Emily B. Brant, MD, MS

  • Assistant Professor, Critical Care Medicine and Emergency Medicine (Secondary)
  • NIH T32 Postdoctoral Scholar
  • Interim Medical Director during COVID-19 pandemic, UPMC Williamsport ICU

    Education & Training

  • BS, Biochemistry, Juniata College, 2010
  • MD, Jefferson Medical College, 2014
  • Residency, Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 2014
  • Fellowship, Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 2017
  • MS, Clinical Research, University of Pittsburgh, 2020
Flight Physician of the Year, UPMC Emergency Medicine Residency, 2014
Educator of the Year, UPMC Multidisciplinary Critical Care Training Program, 2017
Fellow of the Year, UPMC Multidisciplinary Critical Care Training Program, 2017
Professionalism accolade, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 2019, 2020
Representative Publications

Brant E, Angus DC. Is high-dose vitamin C beneficial for patients with sepsis? JAMA. 2019; 322(13):1257-1258.

Brant E, Martin-Gill C, Callaway CW, Angus DC, Seymour CW. Prehospital identification of community sepsis using biomarkers of host response. Intensive Care Med.2020;46(4):823-824.

Brant E, Kennedy JN, Martin-Gill C, Jackson V, Peck Palmer OM, Callaway C, Kahn JM, Yealy DM, Angus DC, Seymour CW. Association between intravenous fluid bolus and biomarker trajectory during prehospital care. Prehosp Emerg Care.

Research Interests
  • Early recognition and treatment of sepsis
  • Leveraging machine learning strategies to guide shock resuscitation
  • Prehospital recognition and management of critical illness
  • Medical student education