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Robert D. Flint, MD

Academic Title:

Assistant Professor

Primary Appointment:

Emergency Medicine

Administrative Title:

Associate MedicalDirector, at the Baltimore Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) Adult EmergencyDepartment (AED)

Additional Title:

Assistant Professor


110 South Paca St. 6th Floor Suite 200 Baltimore, MD 21201

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Education and Training

Emergency Medicine Residency: Albany Medical Center  Albany, NY

Medical School: University of Maryland School of Medicine. Baltimore, MD

Undergraduate: University of Rochester. BA History Rochester, NY


            Dr. Flint joined the faculty in 2021 after spending twenty years in community emergency medicine practice. Having held the roles of department medical director, EMS medical director as well as the education director for a regional staffing group, he brings significant experience in the areas of emergency department operations, administration, patient safety/risk management as well as the business of medicine.  Dr. Flint received his Bachelor of Art in History from the University of Rochester in Rochester, NY. He is a proud graduate of the University of Maryland School of Medicine. After completing an Emergency Medicine Residency at Albany Medical Center in Albany, NY he moved back to Maryland where he has resided and practiced since.

Research/Clinical Keywords

Emergency department operations/administration, Risk management, Patient safety, Trauma and injury prevention, student education, community emergency medicine, mentor

Highlighted Publications


1. Pre-Injury Driving Records of Trauma Center Patients Relative to Psychoactive Substance Use Disorders, Mode of Injury, and BAC Status

Annu Proc Assoc Adv Automot Med. 1998; 42: 385–400

Carl A. Soderstrom R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland

Patricia C. Dischinger, Shiu M. Ho, and Timothy J. Kerns Charles McC. Mathias National Study Center for Trauma and Emergency Medical Systems, Baltimore, Maryland

Robert D. Flint, Jr. and Michael F. Ballesteros University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland

Gordon S. Smith The Johns Hopkins Injury Prevention Center, Baltimore, Maryland 

2. Nebulized fentanyl for relief of abdominal Pain

Acad Emerg Med. 2003 Mar;10(3):215-8.

Joel M Bartfield , Robert D Flint Jr,  Mara McErlean, John Broderick

3. Traumatic Total Knee Replacement Dehiscence  

Visual journal-of-emergency-medicine


2022-10 | Journal article





Additional Publication Citations

Research Interests

Administration, injury prevention, risk management, patient safety, trauma

Clinical Specialty Details

Emergency Medicine

Operations, patient safety, administration, patient flow 

medical student education, mentoring, community emergency medicine

Awards and Affiliations

Society for Academic Emergency Medicine

American College of Emergency Medicine

American Academy of Emergency Medicine

Community Service

Long Meadow Volunteer Fire Co. Hagerstown, MD- President Board of Directors 

Community Rescue Service. Hagerstown, MD- Board of Directors