Sean Michael, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor, Emergency Medicine

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine
Graduate School :
  • MBA, University of Massachusetts Amherst (2017)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, University of Colorado - Boulder (CO)
Residency:
  • Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center (Detroit Receiving Hospital) Program, Chief Resident, Emergency Medicine
Fellowships:
  • University of Massachusetts Program, Richard V. Aghababian Emergency Medicine Administrative Leadership Fellowship
Languages: English
Department: Emergency Medicine

Professional Titles

  • Chief Medical Officer, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Denver Office/Region 8

Teaching

  • Assistant Professor (2017)
    School of Medicine, Emergency Medicine

Publications

  • Wendel SK, Jackson CL, Resnick-Ault D, Jacknin G, Zane RD, Michael SS, Bookman KJ, Ginde AA. ED-based COVID-19 vaccination campaign finds higher vaccination rates for individuals from racial and ethnic minority groups compared with clinic setting. J Public Health (Oxf). 2022 Jul 12. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 35831921
  • Michael SS, Church RJ, Michael SH, Clark RT, Reznek MA. Effect of resident complement on timeliness of stroke team activation in an academic emergency department. J Am Coll Emerg Physicians Open. 2022 Feb;3(1):e12643. PubMed PMID: 35079732
  • Canellas MM, Kotkowski KA, Michael SS, Reznek MA. Financial Implications of Boarding: A Call for Research. West J Emerg Med. 2021 Apr 9;22(3):736-738. PubMed PMID: 34125054
  • Reznek MA, Larkin CM, Scheulen JJ, Harbertson CA, Michael SS. Operational factors associated with emergency department patient satisfaction: Analysis of the Academy of Administrators of Emergency Medicine/Association of Academic Chairs of Emergency Medicine national survey. Acad Emerg Med. 2021 Jul;28(7):753-760. PubMed PMID: 33977605
  • Kotkowski KK, Murray E, Michael SS, Reznek MA. Gender Differences in Time from Arrival to Stroke Team Activation in Patients Presenting with Acute Stroke Symptoms. Signa Vitae 2021. doi:10.22514/sv.2021.051
  • Michael SS, Church RJ, Clark RT, Michael SH, Reznek MA. Effect of resident complement on timeliness of stroke team activation in an academic emergency department. JACEP Open 2021. Accepted 12/2021.
  • Canellas MM, Kotkowski KA, Michael SS, Reznek MA. Financial Implications of Boarding: A Call for Research. West J Emerg Med. 2021 Apr 9;22(3):736-738. PubMed PMID: 34125054
  • Reznek MA, Larkin CM, Scheulen JJ, Harbertson CA, Michael SS. Operational factors associated with emergency department patient satisfaction: Analysis of the Academy of Administrators of Emergency Medicine/Association of Academic Chairs of Emergency Medicine national survey. Acad Emerg Med. 2021 Jul;28(7):753-760. PubMed PMID: 33977605
  • Zane RD, Michael SS. The Economics and Effectiveness of Advanced Practice Providers Are Decidedly Local Phenomena. Acad Emerg Med. 2020 Nov;27(11):1205-1208. PubMed PMID: 32926585
  • Melnick ER, Nathb, Ahmed OM, Brandt C, Chartash D, Dziura JD, Hess EP, Holland WC, Hoppe J, Jeffery M, Katsovich L, Li F, Lu C, Maciejewski K, Maleska M, Mao J, Martel S, Michael S, Paek H, Platts-Mills T, RajeevanH, Ray JM, Skains RM, Soares WE, Deutsch A, Solad Y, D’Onofrio G. Progress Report on EMBED: A pragmatic trial of user-centered clinical decision support to implement EMergency department-initiated BuprenorphinE for opioid use Disorder. Journal of Psychiatry and Brain Science 2020; 5:e200003. doi:10.20900/jpbs.20200003
  • Zane RD, Michael SS. The Economics and Effectiveness of Advanced Practice Providers Are Decidedly Local Phenomena. Acad Emerg Med. 2020 Nov;27(11):1205-1208. PubMed PMID: 32926585
  • Tennyson JC, Michael SS, Youngren MN, Reznek MA. Delayed Recognition of Acute Stroke by Emergency Department Staff Following Failure to Activate Stroke by Emergency Medical Services. West J Emerg Med. 2019 Mar;20(2):342-350. PubMed PMID: 30881555
  • Davis CB, Marzec LN, Blea Z, Godfrey D, Bickley D, Michael SS, Reno E, Bookman K, Lemery JJ. Antibiotic Prescribing Patterns for Sinusitis Within a Direct-to-Consumer Virtual Urgent Care. Telemed J E Health. 2019 Jun;25(6):519-522. PubMed PMID: 30020851
  • Michael SS, Reznek MA. Comparison of risk-adjustment methods to predict in-hospital mortality among emergency department patients admitted to critical care settings. Journal of Emergency and Critical Care Medicine 2019;3:9. doi: 10.21037/jeccm.2019.01.08
  • Davis CB, Cheung D, Klasco R, Bookman K, Michael SS, Zane R, Wiler JL. Direct-To-Consumer Virtual Urgent Care: A Descriptive Study and Roadmap for Practice Management Decisions. Telehealth and Medicine Today 2019.
  • Melnick ER, Holland WC, Ahmed OM, Ma AK, Michael SS, Stachowiak T, Brandt C, Solad Y. An integrated web application for decision support and automation of EHR workflow: A case study of current challenges to standards-based messaging and scalability from the EMBED trial. JAMIA Open 2019. doi: 10.1093/jamiaopen/ooz053
  • Reznek MA, Michael SS, Harbertson C, Scheulen J, Augustine J. Comparison of Clinical Operations of Academic and Non-Academic Emergency Departments. BMC Emergency Medicine 2019.
  • Melnick ER, Holland WC, Ahmed OM, Ma AK, Michael SS, Goldberg HS, Lagier C, D'Onofrio G, Stachowiak T, Brandt C, Solad Y. An integrated web application for decision support and automation of EHR workflow: a case study of current challenges to standards-based messaging and scalability from the EMBED trial. JAMIA Open. 2019 Dec;2(4):434-439. PubMed PMID: 32025639
  • Michael SS, Bickley D, Bookman K, Zane R, Wiler JL. Emergency department front-end split-flow experience: 'physician in intake'. BMJ Open Qual. 2019;8(4):e000817. PubMed PMID: 31799448
  • Melnick ER, Holland WC, Ahmed OM, Ma AK, Michael SS, Goldberg HS, Lagier C, D'Onofrio G, Stachowiak T, Brandt C, Solad Y. An integrated web application for decision support and automation of EHR workflow: a case study of current challenges to standards-based messaging and scalability from the EMBED trial. JAMIA Open. 2019 Dec;2(4):434-439. PubMed PMID: 32025639
  • Michael SS, Bickley D, Bookman K, Zane R, Wiler JL. Emergency department front-end split-flow experience: 'physician in intake'. BMJ Open Qual. 2019;8(4):e000817. PubMed PMID: 31799448
  • Reznek MA, Michael SS, Harbertson CA, Scheulen JJ, Augustine JJ. Clinical operations of academic versus non-academic emergency departments: a descriptive comparison of two large emergency department operations surveys. BMC Emerg Med. 2019 Nov 21;19(1):72. PubMed PMID: 31752708
  • Tennyson JC, Michael SS, Youngren MN, Reznek MA. Delayed Recognition of Acute Stroke by Emergency Department Staff Following Failure to Activate Stroke by Emergency Medical Services. West J Emerg Med. 2019 Mar;20(2):342-350. PubMed PMID: 30881555
  • Davis CB, Marzec LN, Blea Z, Godfrey D, Bickley D, Michael SS, Reno E, Bookman K, Lemery JJ. Antibiotic Prescribing Patterns for Sinusitis Within a Direct-to-Consumer Virtual Urgent Care. Telemed J E Health. 2019 Jun;25(6):519-522. PubMed PMID: 30020851
  • Michael SS, Babu KM, Androski C Jr, Reznek MA. Effect of a Data-driven Intervention on Opioid Prescribing Intensity Among Emergency Department Providers: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Acad Emerg Med. 2018 May;25(5):482-493. PubMed PMID: 29498155
  • Davis CB, Marzec LN, Blea Z, Godfrey D, Bickley D, Michael SS, Reno E, Bookman K, Lemery JJ. Antibiotic Prescribing Patterns for Sinusitis Within a Direct-to-Consumer Virtual Urgent Care. Telemed J E Health. 2018 Jul 18. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30020851
  • Michael SS, Broach JP, Kotkowski KA, Brush DE, Volturo GA, Reznek MA. Code Help: Can This Unique State Regulatory Intervention Improve Emergency Department Crowding?. West J Emerg Med. 2018 May;19(3):501-509. PubMed PMID: 29760848
  • Reznek MA, Upatising B, Kennedy SJ, Durham NT, Forster RM, Michael SS. Mortality Associated With Emergency Department Boarding Exposure: Are There Differences Between Patients Admitted to ICU and Non-ICU Settings?. Med Care. 2018 May;56(5):436-440. PubMed PMID: 29570120
  • Reznek MA, Murray E, Youngren MN, Durham NT, Michael SS. Door-to-Imaging Time for Acute Stroke Patients Is Adversely Affected by Emergency Department Crowding. Stroke. 2017 Jan;48(1):49-54. PubMed PMID: 27856953
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Professional Memberships

  • American Board of Emergency Medicine, Diplomat
  • American College of Emergency Physicians, Member
  • Society of Academic Emergency Medicine, Member

Practice Locations

UCHealth Emergency Care - Anschutz Medical Campus (Hospital-based)
12505 E. 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-9111

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Emergency Medicine, Board Certification (2016, 2016)
  • Clinical Informatics (2018, 2018)
  • Fellowship in Emergency Medicine Administration and Leadership, Specialized Training (2017)
  • University of Michigan College of Engineering Certificate in Lean Healthcare–Integrated Systems + Design, Certificate (2013)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Emergency Care
Public Speaking
Yes

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine (0001)
Graduate Schools:
  • MBA, University of Massachusetts Amherst (2017)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, University of Colorado - Boulder (CO) (0001)
Residency Programs:
  • Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center (Detroit Receiving Hospital) Program, Chief Resident, Emergency Medicine (0001)
Fellowships:
  • University of Massachusetts Program, Richard V. Aghababian Emergency Medicine Administrative Leadership Fellowship (0001)
Languages: English
Department: Emergency Medicine
Contact Us
CU Anschutz
Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place
Campus Box C290
Aurora, CO 80045

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