About Joseph Minardi
Undergraduate: West Virginia Institute of Technology, West Virginia University
Medical School: West Virginia University
Residency: West Virginia University Department of Emergency Medicine
Board Certification: American Board of Emergency Medicine
Professional Societies/Leadership positions: American College of Emergency Physicians, Emergency Ultrasound Section, Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, Academy of Emergency Ultrasound, American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, Society for Ultrasound in Medical Education, Society of Clinical Ultrasound Fellowships, American Society of Echocardiography
Awards/Honors: (including Departmental, School of Medicine, regional, national awards): Outstanding Clinician Award, WVU Dept. of EM 2014, Dean’s Excellence in Education Award, WVU SOM 2014, WVU DEM Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award, 2018
Representative publications (choose 2-4 publications to highlight):
Sayeed Y, Marocco A, Sully K, Werntz C 3rd, Allen A, Minardi J. Feasibility and Implementation of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Training in Occupational Medicine Residency Education. J Occup Environ Med. 2015 Dec;57(12):1347-52.
Minardi J, Monseau A, Shaver E, Pratt A. Right Lower Quadrant Pain in a Young Female: Ultrasound Diagnosis of Rectus Abdominis Tear. J Emerg Med. Epub Aug 2015.
Davis T, Minardi J, Larrabee H, Knight J, Schaeffer G, Ruptured Splenic Artery Aneurysm: A Rare Cause of Shock Diagnosed by Bedside Ultrasound. WestJEM 2015. Accepted for publication.
Minardi J, Marshall T, Massey G, Setzer E, Focused Cardiac Ultrasound: Uncommon but Critical Diagnoses Made at the Point of Care. J Ultrasound Med. 2015 Apr;34(4):727-36.
Professional interests: Clinical and Emergency Ultrasound education for learners at all levels
Personal interests: Spending time with my 2 young boys, cycling, mountain biking, hiking, travel, beer and whisky tasting
Dr. Minardi directs the curriculum thread within the WVU School of Medicine for clinician-performed ultrasound. He graduated from the West Virginia University School of Medicine in 2003 and completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at WVU in 2006. He has been actively involved in the education of physicians since his appointment to the Department of Emergency Medicine in 2006. Since 2007, he has been director of emergency ultrasound, leading ultrasound education for emergency medicine residents as well as continuing medical education for faculty physicians. Since 2011, he has directed the emergency ultrasound fellowship, the only one in West Virginia. The fellowship aims to produce expert clinician-sonographers that are prepared to educate current and future generations of physicians in bedside ultrasound to improve patient care. Dr. Minardi is active in national organizations to promote and improve ultrasound education for physicians in advanced training programs and undergraduate medical education.
Patient Care Information
- Emergency Medicine