Emily B. Brant, MD

Clinical Instructor, UPMC Presbyterian Transplant ICU

NIH T32 Postdoctoral Scholar

Contact Information

branteb[at]upmc.edu

Education & Training

BS, Biochemistry, Juniata College, 2010
MD, Jefferson Medical College, 2014
Residency, Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 2014
Fellowship, Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 2017
MS, Clinical Research, University of Pittsburgh, 2020

Research, Clinical & Academic Interests

  • Early recognition and treatment of sepsis
  • Leveraging machine learning strategies to guide shock resuscitation
  • Prehospital recognition and management of critical illness
  • Medical student education


Brant E, Angus DC. Is high-dose vitamin C beneficial for patients with sepsis? JAMA. 2019; 322(13):1257-1258.

Brant E, Martin-Gill C, Callaway CW, Angus DC, Seymour CW. Prehospital identification of community sepsis using biomarkers of host response. Intensive Care Med.2020;46(4):823-824.

Brant E, Kennedy JN, Martin-Gill C, Jackson V, Peck Palmer OM, Callaway C, Kahn JM, Yealy DM, Angus DC, Seymour CW. Association between intravenous fluid bolus and biomarker trajectory during prehospital care. Prehosp Emerg Care.

Interim Medical Directory during COVID-19 pandemic, UPMC Williamsport ICU

Flight Physician of the Year, UPMC Emergency Medicine Residency, 2014
Educator of the Year, UPMC Multidisciplinary Critical Care Training Program, 2017
Fellow of the Year, UPMC Multidisciplinary Critical Care Training Program, 2017
Professionalism accolade, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 2019, 2020