Juan A. March, MD, FAEMS, FACEP

Promotion & Development
Phone: 252-744-2154
Fax: 252-744-2655


  • Residency: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • MD: State University of New York/Health Science Center at Syracuse
  • BS: State University of New York, College at Purchase

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Emergency Medicine
  • American Board of Emergency Medicine, EMS Subspecialty

Clinical Interests

  • EMS (out-of-hospital care)
  • Healthcare disparities among racial minorities
  • Automated external defibrillation/CPR
  • Procedural Sedation


  • Pitt County ALS Medical Director
  • Continuing Education Coordinating Board of EMS (CECBEMS)
  • National Association of EMS Physicians: Chair for Educational Committee


Journal reviewer for Annals of Emergency Medicine, Academic Emergency Medicine, and Prehospital Emergency Care

Public Service

  • Halloween Downtown Celebration Medical Care
  • Tae Kwon Do, King Tiger Goodwill Games
  • ECU Active Shooter Drill

Selected Publications

Lyng JW, Baldino KT, Braude D, Fritz C, March JA, Peterson TD, Yee A
Prehospital Supraglottic Airways: An NAEMSP Position Statement and Resource Document.
Prehospital Emergency Care. 2022;26 (sup1):32-41. PMID: 35001830

Andrew J Bouland, Juan Alberto March
Invited Editorial: Characteristics and Outcomes of Adverse Events Following COVID-19 Vaccination
J Am Coll Emergency Physicians Open 2021 Sep 28;2(5):e12566. PMID: 34611651

March JA, Scott J, Camarillo N, Bailey S, Holley JE, Taylor SE
Effects of COVID-19 on EMS Refresher Course Completion and Delivery.
Prehospital Emergency Care. 2021 Oct 20:1-6. doi: 10.1080/10903127.2021.1977876. PMID: 34554896

Cash RE, Leggio WJ, Powell JR, McKenna KD, Rosenberger P, Carhart E, Kramer A, March JA, Panchal AR;
Emergency Medical Services education research priorities during COVID-19: A Modified Delphi study. Pandemic Educational Effects Task Force.
J Am Coll Emergency Physicians Open. 2021 Aug 21;2(4):e12543. PMID: 34458888

March JA, Adams JL, Portela RC, Taylor SE, McManus JG
Characteristics and Diversity of ACGME Accredited Emergency Medical Services Fellowship Programs.
Prehospital Emergency Care. 2019 Jul-Aug;23(4):551-559. PMID: 30404550

March JA, Russoniello CV, Murray NP, Robey WC.
Can Heart Rate Variability Risk Stratify Patients with Undifferentiated Non-traumatic Chest Pain.
Prehospital Emergency Care2018;22(1):147

Reynolds JE, March JA, Portela R, Kitch B, Taylor S.
Paramedics Can Successfully Perform Cardiac Ultrasonography Utilizing the Parasternal Long Axis Approach.
Prehospital Emergency Care 2018;22(1):141

Reynolds JE, March JA, Portela R, Kitch B, Taylor S.
Paramedics’ Perceptions of Focused Point of Care Cardiac Ultrasound.
Prehospital Emergency Care 2018;22(1):141

March JA, Tassey* TE,Resurrección NB, Portela RC, Taylor SE.
Comparison of The I-Gel  Supraglottic and King Laryngotracheal Airways in A Simulated Tactical Environment.
Prehospital Emergency Care 2018; 22(3): 385-389 PMID 29365743

March JA, Kiemeney MJ*, De Guzman J, Ferguson JD
Retention of Cricothyrotomy Skills by Paramedics Using a Wire-guided Technique.
Am J Emerg Med. 2018  PMID 2981124

Clemency B, Martin-Gill C, Rall N, May P, Lubin J, Cooley C, Van Dillen C, Silvestri S,Portela R, Cooney D, Knutsen C, March J.
Association between EMS Question Bank Completion and Passing Rates on the EMS Certification Examination.
Prehospital Emergency Care 2017: 21(4):498-502

Nelson RD, Stopyra J, March JA,
Prehospital care of traumatic brain injury in North Carolina.
North Carolina Medical Journal 2015: 76(2):115-118

March JA, Loftus RA Trask S et al,
Best Practices in CE How technology is changing the way we deliver continuing education.
EMS World,2015:44(6):28-31 .

Winslow JE, Fernandez AR, Swanson D, Williams JG, Mitchell T, Nicks BA, Askew KL, Alson RL, Nelson DR, Stopyra JP, Zalkin J, Kearns RD, March JA,
North Carolina College of Emergency Physicians’ Guidance Document on Emergency Medical Services.
NC Med J.2015:76(4):256-262.

March JA, Loftus RA, Trask S, Beebe R, Davis S, Romero G, Wales R, Scott JM.
Evolving CE models: How technology is changing the way we deliver continuing education.
EMS World 2015:44(6);26-29

Nelson RD, Stopyra J, March JA,
Prehospital Care of Traumatic Brain Injury in North Carolina.
NC Med J 2015:76(2):115-8.

Sloan EP, Philbin NB, Koenigsberg MD, Gao W;
DCLHb Traumatic Hemorrhagic Shock Study Group; European HOST Investigators.
The lack of consistent Diaspirin Cross-linked Hemoglobin Infusion Blood Pressure Effects in the US and EU traumatic Hemorrhagic Shock Clinical Trials.
Shock. 2010: 33(2):123-33.

Sloan EP, Koenigsberg MD, Philbin NB, Gao W;
DCLHb Traumatic Hemorrhagic Shock Study Group; European HOST Investigators
Diaspirin Cross-linked Hemoglobin Infusion Did Not Influence Base-Deficit and Lactic Acid Levels in Two Clinical Trials of Traumatic Hemorrhagic Shock Patient Resuscitation.
J Trauma. 2010: 68(5):1158-71.

De Guzman, J., March, J., Tyson, S., and Beacham, G. (2009).
Use of Geographical Information Systems to Compare the Location of Automated External Defibrillators versus Actual Sudden Cardiac Death Sites in One Suburban/Rural North Carolina.
Academic Emergency Medicine 2009, 16 (4), S195.

March, JA.
Counseling About Proper Use of Motor Vehicle Occupant Restraints and Avoidance of Alcohol Use While Driving.
Southern Medical Journal 2008, 101 (4), 1.

March JA, Pollock, MJ
Prehospital Aspirin Administration Rates: A Ten-Year Prospective.
Prehospital Emergency Care 2005;9(1):129 (Abstract)

March JA, Evans MA, Ward B, Brewer KL
Motor Vehicle Fatalities among Hispanics in Rural North Carolina.
Academic Emergency Medicine. 2003; 10(11):1249-1252.

Ausband SC, March JA, Brown LH
National Prevalence of Palliative Care Protocols in Emergency Medical Services.
Prehospital Emergency Care 2002; 6(1): 36-41.

Lawson L., March JA: Use of Automatic External Defibrillators by Very Young, Untrained Children.
Prehospital Emergency Care 2002;6(3):285-298.

March JA, Ausband SC, Brown LH
Changes in Physical Examination Caused by Use of Spinal Immobilization.
Prehospital Emergency Care 2002; 6(4): 421-4.

March JA, Dean E, Harvey RE
Use of a Disaster Medical Aid Center During a Hurricane.
Academic Emergency Medicine. 2001; 8(5):524.