Kamal Gursahani, MD, MBA

Vice Chair for Education; Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine

Education

  • B.A., Chemistry, Columbia University, New York, NY. 1997
  • M.D., University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine, Columbia, MO. 2002
  • M.B.A., John Cook School of Business, Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, MO. 2012

Training

  • Residency, Emergency Medicine, St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY. 2005

Licensure and Board Certification

  • Missouri State Medical License
  • American Board of Emergency Medicine
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support Instructor
  • EPIC Certified Physician Builder

Honors

  • Semi-Finalist, Idea2Product Competition, Saint Louis University, 2012
  • International Honor Society, John Cook School of Business “The Best in Business” for academic excellence, 2012
  • Beta sigma Gamma, John Cook School of Business, 2012
  • Nominee, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Young Leaders Award, 2012

Recent Publications

Peer Reviewed Manuscripts

  1. Kinney EP, Gursahani K, Armbrecht E, Dalawari P.  Does emergency department length of stay predict trauma outcomes at a Level 1 trauma center?  J Hosp Admin. 4(5) 2015
  2. Kraus EM, Bakanas E, Gursahani K, Dubois JM.  Establishing the Need and Identifying Goals for a Curriculum in Medical Business Ethics:  A Survey of Students and Residents at Two Medical Centers in Missouri.  BMC Research Notes. Nov 2014
  3. DuBois JM, Kraus EM, Gursahani K, Mikulec T, Bakanas E.  Curricular priorities for business ethics in medical practice and research:  Recommendations from Delphi consensus panels.  BMC Medical Education. Oct 2014
  4. Gursahani K.  New Innovations:  Cardiopulmonary plunger resuscitation.  NAEMPS News December 2011;20
  5. Lee DC, Chu J, Bania TC, Elliott DT, Perez E, Gursahani K.  Treatment and outcome of elder patients who present with acute abdominal pain.  Acad Emerg Med 2005:12(5):S(1)161
  6. Lee DC, Chu J, Bania TC, Elliott DT, Perez E, Gursahani K.  Age is not associated with increased admission rates, hospital length-of-stay, or mortality in elderly Emergency Department patients presenting with undifferentiated abdominal pain.  Ann Emerg Med 2005:46(3):S119
  7. Gursahani K, Tobias JD.  Fatal cardiac dysrhythmia following a bupropion overdose in an adolescent.  J Intensive Care Med.  2002;17: 136-8

Non peer reviewed publications

  1. Gursahani, K.  Altered Mental Status-Heat Related Illness.  i-Human Patients.  11/2015
  2. Gursahani K.  Case3: An Avoidable Patient Fall & the Model of Healthcare Delivery, Exploring Integrity in Medicine.  The Bander Center for Medical Business Ethics Casebook 204. http://www.slu.edu/bander-center-home/education/bander-center-casebook
  3. Gursahani K.  Case 6:  The Business of Prostate Cancer.  Exploring Integrity in Medicine.  The Bander Center for Medical Business Ethics Csebook 2014.  http://www.slu.edu/bander-center-home/education/bander-center-casebook
  4. Gursahani K. Case 9:  The Business of Knee Injuries.  Exploring Integrity in Medicine.  The Bander Center for Medical Business Ethics Casebook 2014.  http://www.slu.edu/bander-center-home/education/bander-center-casebook
  5. Gursahani K.  Case 10:  Defensive Medicine.  The Bander Center for Medical Business Ethics Casebook 2014.  http://www.slu.edu/bander-center-home/education/bander-center-casebook
  6. Gursahani, K. Delucia, J.  Medical Ethics:  When is More Care Better Care?  Emergency Physicians Monthly.  February 26th. 2013.  http://www.epmonthly.com/features/current-features/med-ethics-when-is-more-care-better-care/
  7. Gursahani, K.  Delucia J.  Medical Ethics:  Admissions & Omissions.  Emergency Physicians Monthly.  May 14th 2013.  http://www.epmonthly.com/features/current-features/medical-ethics-admissions-and-omissions/
  8. Gursahani, K. Delucia, J.  Medical Ethics:  The Free Ride.  Emergency Physicians Monthly.  June 4th, 013.  http://epmonthly.com/features/current-features/ethics-the-free-ride/