Emily Andrada, M.D. for UC Davis Health

Emily Andrada, M.D.

Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Education

Instructor of Record, Medical Education Area of Scholarly Concentration

Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine

To see if Emily Andrada is accepting new patients, or for assistance finding a UC Davis doctor, please call 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284).



Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Locations and Contact

UC Davis Children's Hospital

UC Davis Children's Hospital
2315 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817

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Philosophy of Care

It is a such a privilege to be of service to children who are suffering from illness or injury. My goal is to assist in every child's recovery and expeditious return to a safe and supportive home and family.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Andrada completed training in general pediatrics and a fellowship in pediatric emergency medicine. She provides care to acutely ill and injured children in the pediatric emergency department and has a special clinical interest in pediatric resuscitation, pediatric trauma, and wound care management.


Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medicine

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Children's Hospital

Undergraduate School

B.S., Nursing, UCLA, Los Angeles CA 1990

Medical School

M.D., UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento CA 1996


Pediatrics, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 1996-1997


Pediatrics, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 1997-1999


Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Hasbro Children's Hospital, Brown Medical School, Providence RI 1999-2002

Academic Teacher of the Year Award, UC Davis, Department of Emergency Medicine, 2015, 2019, 2021

Dean’s Award for Excellence in Education and Teaching, UC Davis, 2020

Emergency Medicine Award for Excellence, UC Davis, Department of Emergency Medicine, 2017

Humanism Award, Department of Emergency Medicine, 2013

Clinical Teaching Award, Department of Emergency Medicine (2007-2008), 2008

Clinical Teaching Award, Department of Pediatrics (2004-2005), 2005

Rookie of the Year Award, Department of Pediatrics (2003-2004), 2004

Awarded commendation for excellence in care in pediatric emergency department as pediatric resident, 1999

Awarded commendation for outstanding leadership in pediatric residency, 1998

Dean's List, 1990

Alpha Omega Alpha, 1999

Andrada E, Danielson A, Magaña J, Tzimenatos L, Clarke S. A pirate ship sailed into the yacht club: How we built a novel pediatric emergency medicine curriculum for an emergency medicine training program. AEM Educ Train. 2021 Jul 1;5(3):e10635. doi:10.1002/aet2.10635. PMID:34471791.

Chamberlain JM, Okada P, Holsti M, Mahajan P, Brown KM, Vance C, Gonzalez V, Lichenstein R, Stanley R, Brousseau DC, Grubenhoff J, Zemek R, Johnson DW, Clemons TE, Baren J; Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN). Lorazepam vs diazepam for pediatric status epilepticus: a randomized clinical trial. JAMA. 2014 Apr 23-30;311(16):1652-60. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.2625. PMID:24756515.

Shaw KN, Lillis KA, Ruddy RM, Mahajan PV, Lichenstein R, Olsen CS, Chamberlain JM; Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network. Reported medication events in a paediatric emergency research network: sharing to improve patient safety. Emerg Med J. 2013 Oct;30(10):815-9. doi:10.1136/emermed-2012-201642. Epub 2012 Oct 31. PMID:23117714.

Dharmar M, Romano PS, Kuppermann N, Nesbitt TS, Cole SL, Andrada ER, Vance C, Harvey DJ, Marcin JP. Impact of critical care telemedicine consultations on children in rural emergency departments. Crit Care Med. 2013 Oct;41(10):2388-95. doi:10.1097/CCM.0b013e31828e9824. PMID:23921273.

Wintemute GJ, Anton A, Andrada E, Ribeira R. Compliance with an ordinance requiring the use of personal flotation devices by children in public waterways. West J Emerg Med. 2013 Mar;14(2):200-3. doi:10.5811/westjem.2012.1.11717. PMID:23599870.

Chamberlain JM, Shaw KN, Lillis KA, Mahajan PV, Ruddy RM, Lichenstein R, Olsen CS, Dean JM; Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network. Creating an infrastructure for safety event reporting and analysis in a multicenter pediatric emergency department network. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2013 Feb;29(2):125-30. doi:10.1097/PEC.0b013e31828043a5. PMID:23364372.

Naylor DT, Dhingra KR, Andrada ER. Tension pneumothorax in child with mild viral symptoms. West J Emerg Med. 2010 May;11(2):223. PMID:20823986.

Chun TH, Amanullah S, Karishma-Bahl D, Machan JT, Andrada ER, Lewander WJ. Comparison of methohexital and pentobarbital as sedative agents for pediatric emergency department patients for computed tomography. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2009 Oct;25(10):648-50. doi:10.1097/pec.0b013e3181bd9401. PMID:21465691.

Shaw KN, Ruddy RM, Olsen CS, Lillis KA, Mahajan PV, Dean JM, Chamberlain JM; Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network. Pediatric patient safety in emergency departments: unit characteristics and staff perceptions. Pediatrics. 2009 Aug;124(2):485-93. doi:10.1542/peds.2008-2858. Epub 2009 Jul 27. PMID:19651575.

Bair AE, Rose JS, Vance CW, Andrada-Brown E, Kuppermann N. Ultrasound-assisted peripheral venous access in young children: a randomized controlled trial and pilot feasibility study. West J Emerg Med. 2008 Nov;9(4):219-24. PMID:19561750.