Associate Professor
Department of Emergency Medicine
Section Head for Emergency Ultrasound
Director, Emergency Ultrasound
Sites of Practice: 
Harborview Medical Center
University of Washington Medical Center

Faculty Information


Dr. Adedipe is the Director of Emergency Ultrasound for the Department of Emergency Medicine. He is involved with quality improvement, education, and basic and clinical research with point of care emergency ultrasound. His research interests are in ultrasound and related technology during the evaluation and management of critically ill and injured patients.

Education & Training: 
University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine
Surgery, Loyola University Health System
Emergency Medicine, Boston University Medical Center
(206) 520-5000
Mailing Address: 

University of Washington Medical Center
Magnuson Health Sciences Building,
F Wing, UW Box 357235
1705 NE Pacific Street
Seattle, WA 98195

Research & Clinical Interests
Research Interests: 

Emergency Ultrasound

Clinical Interests: 

Emergency point of care ultrasound


Active Grants

Venue: Cardiogenic Shock Identification with Point of Care Ultrasound    

2018-19 / Role: Principal Investigator / Sponsor: General Electric


Non-Invasive Cardiac Arrest Monitor During Attempted Resuscitation     

2017-18 /  Principal Investigator / Sponsor: Medic One Foundation


Completed Grants

Training Intervention to Decrease Procedure Related Errors

 2013-15 / Co-Investigator (site-coordinator) / Sponsor: UW Patient Safety Innovation Program (PSIP)


Real-Time Assessment of Presence and Quantity of Carotid Blood Flow During Attempted Resuscitation from Cardiac Arrest 

2013 - 2014 / Co-PI  / Sponsor: Philips Healthcare


Adedipe A, Shah S, Backlund B, Sajed D. Systematic Analysis of a New Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Rotation. Journal of Emerg Med and Critical Care. October 2013; 1(1): 1-4.

Bass C, Sajed D, Adedipe A, Pipavath S, West TE. Pulmonary Ultrasound and Pulse Oximetry Versus Chest Radiography and Arterial Blood Gas Analysis for the Diagnosis of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: A Pilot Study. Critical Care Medicine. 2015; 19: 282.

Adedipe A, Fly D, Schwitz S, Jorgenson D, Duric H, Sayre M, Nichol G. Carotid Doppler Blood Flow Measurement During Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation is Feasible: A First in Man Study. Resuscitation. November 2015; 96: 121-5. [original publication]

Adedipe A, Backlund B, Basler E, Shah S. Accuracy of the FAST exam: A retrospective analysis of blunt abdominal trauma patients. Emergency Medicine. December 2015; 6: 308. [original publication]