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Sarah K. Sommerkamp, MD

Academic Title:

Assistant Professor

Primary Appointment:

Emergency Medicine

Administrative Title:

Associate Medical Director, at University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus Adult Emergency Department (AED).


110 S Paca 6th Fl., Suite 200

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Education and Training

Medical School: Eastern Virginia Medical School

Residency: University of Maryland Emergency Medicine

Fellowship: University of Maryland Emergency Ultrasound


I am an emergency medicine physician with fellowship training in emergency ultrasound. I completed the ACEP teaching fellowship and focus my teaching on point of care ultrasound and emergency OB/Gyn topics.

I teach EME 545. I am a faculty mentor for POCUS and teach CME courses in ultrasound.

I work clinically in emergency medicine at the University of Maryland Midtown Campus.

Research/Clinical Keywords

Emergency Ultrasound and Ob/Gyn Emergencies

Highlighted Publications

Sommerkamp, SK, Romaniuk, V et al. A Comparison of longitudinal versus transverse approach to ultrasound guided axillary vein cannulation. American Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2012 Nov 21. E pub

Sommerkamp, SK, Gibson, A. Cardiovascular Emergencies in Pregnancy. EM Clinics of North America.

OB/GYN Emergencies. Ed. Mattu, A, Sommerkamp, SK, Wittels, K. Elsivier November 2012

Ford, DR, Witting, MD, Vora, MV, Sommerkamp,SK, Euerle,BD.  No Effect of Valsalva Maneuver or Trendelenburg Angle on Axillary Vein Size The Journal of Emergency Medicine 1 September 2013 (volume 45 issue 3 Pages 452-457 DOI: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2012.12.020)

Additional Publication Citations

Sommerkamp SK, Gibson A, Cardiovascular disasters in pregnancy, EM Clinics of North America. OB/GYN Emergencies. Consulting Ed. Mattu, A. Editor: Sommerkamp, SK, Wittels, K. Elsivier November 2012

Sommerkamp, SK, Gibson, A. Ultrasound guided central vascular access. Vascular Emergencies: Expert Management for the Emergency Physician. Edited by Rogers, Scalea, Gopal et al 3/13

Dr. Carol Rivers’ Preparing for the Written Board Exam in Emergency Medicine, Gynecological & Obstetrics Disorders 

Sommerkamp SK, Tibbles CD. The Emergency Delivery. Emergency Resuscitation of the Critically Ill. 2015

OB/GYN board review. Sommerkamp SK, Dubbs S. Rivers written board review. Publication pending

Research Interests

Emergency OB and Ultrasound