Section of Emergency Medicine
Professor of Medicine
Referring Physician Access Line: 1-877-DOM-2730
|BS||1970||Holy Cross College||Liberal Arts
|MSW||1972||Fordham University||Social Service
|Residency||1981||Michael Reese Hospital||Internal Medicine
|Residency||1983||The University of Chicago||Emergency Medicine
Dr. Walter’s academic and clinical interests are currently focused on prehospital care, collaboration with community-based physicians, and patient safety.
Adult emergency medicine, especially patient education, patient safety, quality improvement, and systems/operational issues in emergency department care.
- Lenhardt R, Catrambone C, McDermott M, Walter J, Williams S, Weiss K. Improving pediatric asthma care through surveillance: the Illinois Emergency Department Asthma Collaborative. Pediatrics 2006;117:96-105
- Lenhardt R, Catrambone C, McDermott M, Walter J, Weiss K. Asthma emergency department visit: treating a crisis in the midst of uncontrolled disease. Annals of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology (accepted for publication, 2007)
- Sandoval E, Smith S, Walter J, Brown S, Hickner J. A comparison of frequent and infrequent visitors to an urban emergency departments. Journal of Emergency Medicine ( accepted for publication, 2008)