Chandra Aubin, MD

Chandra Aubin, MD

Assistant Director of Faculty Development; Professor, Emergency Medicine


  • B.A./M.D., University of Missouri, Kansas City, Missouri, 1983


  • Residency: North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, New York 1986
  • Residency: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 2000
  • Chief Resident: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 2000

Licensure and Board Certification

  • Missouri
  • Emergency Medicine
  • ATLS
  • American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

Honors and Awards

  • Golden Apple Award for Outstanding Didactic Teaching 2001-02, 2005-06, 2010-2011, 2012-2013
  • Nominated for Neville Grant Award for Clinical Excellence, 2010
  • Top Ten Speaker, AAEM Scientific Assembly Feb 2006, “How to Recognize and Avoid Common Errors in Emergency Medicine”, 2006
  • Top Ten Speaker, AAEM Scientific Assembly, Feb 2007, “Obstetric Pitfalls”, 2007
  • Top Ten Speaker, AAEM Scientific Assembly, Feb 2008, “High Risk Diagnoses, Near Misses”, 2008
  • Council of Residency Directors Emergency Medicine Academic Assembly in Denver, CO, March 2013. Winner, Best Education Innovation, Moderated Oral Poster Session “Teams Teaching Other Teams”
  • CORD April 2015, 890: Best Presentation Runner up. “Highlighting Diversity in Your Training Program and Increasing Awareness of Health Care Disparities”



  1. Chapman DM, Char DM, Aubin C. Chapter 10: Clinical Decision Making . Rosen’s Emergency Medicine, Concepts and Clinical Practice. 6th ed. St. Louis, MO: Mosby; 2004, 7th ed 2006
  2. Aubin C, Mullins, M. Theophylline Toxicity, Emedicine– Pediatrics, Asthma Resource Center
  3. Frazee B, Aubin C, Chapter –, Second and Third Trimester Ultrasound, Emergency Ultrasound, Ma and Mateer, second edition, 2007
  4. Aubin C, Chapter –, Hernias, Adams Textbook of Emergency Medicine, 6/2008, second edition 6/2012

Peer Reviewed Manuscripts

  1. Jang T, Aubin C. Resident Ultrasonography in Symptomatic First-Trimester Pregnancy and Department Length of Stay. Int J Em Int Med 2003;1.
  2. Jang T, Aubin C, Naunheim RS, Sineff S. Quick-Look Sonography (QLS): A Useful Addition to the Physical Exam of Patients with Non-Traumatic Abdominal Pain. The Internet Journal of Emergency Medicine 2003;1.
  3. Jang T, Docherty M, Aubin C, Polites G. Resident Performed Compression Ultrasonography for the Detection of Proximal Deep Vein Thrombosis: Fast and Accurate. Acad Emerg Med; 2004 Mar, 11(3): 319-322. PMID: 15001419
  4. Jang T, Sineff S, Naunhein R, Aubin C. Residents Should Not Independently Perform Focused Abdominal Sonography for Trauma After 10 Training Exams. J Ultrasound in Medicine; 23:793-797. PMID 15244303.
  5. Jang T, Aubin C, Naunheim R. Minimum Training for RUQ Sonography. Am J Emerg Med. 2004 Oct:22(6):439-43O. PMID: 15698062
  6. Jang T, Aubin C, Naunheim R, Char D. Ultrasonography of the internal jugular vein in patients with dyspnea without jugular venous distention on physical examination. Ann Emerg Med. 2004 Aug;44(2):160-8. PMID: 15278091
  7. Jang T, Aubin C. The use of serial ocular ultrasonography in the care of patients with head injury. Ann Emerg Med. 2005 Mar;45(3):336-7. PMID 15726064
  8. Aubin C, Newman, D. Does this woman have an acute, uncomplicated urinary tract infection? A Rational Clinical Exam Abstract. Accepted for publication January, 2007, Annals of Emergency Medicine.
  9. Jang T, Naunheim R, Sineff S, Aubin C. Operator confidence correlates with more accurate abdominal ultrasounds by emergency medicine residents. J Emerg Med. 2007 Aug;33(2):175-9. PMID 17692770
  10. Naunheim RS, Treaster M, Aubin C Ventricular Fibrillation in a man shot with a Taser.. Emerg Med J. 2010 Aug;27(8):645-6 PMID 20515900
  11. Jang T, Aubin C, Naunheim R, Lewis LM, Kaji AH. Jugular vein ultrasound and pulmonary oedema in patiens with suspected congestive heart failure. EUr J EMerg Med. 2010 May 27. PMID 20512038
  12. Jang T, Aubin C, Naunheim, R, Lewis LM, Kaji AH Jugular Venous distension on ultrasound: sensitivity and specificity for heart failure in patients with dyspnea. AM J Emerg Med. 2011 Nov;29(9):1198-201. PMID 20951530
  13. Jang TB, Aubin C , Naunheim R, Lewis LM, Kaji AH The predictive value of physical examination findings in patients with suspected acute heart failure syndrome. J. Intern Emerg Med. 2012 June;7(3):271-4 PMID 22094407
  14. Jang T, Aubin C, Naunheim R, Lewis LM, Kaji AH. Sonographic assessment of jugular venous distension and B-type natriuretic peptide levels in patient with dyspnea. Emerg Med J. 2012 Jun;29(^): 477-81 PMID 21515878
  15. Jang T, Kryder G, Sineff s, Naunheim r, Aubin C, Kaji, AH The technical errors of physicians learning to perform focused assessment with sonography in trauma. Acad Emerg Med. 2012 Jan;19(1):98-101. PMID: 22211463