• Treating more than 135.000 emergency patients each year in three emergency departments, the Department of Emergency Medicine plays an essential role in caring for the urgent medical needs of residents throughout Southern Arizona.

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New Faculty Specializing in Simulation and Toxicology Join the UA Department of Emergency Medicine

The UA Department of Emergency Medicine welcomes Kate Hughes, DO, and Jaiva Larsen, MD.


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UA 'Active Shooter Drill' to Test and Train Emergency Responders, May 23

Emergency medicine resident-physicians at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson and other first responders will participate in a mass-shooting exercise to prepare for real disasters.


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Conference and Awards Ceremony Celebrates Local EMS Providers

From pulling a man out of a burning car to delivering a baby on the side of the road, local EMS technicians who go above and beyond the call of duty were honored as EMS Providers of the Year during the 2018 conference and celebration May 22 in Tucson.