Giuliano De Portu

Giuliano De Portu, M.D., FACEP

Assistant Dean, Office For Diversity & Health Equity; Director Emergency Medicine Ultrasound; Director Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship;‚Äč Clinical Assistant Professor

Department: Department of Emergency Medicine
Business Phone: (352) 265-5991

About Giuliano De Portu

Dr. Giuliano De Portu is the program director of the Medical Student Ultrasound Curriculum at the College of Medicine. He was the creator of the undergraduate curriculum in ultrasound for medical students. He is a graduate of the University of Puerto Rico with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology and obtained his medical degree at Ross University. He completed his intern year in emergency medicine at the University of Puerto Rico, later transferring to the University of Florida in Gainesville, where he finished his residency program. Following residency, Dr. De Portu was the first ultrasound fellow in the UF Department of Emergency Medicine. Currently he serves as Assistant Program Director for the Emergency Medicine Residency Program and as one of the Deans in the office for Diversity and Health Equity at the College of Medicine.

His clinical interests include integrating ultrasound to the medical school curriculum.

Board Certifications

  • Emergency Medicine
    American Board of Emergency Medicine

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Emergency Medicine
Areas of Interest
  • Ultrasound

Publications

2021
Data-Driven Design Strategies to Address Crowding and Boarding in an Emergency Department: A Discrete-Event Simulation Study.
HERD. 14(2):161-177 [DOI] 10.1177/1937586720969933. [PMID] 33176477.
2021
Investigating the Impact of Healthcare Environmental Design on Staff Security: A Systematic Review.
HERD. 14(1):251-272 [DOI] 10.1177/1937586720921407. [PMID] 32689818.
2020
Design Strategies to Improve Emergency Departments’ Performance During Mass Casualty Incidents: A Survey of Caregivers.
HERD. 13(1):206-220 [DOI] 10.1177/1937586719851273. [PMID] 31122065.
2019
A National Point-of-Care Ultrasound Competition for Medical Students.
Journal of ultrasound in medicine : official journal of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine. 38(1):253-258 [DOI] 10.1002/jum.14670. [PMID] 29781170.
2016
Agar ultrasound phantoms for low-cost training without refrigeration.
African journal of emergency medicine : Revue africaine de la medecine d'urgence. 6(1):18-23 [DOI] 10.1016/j.afjem.2015.09.003. [PMID] 30456059.
2015
An outbreak of acute delirium from exposure to the synthetic cannabinoid AB-CHMINACA.
Clinical toxicology (Philadelphia, Pa.). 53(10):950-6 [DOI] 10.3109/15563650.2015.1100306. [PMID] 26555732.
2013
Aortic dissection and thrombosis diagnosed by emergency ultrasound in a patient with leg pain and paralysis.
Case reports in vascular medicine. 2013 [DOI] 10.1155/2013/490126. [PMID] 23431495.
2013
Fibroelastoma as a culprit of syncope.
Case reports in critical care. 2013 [DOI] 10.1155/2013/416168. [PMID] 24829825.
2013
The use of bedside ultrasound in the evaluation of patients presenting with signs and symptoms of pulmonary embolism.
Case reports in emergency medicine. 2013 [DOI] 10.1155/2013/312632. [PMID] 24106619.
2012
An unusual case of abdominal pain.
Case reports in emergency medicine. 2012 [DOI] 10.1155/2012/827347. [PMID] 23326726.
2012
Role of bedside ultrasound in CMV retinitis: a case report.
Case reports in emergency medicine. 2012 [DOI] 10.1155/2012/690598. [PMID] 23326721.

Grants

May 2014 – Apr 2016
Effect of an online video module and short hands-on training session on first year medical student bedside ultrasound competence and anatomic knowledge
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: FL CLINICAL PRACTICE ASSO

Education

Fellowship – Emergency Medicine
2013 · University of Florida
Residency – Emergency Medicine
2010 · University of Puerto Rico
Medical Degree
2009 · Ross University
Bachelor of Science
1995 · University of Puerto Rico

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2020
BMS6813 Intro Clin Med 3
2018,2020-2021
BMS6812 Intro Clin Med 2
2018
MDC7600 Surgery Clerkship
2018
MDC7710 Sr Emerg Med Clerkshp
2021
PAS5020 Intro to Medicine 2
2021
BMS6814 Intro Clin Med 4

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 265-5991
Fellowship Program Coordinator: