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Assistant Program Director

Emergency Medicine Residency

Stanford University School of Medicine


Clinical Assistant Professor (Affiliate)

Stanford University School of Medicine


Attending Physician

Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara


Employee of the month 02/2020

Physician of the month 06/2019, 10/2021


Deputy Editor in Chief

Academic Life in Emergency Medicine


Contributing Orthopedics Editor

Dynamed Plus


Attending Physician

Site Clerkship Director

SCOPE Physician Liaison

Santa Clara Valley Medical Center


Adjunct Faculty

Johns Hopkins School of Medicine


Attending Physician

Sibley Memorial Hospital 


Special Interests

Arts and crafts aficionado

Long walker

Novice swimmer

Expert in the use and reuse of Rotisserie Chicken

Reader of many books, including cheesy science fiction starring strong female heroines



Emergency Medicine at University of California, San Francisco

07/2012 -  07/2016

Recipient of the SD award

2014-2015 Outstanding Resident Medical Student Educator Award

2015-2016 UCSF Excellence and Innovation in Graduate Medical Education Award. 

Area of Distinction and Pathways program completion in Medical Education

MD at Stanford University School of Medicine

08/2008 - 06/2012

Recipient of Kolos, McIvor, and Robert M Ferguson scholarships

Recipient of Stanford Medical Scholar Award


Business Administrative Intern at Northwestern Memorial Hospital


Built and coded physician dashboard for assessing metrics in medical management of chronic diabetics.


BA in Biology at Washington University in St Louis

06/2003 - 04/2007

Honors: 3.93 GPA

Recipient of Ramirez and Olonzo y Losada scholarships

Phi Beta Kappa

Speaking Engagements​

ACEP                                                                                                                                    October 2018-present

            Use or Abuse: Pediatric Fractures & Their Causes (2022)

            No Room for Error: Abdominal Pain in Pregnancy (2022)

Stop the Belly-Aching: Pearls & Pitfalls in the Care of Older Adults with Abdominal Pain (2021)
Important Soft Tissue Injuries: It's Not All About the Bones (2021)

            EsophaGOOSE: Boerhaaves and other esophageal emergencies (2019)

            Don’t Ovary Act: Vaginal bleeding in the nonpregnant patient (2019)

            Lost in Translation: 15 minutes could save you a lifetime (2018)


Stanford Emergency Medicine residency                                                                      January 2019-present

            You give me fever small groups

            Sepsis choose your own adventure

            The febrile traveler board game

            Heart failure and LVADs

Billing and Coding

Critical Care Transfers

Community Perspectives Panel

Orthopedic Hors D’oeuvres

ITE preparation

Sleep training and Self-Soothing

Essentials of Emergency Medicine                                                                                May 2019

Interview collaborations for Jeff Perry, Nate Kupperman,

Barbra Backus, and Glauckomflecken interviews


ERCAST                                                                                                                               December 2018-Present

            Neurologic Emergencies in Pregnancy

            Bits and Pieces

            Pregaming: preparing for work

            Death by Disimpaction


UCSF + SFGH emergency medicine residency                                                           June 2018-March 2020

            Cardiovascular emergencies in the community

            Upper extremity orthopedic injuries

            Medical evaluation of the pregnant patient

            Vag bleed upreg neg choose your own adventure

            Should’a-orthopedic injuries to the clavicle and shoulder                                                                


EMRAP                                                                                                                             January 2018

            Updates in Orthopedic Imaging


DC Fire and EMS Grand Rounds                                                                                March-September 2017

            Large Vessel Occlusions Start at Home

            Sepsis in the Field


University of San Francisco                                                                                        February 2016

            Toxicology Toons




Beck A, Silverio L, Smith J. Thoracic-Respiratory Disorders, McGraw Hill Specialty Board Review Tintinalli’s Emergency Medicine Examination and Board Review, Promes SB (ed). New York: McGraw Hill; 2023: pp. 57-76.


Klingman L, Silverio L, Krzyzaniak S. Elective Healing: Medical Humanities Electives in an Emergency Medicine Residency. Poster Presentation, Stanford School of Medicine Education Day 5/21/2022.


Masters M, Chicharoen N, Silverio L, Gautreau M. No Hospital is an Island: Improving Disaster Management Education with a Shared Tabletop Exercise Between Regional Health Systems. Innovations in EMS Education. NAEMS Annual Meeting. January, 2022.


Alvarez A, Caretta-Weyer H, Gallegos M, Kanapicki J, Rider A, Silverio L, Urdaneta A, Velasquez B, Washington T, Krzyzaniak S. Holistic Review and #Match2021: Aligning Screening with Institutional Mission, Vision, and Values. Innovation Abstracts. CORD 2021 Virtual Academic Assembly. April 12, 2021.  


Alvarez A, Caretta-Weyer H, Gallegos M, Kanapicki J, Rider A, Silverio L, Urdaneta A, Velasquez B, Washington T, Krzyzaniak S. Holistic Review in EM Residency and #Match2021: Aligning Screening with Institutional Mission, Vision, and Values. Lightning Oral Abstracts. SAEM21 Virtual Meeting. May 13, 2021.


Alvarez A, Caretta-Weyer H, Gallegos M, Kanapicki J, Rider A, Silverio L, Urdaneta A, Velasquez B, Washington T, Krzyzaniak S. Holistic Review and #Match2021: Aligning Screening with Institutional Mission, Vision, and Values. “Best of the Best” Educational Research Abstracts. CDEM Business Meeting.  


Silverio LM. Author “How I Work Smarter.” Academic Life in Emergency Medicine. November 20, 2020.


Silverio LM, Lin M, Nagappan BS, Schegg T. Authors. “Trick of the Trade: Face mask hacks.” Academic Life in Emergency Medicine. April 1, 2020.


Rogan D. Silverio LM. Authors. Diagnose on Sight: Post-traumatic Finger Pain. Academic Life in Emergency Medicine. Mar 9. 2020.


Silverio L. Thoracic-Respiratory Disorders. In SB Promes (Ed.), Tintinalli’s Emergency Medicine Examination and Board Review, 3rd edition. McGraw-Hill Global Education Holdings, LLC.


Silverio L. Approach To Abdominal pain. CDEM M4 curriculum.


Silverio LM, Chen EH. L&D in the ED: a game-based approach to learning high-risk obstetric emergencies. MedEdPORTAL. 2019;15:10815.


Silverio LM. Author. “The Wardrobe Conundrum: Your White Coat.” Feminem. January 17, 2019.

Silverio LM. Author. "Trick of the Trade: DIY skyhook for Upper Extremity Swelling." Academic Life in Emergency Medicine. May 28, 2018.

Silverio L, Cheung EV. Patient adherence with postoperative restrictions after rotator cuff repair. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2014 Apr;23(4):508-13.


Cheung EV, Silverio L, Sperling JW. Strategies in biologic augmentation of rotator cuff repair: a review. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2010 Jun;468(6):1476-84.


Cheung EV, Silverio L, Yao J. Delivered growth factor therapy to improve healing after rotator cuff repair. Stem Cells and Cloning: Advances and Applications. 2010 Oct;2010(3):135-144.





Sibley Memorial Hospital Sim Council

Physician Director

03/2017- 01/2018

Initiated development of a  robust simulation program for high acuity adult emergencies. Ultimate aim was to augment regular clinical experiences with hands-on and just-in-time learning and training. Recipient of Johns Hopkins Innovations in Care award.

Residency Curriculum Development


Worked in series of teams to redesign EM residency curriculum including creating and directing new block models and small group sessions for obstetrics and gynecology, psychiatry, and pulmonology. Efforts have focused on incorporating small-group discussions, shorter lecture times, increased asynchronous learning, and increased resident involvement. 



Awards and

American College of Emergency Physicians (FACEP)

Society for Academic Emergency Medicine


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