William J. Brady, MD

William J. Brady, MD

Brady New Pic 2011
William J. Brady, MD

Professor of Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine
Chair, Resuscitation Committee
Medical Director, Emergency Preparedness and Response
Medical Director, Life Support Learning Center
Operational Medical Director, Charlottesville-Albemarle Rescue Squad, Albemarle County Fire Rescue, and Special Event Medical Management

P.O. Box 800699                                                                  
Charlottesville, VA 22908
Phone: (434) 924-8485
Fax: (434) 982-4118                                                            
E-mail: wb4z@virginia.edu


  • BA, History, University of Virginia (1984)
  • MD, Medical College of Virginia (1988)
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Medical College of Virginia (1991)
  • Residency, Emergency Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin (1994)
  • Chief Resident, Emergency Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin (1994)


Clinical and Research Interests:

  • Emergency medicine
  • Resuscitation
  • Electrocardiography
  • Emergency Medical Systems
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Large Event and Disaster Medicine


Personal Interests:

  • My family
  • Childrens' Athletics
  • Furniture/Wood Working
  • Coin collecting


Most Recent Publications:

  • Josseaume J, Verner L, Brady WJ, Duchateau FX: Multidrug-resistant bacteria among patients treated in foreign hospitals: Management considerations during medical repatriation. J Travel Med 2013;20:22-8.
  • Duchateau FX, MD, Legrand JM, MD, Verner L, Brady WJ: Commercial Aircraft Repatriation of Patients with Pneumothorax. Air Med J 2013;32:200-2.
  • Carlberg D, Tsuchitani S, Barlotta KS, Brady WJ: Serum Troponin Testing in Patients with PSVT: Outcome after Emergency Department Care. Am J Emerg Med 2011;29:545-8.
  • Brady WJ, Gurka K, Mehring B, Peberdy MA, O’Connor RE:  In-hospital Cardiac Arrest: Impact of Monitoring and Witnessed Event on Patient Survival and Neurologic Status at Hospital Discharge.  Resuscitation 2011;82:845-52.
  • Fesmire FM, Hahn S, Jagoda AS, Brady WJ et al: American College of Emergency Physicians Clinical Policy: Critical Issues in the Evaluation and Management of Adult Patients with Non–ST-Segment Elevation Acute Coronary Syndromes.  Ann Emerg Med. 2006;48:270-301.
  • Fesmire FM, Brady WJ, Hahn S, et al: American College of Emergency Physicians Clinical Policy: Indications for Reperfusion Therapy in Emergency Department Patients with Suspected Acute Myocardial Infarction.  Ann Emerg Med. 2006;48:358-71.
  • O’Connor RE, Brady W, Brooks SC, et al:  Acute Coronary Syndromes:  2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care.  Circulation 2010; 122:s787-s817.
  • Brady WJ, Truwit JD (eds), Critical Decisions in Electrocardiography.  London, BMJ-Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Group, 2009.
  • Mattu A, Brady WJ (eds), The ECG for the Emergency Physician 2.  London, BMJ-Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Group, 2008.
  • Morris F, Brady WJ, Camm J (eds), The ABCs of Electrocardiography, 2nd ed.  London, BMJ Publishing group, 2008.
  • Grossman SA, Rosen P, Brady WJ, et.al. eds. Cardiac Emergencies: Cases, Concepts and Management. London, BMJ-Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Group, 2011.
  • Brady WJ, Charlton N, Sutherland S (eds).  Cardiac Arrest.  Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America, Elsevier, 2011