Nathan L. Timm, MD

Attending Physician, Division of Emergency Medicine

Director, Office of Emergency Management

Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


Emergency preparedness


Hospital emergency management

MD: University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA, 1997.

Residency: Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, 2000.

Fellowship: Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 2003.

Pediatric Emergency Medicine: 2004.

Certification: Pediatrics, 2000.

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Dotson K, Timm N, Gittelman M. Is spontaneous pneumothorax really a pediatric problem? A national perspectivePediat Emerg Care. 2012 Apr;28(4):340-4.

Timm N, McAneney C, Alpern E, Macy M, Ruddy R. Is pediatric emergency department utilization by pregnant adolescents on the rise? Pediat Emerg Care. 2012 Apr;28(4):307-9.

Rhine T, Gittelman M, Timm N. Prevalence and trends of the adult patient population in a pediatric emergency department. Pediat Emerg Care. 2012 Feb;28(2):141-2.

Kennebeck S, Timm N, Byczkowski T, Murtaugh-Kurowski E, Reeves S. The association of emergency department crowding and time to antibiotics in febrile neonates. Acad Emerg Med. 2011 Dec;18(12):1379-1384.

Showalter C, Kerrey B, Kennebeck S, Timm N. Gastrostomy tube replacement in a pediatric emergency department: frequency of complications and impact of confirmatory imagingAm J Emerg Med. 2012 Oct30(8):1501-6.

Timm N, Gneuhs M. The pediatric hospital incident command system: an innovative approach to hospital emergency management. J Trauma. 2011 Nov;71(5 supplement 2):S503-554.

Alder M, Timm N. A “rare” case of melena in a 3 year old child. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2011 Nov;27(11):1084.

Kennebeck S, Timm N, Spooner A, Farrell M. Impact of electronic health record implementation on patient flow metrics in a pediatric emergency department. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2012 May-Jun;19(3):443-7.

Timm N, Bouvay K, Scheid B, Defoor W. Evaluation and management of STIs in adolescent males: is the chief complaint diagnostic? Pediat Emerg Care. 2011 Nov;27(11):1042-1044.

Murtaugh-Kurowski E, Byczkowski T, Timm N. Return visit characteristics among patients who leave without being seen from a pediatric emergency department. Am J Emerg Med. 2012 Sep;30(7):1019-24.