Katren Tyler, M.D.
- Vice Chair for Faculty Development, Wellness and Outreach
- Medical Director, Physician Wellness
- Director, Mentoring Academy
- Geriatric Fellowship Director, Department of Emergency Medicine
- Associate Residency Director, Department of Emergency Medicine
- Clinical Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine
Dr. Tyler's clinical interests include the safety and reduction of medical errors, geriatric emergency medicine, and access to health care.
M.B.B.S., Australasian College of Emergency Medicine, Sydney, NSW, Australia 1995
M.B., B.S., Flinders University of Emergency Medicine, Adelaide, Australia, 1992
Emergency Medicine, Australasian College for Emergency Medicine, Sydney, NSW, Australia 1994-2000
Emergency Medicine, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2001-2004
Emergency Medicine, Australasian College of Emergency Medicine, Sydney, NSW, Australia 1999
American Board of Emergency Medicine,
Australasian College for Emergency Medicine,
American College of Emergency Physicians
Australasian College for Emergency Medicine
Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
Honors and Awards
2019-2020 Chancellor's Achievement Award for Diversity and Community: Department Award, 2020
2016-2017 Dean's Award for Excellence in Departmental Mentoring, Department of Emergency Medicine, 2017
2016-2017 Dean's Team Award for Excellence, Geriatric Fracture Program, 2017
First prize, Emergency Medicine Primary Examination, Australasian College for Emergency Medicine, 1996
Primary Examination winner, Australasian College for Emergency Medicine, 1995
Select Recent Publications
Rosen T, Liu SW, Cameron-Comasco L, et al. Geriatric Emergency Medicine Fellowships: Current State of Specialized Training for Emergency Physicians in Optimizing Care for Older Adults. AEM Education and Training. 2020 Feb;4(Suppl 1):S122-S129. doi:10.1002/aet2.10428.
Casey SD, Stevenson DE, Mumma BE, Slee C, Wolinsky PR, Hirsch CH, Tyler K. Emergency Department Pain Management Following Implementation of a Geriatric Hip Fracture Program. West J Emerg Med. 2017 Jun;18(4):585-591. doi:10.5811/westjem.2017.3.32853. Epub 2017 Apr 19. PMID:28611877.
Tyler K, Stevenson D. Respiratory Emergencies in Geriatric Patients. Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2016 Feb;34(1):39-49. doi:10.1016/j.emc.2015.08.003. PMID:26614240.
Tyler K. Regional Anesthesia in Trauma: A Case-based Approach By Gadsden Jeff, MD. Acad Emerg Med. 2014 Feb;21(2):E10. (Media Review).
Bair AE, Caravelli R, Tyler K, Laurin EG. Feasibility of the preoperative Mallampati airway assessment in emergency department patients. J Emerg Med. 2010 Jun;38(5):677-80. doi:10.1016/j.jemermed.2008.12.019. Epub 2009 Mar 17. PMID:19297115.
Tyler K. Helping Children Overcome Fear in a Medical Setting: A Guide for Healthcare Professional. Acad Emerg Med. 2010 Mar:17(3): E12-E12. (Media Review).
Tyler K. Resident work hours. Ann Emerg Med. 2003 Mar;41(3):427-8. doi:10.1067/mem.2003.91. PMID:12630396.
McLean AS, Tyler K. Cardiac tamponade in a postpartum woman with Lemierre's syndrome. Anaesth Intensive Care. 1998 Oct;26(5):582-3. doi:10.1177/0310057X9802600518. PMID:9807617.