• 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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Clinical News

Kate Hughes
UA Medical Simulation Fellow Dr. Kate Hughes Receives National Award for Outstanding Resident of the Year

Kate Hughes, DO, a fellow in Medical Simulation at the University of Arizona Department of Emergency Medicine and clinical instructor at Banner – University Medical Center, has been named the 2017 Outstanding Resident of the Year in Emergency Medicine by the American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians (ACOEP) and the American Osteopathic Foundation (AOF).


Tucson Lifestyle Magazine
Dr. Adhikari Featured in Tucson Lifestyle magazine "Game Changers"

Srikar Adhikari, MD, MS, associate professor of emergency medicine and section chief of Emergency Ultrasound, is interviewed in the August 2017 issue of Tucson Lifestyle on emergency ultrasound as game changing technology in medicine.


The Magnificent Seven
Seven New Faculty Members Join UA Department of Emergency Medicine

The University of Arizona Department of Emergency Medicine adds seven new faculty members.