Wendy Huang, MD
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
Wendy Huang, MD, is an assistant professor of emergency medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. She earned her bachelor’s degree at the University of Waterloo (Ontario, Canada) and her medical degree at Wayne State University in Detroit, where she was a public health promotion coordinator and global health chair as a member of the student body. She contributed to a medical team in Haiti as a medical student, in a trip organized by Wayne State’s World Health Student Organization.
At Washington University, she completed an emergency medicine residency and a fellowship in emergency ultrasound. She is certified in advanced cardiac life support, pediatric advanced life support, and advanced trauma life support. She is a member of the American College of Emergency Physicians and the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, among other organizations. She was active in research while an undergraduate and medical student, and continues research pursuits: a current study is titled “Implementation of Resuscitative Transesophageal Echocardiogram”, where she is a co-investigator.
In her fellowship year, she contributed significantly to the education of emergency medicine interns and residents, as well as to paramedics. Topics included basic ultrasound skills for paramedics, improved pain control in hip fracture patients, a simulator-based resuscitative TEE (transesophageal echocardiography) curriculum, and ultrasound instruction and mentorship to help master image acquisition and interpretation.