Dr. Mattu completed an emergency medicine residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, after which he completed a teaching fellowship with a special focus on emergency cardiology. Since joining the faculty at the University of Maryland in 1996, he has received more than 20 teaching awards including national awards from the American Academy of Emergency Medicine, the American College of Emergency Physicians, the Council of Residency Directors in Emergency Medicine. He is a frequent speaker at national and international conferences on topics pertaining to emergency cardiology, emergency care of the elderly, faculty development, and risk management. Dr. Mattu has authored or edited 20 textbooks in emergency medicine, and he serves as the Consulting Editor for Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America. Dr. Mattu is currently a tenured Professor, Vice Chair, and Director of the Faculty Development Fellowship and Co-Director of the Emergency Cardiology Fellowship for the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.