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Bradley Shy

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Emergency Medicine
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  • American Board of Emergency Medicine


  • MD, University of Washington

  • Residency, Emergency Medicine
    New York University School of Medicine


    Dr. Shy is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine.  His clinical foci have been the application of peer review to improve patient safety in the emergency department as well as the incorporation of training residents into quality improvement initiatives.  He has lectured nationally on these topics and currently is involved with several research projects to further investigate these areas of interest. Dr. Shy also chairs an annual Emergency Medicine Quality Symposium for the three residencies in the Mount Sinai Health System. Additionally, he has published many articles and book chapters on these and other areas of research interest. Currently, Dr. Shy serves as the Director of Quality Assurance and Improvement for the Department of Emergency Medicine. He has served formerly as the Assistant Residency Director of Emergency Medicine for Mount Sinai. Dr. Shy is a graduate of Yale University, the University of Washington School of Medicine, and the Emergency Medicine Residency Program at NYU/Bellevue. While on faculty, he became a Clinical Quality Fellow through the fellowship program sponsored by the Greater New York Hospital Association and the United Hospital Fund, which he completed in 2015.


    Regional / National Committees / Advisory Boards:


    ACEP Clinical Policies Subcommittee





Shy BD, Genes N. The Complexities of Studying Computerized Physician Order Entry: Implications for the Perceived Effectiveness of Stroke Order Sets. Annals of emergency medicine 2016 Apr; 67(4).

Shy BD, Kim EY, Genes NG, Lowry T, Loo GT, Hwang U, Richardson LD, Shapiro JS. Increased Identification of Emergency Department 72-hour Returns Using Multi-Hospital Health Information Exchange. Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine 2016 Mar;.

Shy BD, Gutierrez A, Strayer RJ. Bedside Ultrasound to Evaluate Pulmonary Embolism Masquerading as STEMI. J Emerg Med 2015;.

Shy BD, Shapiro JS, Shearer PL. A conceptual framework for improved analyses of 72-hour return cases.. Am J Emerg med 2015; 33(1): 104-7.

Strayer RJ, Shy BJ, Shearer PL. A novel program to improve patient safety by integrating peer review into the emergency medicine residency curriculum.. J Emerg Med 2014; 46(6): 696-701.

Shy BD, Strayer RJ. NSAIDs are an effective alternative to corticosteroids to treat pain in pharyngitis (letter).. Ann Emerg Med 2014; 64(6): 686.

Shy BD. Implications of ECASS III error on emergency department treatment of ischemic stroke (letter).. J Emerg Med 2014; 46(3): 385-6.

Shy BD, Hoffman RS. A descriptive comparison of alcohol-related presenttions at a large urban hospital center from 1902 to 2009.. J med Tox 2012; 3: 271-7.

Reiter DA, Fischman AM, Shy BD. Hepatic artery pseudoaneurysm rupture: a case report and review of the literature. J Emerg Med 2013; 44(1): 100-3.

Shy BD, Howland MA, Strayer RJ. Independent dosing of propofol and ketamine may improve procedural sedation compared with the combination . Ann Emerg Med 2013; 61(2): 256.

Shy BD. Path dependence and the Glasgow Coma Score (letter).. Ann Emerg Med 2012; 56: 559.

Shy BD, Portelli I, Nelson LS. Emergency medicine residents' use of psychostimulants and sedatives to aid in shift work.. Am J Emerg Med 2011; 29: 1034-6.

Shy BD, Howland MA, Hoffman RS. Limited clinical value of bacterial cocaine esterase in cocaine toxicity (letter).. Ann Emerg Med 2010; 55: 484-5.

Shy BD, Gupta A, Hoffman RS. Sodium bicarbonate vs sodium chloride in preventing contrast medium-induced nephropathy (letter).. JAMA 2009; 301: 377-8.

Shy BD, Rea TD, Becker L, Eisenberg ES. Time to intubation and survival in prehospital cardiac arrest. Prehosp Emerg Care 2004; 8: 394-9.

Industry Relationships

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Dr. Shy did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2015 and/or 2016: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

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