Director Of Pediatric Quality & Risk Management
Director of Pediatric Quality Assurance and Risk Management for the UM Emergency Medicine Network
110 S. Paca Street, 6th floor, Suite 200
Education and Training
Undergraduate: University of Virginia
Medical School: St. George's University School of Medicine
Residency: University of Maryland, Combined Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics
Chief Resident: University of Maryland, Combined Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics
Certifications: American Board of Emergency Medicine, American Board of Pediatrics
Dr. Chasm is a nationally recognized leader in the field of quality assurance and risk management in Emergency Medicine, with a specialized interest in pediatric emergency medicine. As a director of pediatric quality and risk for the University of Maryland Emergency Medicine Network, she oversees the care provided to pediatric patients in seventeen different Emergency Departments throughout the state. She is board-certified in both Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics.
Dr. Chasm has lectured around the country, published numerous journal articles and book chapters, and served as co-director of the Combined Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics Residency at the University of Maryland. She has authored guidelines for the management of pediatric patients presenting with acute appendicitis, asthma exacerbations, diabetic ketoacidosis, head trauma, and sepsis. Among her priorities, is to ensure that our physicians continue to provide the highest level of care to all patients presenting to our various Emergency Departments.
Chasm RM, Swencki SA. Pediatric Orthopedic Emergencies. Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2010 Nov;28(4):907-26. doi: 10.1016/j.emc.2010.06.003.
Hasegawa K, Calhoun WJ, Pei YV, Chasm RM, et al. Sex differences in hospital length of stay in children and adults hospitalized for asthma exacerbation. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2015 Dec;115(6):533-5.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.anai.2015.09.013. Epub 2015 Oct 23.
Jerrard DA, Chasm RM. Patients leaving against medical advice (AMA) from the emergency department - disease prevalence and willingness to return. J Emerg Med. 2011 Oct;41(4):412-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2009.10.022. Epub 2010 Jan 25.
Oliveri L, Chasm RM. Diabetic ketoacidosis in the Emergency Department. Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2013 Aug;31(3):755-73. doi: 10.1016/j.emc.2013.05.004. Epub 2013 Jul 6.
Strobel AL, Chasm RM, Woolridge DP. A Survey of Graduates of Combined Emergency Medicine-Pediatrics Residency Programs: An Update. J Emerg Med. 2016 Oct;51(4):418-425. doi: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2016.03.038.