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Ellen Weber, M.D.

Emergency medicine specialist


Emergency Department
505 Parnassus Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-1037
Physician Referrals: (415) 353-1238

Conditions & Treatments

  • Emergency Care

More about Ellen Weber


Harvard University 1983


UCSF, Internal Medicine 1986


UCSF, Emergency Medicine

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Weber EJ. A new marketplace in Med Ed: innovation or just rebranding? Emerg Med J. 2015 Oct; 32(10):759.
  2. Bekmezian A, Fee C, Weber E. Clinical pathway improves pediatrics asthma management in the emergency department and reduces admissions. J Asthma. 2015 Oct; 52(8):806-14.
  3. Weber EJ. Practicing what we teach: in order to teach patient-centered care, we need to deliver it. Acad Med. 2015 Jan; 90(1):14-5.
  4. Weber EJ. A man walks into an ED…. Emerg Med J. 2014 Dec; 31(12):950.
  5. Mason S, Mountain G, Turner J, Arain M, Revue E, Weber EJ. Innovations to reduce demand and crowding in emergency care; a review study. Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med. 2014; 22(1):55.
  6. Weber EJ. Who is the journal for? Emerg Med J. 2014 Jan; 31(1):2.
  7. Bekmezian A, Fee C, Bekmezian S, Maselli JH, Weber E. Emergency department crowding and younger age are associated with delayed corticosteroid administration to children with acute asthma. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2013 Oct; 29(10):1075-81.
  8. Weber EJ, Mason S, Freeman JV, Coster J. Implications of England's four-hour target for quality of care and resource use in the emergency department. Ann Emerg Med. 2012 Dec; 60(6):699-706.
  9. Fee C, Johnson N, Torres H, Weber EJ. Pneumonia quality measures not associated with antibiotics for congestive heart failure patients. J Emerg Med. 2013 Mar; 44(3):577-84.
  10. Rabin E, Kocher K, McClelland M, Pines J, Hwang U, Rathlev N, Asplin B, Trueger NS, Weber E. Solutions to emergency department 'boarding' and crowding are underused and may need to be legislated. Health Aff (Millwood). 2012 Aug; 31(8):1757-66.
  11. Smith AK, McCarthy E, Weber E, Cenzer IS, Boscardin J, Fisher J, Covinsky K. Half of older Americans seen in emergency department in last month of life; most admitted to hospital, and many die there. Health Aff (Millwood). 2012 Jun; 31(6):1277-85.
  12. Weber EJ. Defining frequent use: the numbers no longer count. Ann Emerg Med. 2012 Jul; 60(1):33-4.
  13. Hwang U, Weber EJ, Richardson LD, Sweet V, Todd K, Abraham G, Ankel F. A research agenda to assure equity during periods of emergency department crowding. Acad Emerg Med. 2011 Dec; 18(12):1318-23.
  14. Pines JM, Hilton JA, Weber EJ, Alkemade AJ, Al Shabanah H, Anderson PD, Bernhard M, Bertini A, Gries A, Ferrandiz S, Kumar VA, Harjola VP, Hogan B, Madsen B, Mason S, Ohlén G, Rainer T, Rathlev N, Revue E, Richardson D, Sattarian M, Schull MJ. International perspectives on emergency department crowding. Acad Emerg Med. 2011 Dec; 18(12):1358-70.
  15. Mason S, Weber EJ, Coster J, Freeman J, Locker T. Time patients spend in the emergency department: England's 4-hour rule-a case of hitting the target but missing the point? Ann Emerg Med. 2012 May; 59(5):341-9.
  16. Pines JM, Asplin BR, Kaji AH, Lowe RA, Magid DJ, Raven M, Weber EJ, Yealy DM. Frequent users of emergency department services: gaps in knowledge and a proposed research agenda. Acad Emerg Med. 2011 Jun; 18(6):e64-9.
  17. Weber EJ, McAlpine I, Grimes B. Mandatory triage does not identify high-acuity patients within recommended time frames. Ann Emerg Med. 2011 Aug; 58(2):137-42.
  18. Meeker E, Dennehy CE, Weber EJ, Kayser SR. Emergency department management of patients on warfarin therapy. Ann Emerg Med. 2011 Aug; 58(2):192-9.
  19. Fee C, Weber EJ, Bacchetti P, Maak CA. Effect of emergency department crowding on pneumonia admission care components. Am J Manag Care. 2011 Apr; 17(4):269-78.
  20. Weber EJ, Mason S, Carter A, Hew RL. Emptying the corridors of shame: organizational lessons from England's 4-hour emergency throughput target. Ann Emerg Med. 2011 Feb; 57(2):79-88.e1.

Publications are derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and provided by UCSF Profiles, a service of the Clinical & Translational Science Institute (CTSI) at UCSF. Researchers can make corrections and additions to their publications by logging on to UCSF Profiles.