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Erik D. Barton, M.D., M.S.

Chief, Division of Emergency Medicine

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Languages

  • English

Clinical Details

Locations

Schedule An Appointment Clinical Office Address
(801) 581-2292 University Hospital
Emergency Medicine
50 N Medical Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
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Bio

Dr. Barton is the Chief of the Division of Emergency Medicine in the Department of Surgery, and has held this position since Nov, 2001. During his tenure he has led the department in the development of the first Emergency Medicine Resident Training program and a number of post-graduate fellowship training programs. His research interests are in emergency airway management, patient flow, and ED administration. He has served on a number of committees for the hospital and SOM, including serving as Medical Staff President and Assistant Vice President of Quality for University of Utah Health Care (2007-2009). He oversees all emergency medicine faculty, fellows and residents working at the main University Hospital emergency department, the South Jordan Health Center emergency department, and Cache Valley Hospital emergency department.

Dr. Barton also works as a volunteer physician for the Cat Cay Medical Clinic on Cat Cay island in the Bahamas. He love the mountains, skiing and lives up in Park City, Utah.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Surgery - Associate Professor
Academic Divisions Emergency Medicine
Board Certification American Board of Emergency Medicine
American Board of Emergency Medicine (Emerg Med)
National Board of Medical Examiners

Academic Profile

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Surgery - Associate Professor
Academic Divisions Emergency Medicine
Board Certification American Board of Emergency Medicine
American Board of Emergency Medicine (Emerg Med)
National Board of Medical Examiners

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 581-2730 School of Medicine
Emergency Medicine
30 N Medical Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84132

Academic Bio

Dr. Barton is the Chief of the Division of Emergency Medicine in the Department of Surgery, and has held this position since Nov, 2001. He completed his medical school and residency in Emergency Medicine at the University of California, San Diego. After finishing his residency, he held faculty positions at Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School in Boston from 1996 to 1999, and at the University of Colorado/Denver Health from 1999-2001. Since his arrival here, he has led the department in the development of the first Emergency Medicine Resident Training program and a number of post-graduate fellowship training programs here in Utah.

His research interests are in emergency airway management, patient flow, and ED administration. He is also an Oral Board Examiner for the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM), and an Editor for Adam's Textbook of Emergency Medicine, which was first introduced in 2007 and completed it's second edition in 2012. He also serves on a number of editorial boards and committees for national organizations and journals in emergency medicine.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Graduate Training University of Utah
Business Administration
M.B.A.
Other Training Harvard School of Public Health
Executive Leadership
Certification
Residency University of California - San Diego
Emergency Medicine
Resident
Internship University of California - San Diego
Internal Medicine
Intern
Professional Medical University of California - San Diego School of Medicine
Medicine
M.D.
Graduate Training University of Texas at Tyler
Exercise Physiology
M.S.
Undergraduate University of California - Los Angeles
Kinesiology
B.S.

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