Assistant Program Director
Emergency Medicine Residency
Stanford University School of Medicine
Clinical Assistant Professor (Affiliate)
Stanford University School of Medicine
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
Site Clerkship Director
SCOPE Physician Liaison
Santa Clara Valley Medical Center
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Sibley Memorial Hospital
Arts and crafts aficionado
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
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
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
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. https://www.aliem.com/how-i-work-smarter-luz-silverio-md/
Silverio LM, Lin M, Nagappan BS, Schegg T. Authors. “Trick of the Trade: Face mask hacks.” Academic Life in Emergency Medicine. April 1, 2020. https://www.aliem.com/trick-of-trade-face-mask-hacks/
Rogan D. Silverio LM. Authors. Diagnose on Sight: Post-traumatic Finger Pain. Academic Life in Emergency Medicine. Mar 9. 2020. https://www.aliem.com/diagnose-on-sight-post-traumatic-finger-pain/
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. https://www.saem.org/cdem/education/online-education/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. https://feminem.org/2019/01/17/the-wardrobe-conundrum-your-white-coat/
Silverio LM. Author. "Trick of the Trade: DIY skyhook for Upper Extremity Swelling." Academic Life in Emergency Medicine. May 28, 2018. https://www.aliem.com/2018/05/tricks-of-the-trade-diy-skyhook/
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
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.
American College of Emergency Physicians (FACEP)
Society for Academic Emergency Medicine