- Medical School - SUNY Stony Brook University (1983-1988)
- Internship - Allegheny General Hospital (1988-1990), Surgery
- Residency - Allegheny General Hospital (1990-1991), Surgery
- Fellowship - Stanford University (1991-1992), Emergency Medicine
S. Isaacs, M.D.
- Emergency Medicine
S. Marshal Isaacs, M.D., is a Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He specializes in emergency medicine and emergency medical services.
Dr. Isaacs earned his medical degree at Stony Brook University School of Medicine, and then completed residency training in emergency medicine at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh. He received advanced training in prehospital emergency medical services (EMS) through a fellowship at Stanford University, where he served as the Lead Flight Physician for the Stanford Life Flight air medical transport program.
Prior to joining UT Southwestern, Dr. Isaacs served as the Medical Director for the San Francisco Fire Department and was a Professor of Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, practicing emergency medicine at San Francisco General Hospital.
Board certified in both emergency medicine and emergency medical services, Dr. Isaacs joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2006.
He serves as the Medical Director for the UTSW/Parkland BioTel EMS System, a consortium of 11 North Texas cities and EMS agencies whose paramedics and EMTs all work under the same treatment guidelines and policies. He is also the Medical Director for the Dallas Fire-Rescue Department and for Parkland Health & Hospital System’s Prehospital Care/BioTel program. He is a senior faculty member in the Emergency Medicine department at Parkland Memorial Hospital.
Dr. Isaacs’ interests include provider wellness and rehabilitation. He serves as Chair of the Parkland Committee on Practitioner Peer Review and Assistance (COPPRA) and as Co-Chair of the Dallas County Medical Society’s Physician Wellness Committee. His research interests include prehospital emergency medical services, mobile community health care, and cardiac arrest resuscitation.
Named EMS Medical Director of the Year for the State of Texas in 2017, Dr. Isaacs is a member of the American College of Emergency Physicians, the National Association of EMS Physicians, the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, the Texas Medical Association, and the UTSW GME Subcommittee on Resident Wellness and Well-being.
- National Association of EMS Physicians (NAEMSP) (1991), Member
- Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) (1992), Member
- American Medical Association (AMA) (1992), Member
- American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) (1992), Member
- U.S. Metropolitan Municipalities' EMS Medical Directors Consortium (1998), Member
- The Michael Keys Copass Award, Gathering of Eagles The EMS State of the Sciences, 2006
- Special Recognition Award, Dallas Fire-Rescue, 2014
Resuscitation center designation: recommendations for emergency medical services practices.
Mechem CC, Goodloe JM, Richmond NJ, Kaufman BJ, Pepe PE Prehospital emergency care : official journal of the National Association of EMS Physicians and the National Association of State EMS Directors 2010 Jan-Mar 14 1 51-61
The Impact of a Novel Urban Fire-Department Based Community Paramedic Program on High Frequency Patients' 9-1-1 Utilization and in Preventing 30-Day Hospital Readmission in Targeted High-Risk Patient Populations.
S. Marshal Isaacs, MD, Scott Goldberg MD, Norman Seals, Kristy Anderson, Gil Salazar, MD, Ray Fowler, MD, Paul Pepe. 2014
Facilitating EMS turnaround intervals at hospitals in the face of receiving facility overcrowding.
Eckstein M, Isaacs SM, Slovis CM, et al. Prehospital Emergency Care 2005 3 9 267-275
Baseline Carboxyhemoglobin Levels in Firefighters Using the Masimo Rainbow SET Rad-57 Pulse CO-Oximeter.
Black A, Muniz J, Benitez FL, Burkhalter L, Isaacs SM, Luber SD, Pepe PE, Velez LI. Annals Emerg Med 2009 3 54 S77-S78
EMS Transport Decision-Making, Alternative Transport Modalities and Alternatives to Hospital Emergency Department Transport: State-of-the-Art and Science and Recommendations for EMS Systems.
S. Marshal Isaacs, MD, Marc Eckstein, MD, Crawford Mecham, MD, Don Locasto, MD, Fionna Moore, MD, Karen Wanger, MD, Neal Richmond, MD, , Jack Ayres, JD, Paul E. Pepe, MD, MPH(Writing Group), et. al., on behalf of the U.S. Metropolitan Municipalities? EMS Medical Directors Consortium* 2014
Evidence-Based Performance Measures for Emergency Medical Services Systems: A Model for Expanded EMS Benchmarking A Statement Developed by the U.S. Metropolitan Municipalities' EMS Medical Directors Consortium.
J. Brent Myers a; Corey M. Slovis a; Marc Eckstein a; Jeffrey M. Goodloe a; S. Marshal Isaacs, James R. Loflin a; C. Crawford Mechem a; Neal J. Richmond a; Paul E. Pepe Prehospital Emergency Care 2008 2 12 141-151
- Resuscitation center designation: recommendations for emergency medical services practices.
- Prehsopital Emergency Medical Services
- Mobile Community Healthcare
- Cardiac Arrest Resuscitation