II. After graduation from the combined residency program he has remained active and currently is the Assistant director of the program. Seeking greater expertise in administration Dr. Brown has completed Bon Secours Hospital Systems Physician Leadership Formation and three of four phases of American College of Emergency Physicians Directors Academy. In this light Dr. Brown co-chairs University of Maryland Emergency Network Administrative Interest Group supporting the identification and growth of new administrators.
Growing up locally, Dr. Brown fondly remembers spending high school summers at the University of Maryland, School of Medicine in programs geared to fostering minority student interest in Medicine. He received a BA from the University of Pennsylvania. Venturing south, he then went to North Carolina to earn his Medical Doctorate at Wake Forest University, School of Medicine.
Family and Community involvement are also central to Dr. Brown’s ideals. He is on the Vestry at St. James Episcopal Church in West Baltimore. He is passionate about coaching youth soccer in the Lutherville Timonium Travel program. He is married for ten enjoyable years to Joy, who has worked many years as an RN in the PICU at University of Maryland. He has three children, Shalae, Mckenzie and Caleb as well as one grand-daughter, Mya.
Clinical Interests: Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Emergency Department Administration, Opiate Addiction
Brown, R. “Pediatric RSI: Eliminating Myths and Anxiety,” EM Resident: The Official Publication of the Emergency Medicine Residents’ Association. April/May 2009 p30-31.