Judith A. Linden, MD

Professor, Emergency Medicine

Judith Linden
617.414.4929

Biography

Judith Linden, MD, MED, Emergency Medicine, is known for her expertise in violence against women/sexual assault and substance use disorder recognition and intervention. She was co-investigator for a National Institute of Justice-sponsored program to train medical and law students to advocate for victims of intimate partner violence (IPV), developed best practices for IPV documentation, and served for many years on the Massachusetts Medical Society Committee on Violence. She co-led a program for Israeli and Palestinian health care workers, focused on developing best practices and interventions for intimate partner violence survivors. Dr. Linden published an invited review in the New England Journal of Medicine on the acute care of sexual assault survivors, cited 106 times and downloaded internationally. She served on a committee to update CDC Guidelines for the treatment/prevention of STI in sexual assault victims, and currently serves on the AAMC’s Women in Medicine and Science Intimate Partner Violence Task Force. Dr. Linden has trained physicians in brief intervention and referral for treatment in substance use disorders. She was a co¬≠investigator on a $1.3 million Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) grant to develop and evaluate a web-based curriculum to assist providers identify and treat neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) and opioid use disorders (OUD) among child bearing age women. More than 300 prescribers have completed the course in person or online. She is a champion of increasing diversity in academic Emergency Medicine, and currently serves on the American College of Emergency Physicians Committee on Diversity and Inclusion in Academic Promotion, as well as the AWAEM (Academy for Women in Emergency Medicine) Administrative Leadership Development Committee.

Education

  • George Washington University School of Medicine, MD
  • Brandeis University, BA

Publications

  • Published on 5/23/2020

    Farrell NM, Hayes BD, Linden JA. Critical medication shortages further dwindling hospital resources during COVID-19. Am J Emerg Med. 2020 May 23. PMID: 32471781.

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  • Published on 4/1/2019

    Linden JA, Schneider JI, Cotter A, Drexel S, Frosch E, Martin ND, Canavan C, Holtman M, Mitchell PM, Feldman JA. Variability in Institutional Board Review for a Multisite Assessment of Resident Professionalism. J Empir Res Hum Res Ethics. 2019 04; 14(2):117-125. PMID: 30866723.

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  • Published on 2/19/2019

    Lin MP, Lall MD, Samuels-Kalow M, Das D, Linden JA, Perman S, Chang AM, Agrawal P. Impact of a Women-focused Professional Organization on Academic Retention and Advancement: Perceptions From a Qualitative Study. Acad Emerg Med. 2019 03; 26(3):303-316. PMID: 30667132.

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  • Published on 8/1/2018

    Linden JA, Feldman JA, Nelson KP. In reply. Ann Emerg Med. 2018 08; 72(2):224-225. PMID: 30031513.

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  • Published on 3/30/2018

    Linden JA, Breaud AH, Mathews J, McCabe KK, Schneider JI, Liu JH, Halpern LE, Barron RJ, Clyne B, Smith JL, Kauffman DF, Dempsey MS, Dechert TA, Mitchell PM. The Intersection of Gender and Resuscitation Leadership Experience in Emergency Medicine Residents: A Qualitative Study. AEM Educ Train. 2018 Apr; 2(2):162-168. PMID: 30051083.

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  • Published on 1/31/2018

    Jordan J, Linden JA, Maculatis MC, Hern HG, Schneider JI, Wills CP, Marshall JP, Friedman A, Yarris LM. Identifying the Emergency Medicine Personality: A Multisite Exploratory Pilot Study. AEM Educ Train. 2018 Apr; 2(2):91-99. PMID: 30051075.

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  • Published on 9/21/2017

    Madsen TE, Linden JA, Rounds K, Hsieh YH, Lopez BL, Boatright D, Garg N, Heron SL, Jameson A, Kass D, Lall MD, Melendez AM, Scheulen JJ, Sethuraman KN, Westafer LM, Safdar B. Current Status of Gender and Racial/Ethnic Disparities Among Academic Emergency Medicine Physicians. Acad Emerg Med. 2017 Oct; 24(10):1182-1192. PMID: 28779488.

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  • Published on 9/19/2017

    Linden JA, Grimmnitz B, Hagopian L, Breaud AH, Langlois BK, Nelson KP, Hart LL, Feldman JA, Brown J, Reid M, Desormeau E, Mitchell PM. Is the Pelvic Examination Still Crucial in Patients Presenting to the Emergency Department With Vaginal Bleeding or Abdominal Pain When an Intrauterine Pregnancy Is Identified on Ultrasonography? A Randomized Controlled Trial. Ann Emerg Med. 2017 Dec; 70(6):825-834. PMID: 28935285.

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  • Published on 5/23/2017

    Hunter A, McGreevy J, Linden J. Pathologic C-spine fracture with low risk mechanism and normal physical exam. Am J Emerg Med. 2017 Sep; 35(9):1383.e1-1383.e2. PMID: 28554588.

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  • Published on 5/15/2017

    Leo MM, Langlois BK, Pare JR, Mitchell P, Linden J, Nelson KP, Amanti C, Carmody KA. Ultrasound vs. Computed Tomography for Severity of Hydronephrosis and Its Importance in Renal Colic. West J Emerg Med. 2017 Jun; 18(4):559-568. PMID: 28611874.

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