Christian Martin-Gill, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine; Associate Program Director, EMS Fellowship; Associate Medical Director, UPMC Prehospital Care; Associate Medical Director, STAT MedEvac



2010 EMS Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh

2010 Masters of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health

2008 Residency in Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Affiliated Residency in Emergency Medicine

2005 Medical Doctor, University of Virginia School of Medicine

2001 BS, University of Virginia


Dr. Martin-Gill's primary academic focus involves the identification of critical illness in the prehospital setting, prehospital management of acute care conditions, streamlining system-based processes and improving the regionalized care of critically ill patients through transport to and between hospital networks.  With ongoing experience as a prehospital provider, EMS medical director, and researcher, he has collaborated on multiple system-wide prehospital projects including ST-elevation myocardial infarction, stroke, trauma, and sepsis.  He was recently the principal investigator in a grant from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to develop a National Strategy for prehospital evidence: based guidelines. He serves as Chairman of the Prehospital Guidelines Consortium, an organization of organizations aiming to promote the development, implementation, and evaluation of prehospital evidence-based guidelines.  In his role as Associate Medical Director of STAT MedEvac, he is responsible for protocol development and educational initiatives for this air medical critical care service with 17-base sites operating across four states.  In his role as Associate Medical Director for UPMC Prehospital Care, he oversees system-level quality improvement initiatives for ground EMS agencies under medical command for UPMC.  Collaborating on a variety of prehospital educational initiatives in the region, he also serves a core faculty and Associate Program Director for the UPMC EMS Fellowship.


Brice JH, Studnek JR, Bigham BL, Martin-Gill C, Custalow CB, Hawkins E, Morrison LJ. EMS Provider and Patient Safety during Response and Transport: Proceedings of an Ambulance Safety Conference. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2012 Jan;16(1):3-19. PMID: 22023217.

Martin-Gill C, Baer AB, Holstege CP, Eldridge DL, Pines JM, Kirk MA. Poison centers as information resources for volunteer EMS in a suspected chemical exposure. J Emerg Med. 2007 May;32(4):397-403. Epub 2007 Mar 28.PMID: 17499694 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Martin-Gill C, Brady WJ, Barlotta K, Yoder A, Williamson A, Sojka B, Haugh D, Martin ML, Sidebottom M, Sandridge L. Hospital-based healthcare provider (nurse and physician) integration into an emergency medical services-managed mass-gathering event. Am J Emerg Med. 2007 Jan;25(1):15-22. PMID: 17157677 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


Martin-Gill C, Reiser RC. Risk factors for 72-hour admission to the ED. Am J Emerg Med. 2004 Oct;22(6):448-53.PMID: 15520938 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]