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James Hector Pope, MD

Emergency Medicine Department   Image  
Research Division
  • Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department of Emergency Medicine
759 Chestnut Street
Springfield, MA 01199
  • Residency
    Victoria General Hospital
    Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Dalhousie Unversity School of Medicine
    Halifax, Nova Scotia


  • Pozen MW, D'Agostino RB, Selker HP, Sytkowski PA, Hood WB Jr. for the MIPER Trial Investigators  A predictive instrument to improve coronary-care-unit admission practices in acute ischemic heart disease. A prospective multicenter clinical trial. N Engl J Med 1984;310:1273-1278.
  • Pope JH, Ruthazer R, Beshansky JR et al. Clinical features of emergency department patients presenting with symptoms suggestive of acute cardiac ischemia: A multicenter study. J.Thrombosis Thrombolysis 1998; 6: 63-74.
  • Selker HP,….Pope JH, et al. Use of the acute cardiac ischemia Time-insensitive predictive instrument to assist with triage of patients with chest pain or other symptoms suggestive of acute cardiac ischemia: A multicenter, controlled clinical trial. Ann Intern Med 1998; 129: 11, 845-855.
  • Pope JH et al. Missed Diagnoses of Acute Cardiac Ischemia in the Emergency Department. N Engl J Med 2000; 342: 1163-70  (with accompanying editorial, review article with citation, and subsequent letters to editor)