Philosophy of Care
To provide compassionate, accurate care to every patient on an individual basis.
Director of Emergency Medicine Ultrasound
Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)
B.A., UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara CA 1994
American College of Emergency Physicians
American College of Emergency Physicians Ultrasound Section
Society of Emergency Medicine
Select Honors and Awards:
UC Davis Practice Management Board’s Innovation Award, 2015
Children’s Miracle Network. “Enhancing and Transforming Care in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit with Point of Care Ultrasound.”, 2015
"Top 10 Reviewers" Journal of Emergency Medicine, 2007
Cambridge Who's Who Among Executive and Professional Women "2007 Honors Edition", 2007
"Top Ten Most Newsworthy Abstracts" SAEM Annual Meeting, 2007
Keith Van Meter Medical Student Teaching Award, 2006
Select Recent Publications:
Soucy Z, Mills, LD, Rose JS, Kelley K, Ramirez F, Kuppermann N. Creation of a High Fidelity, Low Cost Pediatric Skull Fracture Ultrasound Phantom. J Ultrasound in Medicine. 2015 Aug;34(8):1473-8.
Soucy Z and Mills LD. American Academy of Emergency Medicine Position Statement: Ultrasound Should Be Integrated into Undergraduate Medical Education Curriculum. J Emerg Med. 2015;49(1):89-90.
Smith-Bindman R, et al including Mills LD. Ultrasonography versus Computed Tomography for Suspected Nephrolithiasis. NEJM. 2014:371(12):1100-1110.
Galster GT, Mills LD, Silva F. Postobstructive Pulmonary Edema in the Setting of Aspiration and Air Travel. J Emerg Med. 2014;47(6):e143-6.
Sutter, Gaedigk, Albertson, Southard, Owen, Mills, Diercks. Polymorphisms in CYP2D6 May Predict Methamphetamine Related Heart Failure. Clinical Toxicology. 2013;51(7):540-44.