William J. Brady, MD


Professor of Emergency Medicine, Medicine, & Nursing
Vice-Chair for Faculty Affairs, Department of Emergency Medicine
The David A. Harrison Distinguished Educator
Chair, UVAHS Resuscitation Committee
Co-Chair, UVAHS Airway Committee
Medical Director, Emergency Management
Medical Director, Life Support Learning Center
Operational Medical Director, Albemarle County Fire Rescue, Madison County EMS, Seminole Trail Volunteer Fire Department, and Special Event Medical Management
Associate Editor, The American Journal of Emergency Medicine

P.O. Box 800699
Charlottesville, VA 22908-0699
Phone: (434) 924-8485
Fax: (434) 924-2877
E-mail: wb4z@virginia.edu

Founding Member of the Academy for Excellence in Education, University of Virginia School of Medicine.
Recipient of the 2020 Thomas Jefferson EMS Regional Award, Physician with Outstanding Contribution to EMS, Thomas Jefferson EMS Council.


  • Chief Resident, Emergency Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin (1994)
  • Residency, Emergency Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin (1994)
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Medical College of Virginia (1991)
  • MD, Medical College of Virginia (1988)
  • BA, History, University of Virginia (1984)

Clinical and Research Interests

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Resuscitation
  • Electrocardiography
  • Emergency Medical Systems
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Large Event and Disaster Medicine

Recent Publications

  • Summer Chavez, Alex Koyfman, Michael Gottlieb, William J. Brady, Brandon M. Carius, Stephen Y. Liang, Brit Long, Ebola virus disease: A review for the emergency medicine clinician, The American Journal of Emergency Medicine, Volume 70, 2023, Pages 30-40, ISSN 0735-6757, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajem.2023.04.037 (https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0735675723002255)
  • Alblaihed L, Brady WJ, Al-Salamah T, Mattu A: Dysrhythmias Associated with COVID-19: Review and Management Considerations. Am J Emerg Med 2023;64:164-8.
  • Alblaihed L, Kositz C, Brady WJ, Al-Salamah T, Mattu A:  A brief review of the diagnosis and management of arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy. Am J Emerg Med 2023;65:146–53.
  • Horning J, Griffith D, Slovis C, Brady W: Pre-Arrival Care of the Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Victim. Emerg Med Clin NA 2023 (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.emc.2023.03.001).
  • Long B, Liang SY, Carius BM, Chavez S, Gottlieb M, Koyfman A, Brady WJ: Mimics of Monkeypox: Considerations for the emergency medicine clinician.  Am J Emerg Med 2023;65:172–8.
  • Berberian J, Brady WJ, Matt A (eds): EMRA EKG Guide. ed 2. Dallas, TX, Emergency Medicine Residents’ Association / American College of Emergency Physicians, 2022.
  • ME Winters, K Hu, JP Martinez, H Mallemat, WJ Brady. The Critical Care Literature 2021. American Journal of Emergency Medicine 63 (2023) 12-21. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajem.2022.10.025
  • Long B, Chavez S, Gottlieb M, Montrief T, Brady WJ. Local anesthetic systemic toxicity: A narrative review for emergency clinicians. Am J Emerg Med. 2022 Jun 13;59:42-48. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2022.06.017. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35777259.
  • Long B, Carius BM, Chavez S, Liang SY, Brady WJ, Koyfman A, Gottlieb M. Clinical update on COVID-19 for the emergency clinician: Presentation and evaluation. Am J Emerg Med. 2022 Apr;54:46-57. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2022.01.028. Epub 2022 Jan 21. PMID: 35121478; PMCID: PMC8779861.
  • Rouleau SG, Brady WJ, Koyfman A, Long B. Transcatheter aortic valve replacement complications: A narrative review for emergency clinicians, Am J Emerg Med, 56 (2022) 77-86. ISSN 0735-6757, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajem.2022.03.042.
  • Brady WJ, Chavez S, Gottlieb M, Lian ST, Carius B, Koyfman a, Long B. Clinical update on COVID-19 for the emergency clinician: Cardiac arrest in the out-of-hospital and in-hospital settings, Am J Emerg Med, 57 (2022)  114-123. ISSN 0735-6757, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajem.2022.04.031.
  • Banfield WH, Elghawy O, Dewanjee A, Brady WJ. Impact of COVID-19 on emergency department management of stroke and STEMI. A narrative review. Am J Emeg Med 57 (2022) 91-97. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajem.2022.04.033
  • Eninboro D, Brady W. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation training: A narrative review comparing traditional educational programs with alternative, reduced-resource methods of CPR instruction for lay providers. Am J Emerg Med. 56 (2022) 196-204. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajem.2022.03.053