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Loice Anne Swisher

Loice Anne Swisher, MD, FAAEM

Clinical Associate Professor


Department: Emergency Medicine

Specialties: Emergency Medicine

Education

  • MD - Temple University School of Medicine (1989)
  • BA in Biology - Gettysburg College (1985)

Memberships / Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Emergency Medicine
    • AAEM Young Physician Section Mentoring Program
    • Peer Review Advisor, AAEM RSA Blog, 2015
    • AAEM Social Media Committee, 2015
    • AAEM Education Committee, 2015
  • Board Member, Emedhome, 2015
  • Rater, Best Evidence in Emergency Medicine
  • Mercy Philadelphia Hospital Infectious Disease Committee
  • Drexel Emergency Medicine Program Evaluation Committee

Loice Swisher, MD, FAAEM, is an attending emergency physician at Mercy Hospital of Philadelphia. She is board certified in emergency medicine.

Clinical Services

Emergency medical procedures

Affiliated Hospitals

Mercy Philadelphia Hospital

Fellowships

  • Medical Education - Medical College of Pennsylvania (1993)

Residencies

  • Emergency Medicine - Medical College of Pennsylvania (1992)

Loice Swisher, MD, FAAEM, is a clinical associate professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine. She is a mentor with the American Association of Emergency Medicine Young Physician Section Mentoring Program and served as a consultant for Emedhome's continuing medical education for online lectures, in addition to serving on the board of Emedhome.

She has also been a contributor for the curated community commentary for Academic Life in Emergency Medicine's Medical Education in Cases, including:

Publications

Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications

"Book and Media Review:  Rosen’s & Barkin’s 5-Minute Emergency Consult, 5th Edition"
Swisher, L
Ann. Emerg Med; 66(1): 96, 2015

"Ruptured renal artery aneurysm: an uncommon cause of acute abdominal pain"
Ufberg JW, McNeil B, Swisher L
J Emerg Med; 25(1): 35-8, July 2003

"Reliability of performance-based clinical skill assessment of emergency medicine residents"
Burdick WP, Ben-David MF, Swisher L, Becher J, Magee D, McNamara R, Zwanger M
Ann. Emerg Med; 3(12): 1119-23, December 1996

"Needlelicker’s Osteomyelitis"
Swisher LA,  Roberts JR, Glynn MJ
Am J Emerg Med; 12(3): 343-6, May 1994

"Death notification in the emergency department: a survey of residents and attending physicians"
Swisher LA, Nieman LZ, Nilsen GJ, Spivey WH
Ann Emerg Med; 22(8): 1319-23, August 1993

Non-Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications

"Cerebellar Mutism"
Swisher L.
The Childhood Brain Tumor Foundation

Blog

Lions, Tigers and Bears
Emergency Medicine News

Presentations

Recent Local Presentations
"Night Shift: Taking Your Life in Your Hands"
Drexel Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds
July 1, 2015

"Fluorescein Workshop"
Intern Boot Camp
June 24, 2015

"The Shoulder"
Radiology Conference, Drexel Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds
April 1, 2015

"Distracted Medicine"
Mercy Philadelphia Internal Medicine Noon Rounds
February 19, 2015

"The Elbow"
Radiology Conference, Drexel Emergency Medicine Residency Grand Rounds
February 11, 2015

"The Wrist"
Radiology Conference, Drexel Emergency Medicine Residency Grand Rounds
January 7, 2015

"The Carpal Bones"
Radiology Conference, Drexel Emergency Medicine Residency Grand Rounds
December 11, 2014

"The Ethics of Ebola"
Mercy Philadelphia Hospital Ethics Committee- Guest Speaker
October 15 , 2014

Schwartz Center Rounds: "Ebola"
Mercy Philadelphia Hospital
September 30, 2014

"Eyes in Emergency Medicine"
Drexel Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds
September 24, 2014

"Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment and Emergency Medicine"
Mercy Philadelphia Ethics Committee Guest Speaker
May 21, 2014

"Use of End Tidal CO2 in Emergency Medicine"
Drexel Emergency Medicine Residency Grand Rounds
January 15, 2014

"Dearly Departed: A Journey of Two Troubled Souls Where Addictions Won"
Schwartz Center Rounds, Mercy Philadelphia Hospital
November 25, 2014

"EMTALA and Pregnancy in a Catholic Institution" (Panelist)
Schwartz Center Rounds, Mercy Philadelphia Hospital
September 24, 2013

"26-Year-Old with an Aortic Dissection"
Internal Medicine Mortality and Morbidity Conference
March 28, 2013

"Ophthalmology in Emergency Medicine"
Drexel Emergency Medicine Residency Grand Rounds
November 14, 2012

"Changing Formularies and Shortage of Outpatient Medications" (Panelist)
Schwartz Center Rounds, Mercy Philadelphia
January 31, 2012

National Presentation
"Being Like Sherlock:; The Case of the Messed Up Wrist"
AAEM Open Mic Competition, AAEM Scientific Assembly, Austin, Texas
March 2, 2015

* This physician's clinical practice is independent of Drexel University.


Contact Information


Academic Office

Department of Emergency Medicine
Mercy Philadelphia Hospital
501 South 54th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 215.748.9740