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Elizabeth Schoenfeld, MD

Emergency Medicine Department
Ultrasound Division
  • Emergency Ultrasound Clerkship Coordinator
  • Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine
759 Chestnut Street
Springfield, MA 01199
  • Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship
    University of Maryland Medical School
    College Park, MD
  • Emergency Medicine Residency
    George Washington University Hospital
    Washington, DC
  • The Alpert Medical School, Brown University
    Providence, RI


Honors and Awards
  • Abstract Recognition, Baystate Academic Week, 2014
  • Resident Research Award, George Washington University Emergency Medicine Residency, 2009
  • Best Inservice Exam Score, George Washington University Emergency Medicine Residency, 2009
  • Best Diagnostic Imaging Presentation: Mid-Atlantic SAEM Conference, 2008
Areas of Interest
  • Emergency Ultrasound (US) including intravenous access and US in the evaluation of renal colic
  • Emergency Ultrasound education of medical students and residents
  • Shared Decision-Making in the Emergency Department
Committee Appointments
  • Member, Institutional Review Board, Baystate Medical Center

Peer-reviewed Journals

  • Schoenfeld E, Elia T, Budhram G. Book Review: Introduction to Bedside Ultrasound. Acad Emerg Med. 2014 Jan;21(1):E1. doi: 10.1111/acem.12277
  • Schoenfeld EM, Capraro GA, Blank FS, Coute RA, Visintainer PF. Near-infrared spectroscopy assessment of tissue saturation of oxygen in torsed and healthy testes. Acad Emerg Med. 2013 Oct;20(10):1080-3.
  • Shokoohi H, Boniface K, McCarthy M, Khedir Al-Tiae T, Sattarian M, Ding R, Liu YT, Pourmand A, Schoenfeld E, Scott J, Shesser R, Yadav K. Ultrasound-guided peripheral intravenous access program is associated with a marked reduction in central venous catheter use in noncritically ill emergency department patients.  Ann Emerg Med. 2013 Feb;61(2):198-203.
  • Schoenfeld E, Lemkin D. Massive Hemothorax From a Type B Aortic Dissection. J Emerg Med. 2011 Apr 25
  • Schoenfeld E, Shokoohi, H, Boniface K. Ultrasound-Guided Peripheral Intravenous Access in the Emergency Department: A Patient-Centered Survey. West J Emerg Med. 2011 November; 12(4):475-477.
  • Schoenfeld E, Shokoohi H, Boniface K. ED Technicians Can Successfully Place Ultrasound-Guided IVs in Patients with Poor Vascular Access. Am J Emerg Med. 2011 Jun;29(5):496-501. [Epub 2010 Apr 25]
  • Schoenfeld E, McKay MP. Weekend Emergency Department Visits in Nebraska: Higher Utilization, Lower Acuity. J Emerg Med. 2010 May;38(4):542-5. Epub 2009 Feb 20.
  • Schoenfeld EM, McKay MP.  Mastitis and MRSA: The calm before the storm? J Emerg Med. 2010 May;38(4):e31-4. Epub 2009 Feb 20

Non Peer-reviewed Journals

  • Schoenfeld, E. Breastpumping in the ED? Just Do It. Emergency Physicians Monthly. 2012 Jan.


  • Schoenfeld E, Poronsky K, Elia T, Budhram G, Garb J. Questioning the benefit of immediate CT scanning in suspected renal colic: a retrospective chart review of patients age 50 and under presenting with flank pain. SAEM National Meeting, Dallas, May 2014.
  • Schoenfeld E, Capraro G, Coute R, Blank FA, Visintainer P. Near-Infrared Spectroscopy Values in Torsed and Healthy Testes. October 2012, American College of Emergency Physicians National Meeting, Denver, CO.
  • Schoenfeld E, Marshall A, Ford D, Merchant A, Maulucci C, Stein D, Euerle B. Sonographic Measurement of Optic Nerve Sheath Diameter and Correlation with Intracranial Pressure. 2011 May, Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, National Meeting.