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Michael P. Mallin, M.D.

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Dr Mallin is an emergency physician and an expert in emergency bedside ultrasound and echocardiography. He is a well known online educator and co-creator of the Ultrasound Podcast, an international free educational tool with over 200 thousand downloads in over 130 countries.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Surgery - Assistant Professor
Academic Divisions Emergency Medicine

Academic Profile

Research Interests

  • Ultrasound
  • Appendicitis
  • Heart Failure

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Surgery - Assistant Professor
Academic Divisions Emergency Medicine

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 581-2730 School of Medicine
Emergency Medicine
30 N 1900 E
Salt Lake City, UT 84132

Academic Bio

Dr Mallin received his Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering and his Doctor of Medicine from the University of South Carolina. He completed residency in Emergency Medicine at the University of Utah School of medicine. Dr Mallin served as chief resident and was awarded the Outstanding Resident Contributor Award during his final year of residency.

Following residency, Dr. Mallin completed the inaugural fellowship in Emergency Ultrasound at the University of Utah School of Medicine. During his felowship year, he was awarded teacher of the year for the Division of Emergency Medicine. In addition to standard bedside ultrasound, he concentrated on cardiac echocardiography, took an Executive Fellowship in Perioperative Echocardiography, and sat for the National Board of Echocardiography’s Examination of Special Competence in Adult Echocardiography. Dr. Mallin now holds Testamur status with the National Board of Echocardiography.

Dr. Mallin’s research experience includes the use of bedside ultrasound in the evaluation of 1st trimester bleeding, central line placement, evaluation of volume status and hemodynamics in septic shock, and evaluation of the use of ultrasound in an emergency setting. Dr Mallin’s current research interests include the bedside application of ultrasound. He is actively conducting studies on the use of ultrasound in the diagnosis of appendicitis and kidney stones. He has AHRQ funding for the STONE study, a multicenter prospective randomized trial compairing ultrasound to CT in the diagnosis of kidney stones.

In addition to research and resident education, Dr Mallin is dedicated to asynchronious learning and has co-developed the Ultrasound Podcast, a free bi-monthly video podcast dedicated to teaching bedside ultrasound worldwide. His listener base is over 200,000 listeners and has been nationally recongnized as one of the premier medical education podcasts. Dr Mallin has also produced a free ultrasound iPhone app called One Minute Ultrasound and is the primary editor and multiple chapter contributor for Introduction to Bedside Ultrasound Vol 1., the first ultrasound iBook due to released in October 2012. Vol 2 is due to be release in late spring.

Dr. Mallin is a tenure track Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery and the director of the emergency ultrasound division and the emergency ultrasound fellowship. His clinical practice will spans the University of Utah Hospital Emergency Department and affiliated Emergency Departments. Dr. Mallin will strive to develop the Emergency Ultrasound Division into a nationally recognized center for ultrasound excellence.


Education History

Type School Degree
Fellowship University of Utah
Residency University of Utah
Affiliated Emergency Medicine
Professional Medical University of South Carolina School of Medicine
Undergraduate University of South Carolina


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