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DEM Faculty Receive UA COM Medical Education Awards

Nov 7, 2017

DEM Faculty receive honors from the UA College of Medicine Academy of Medical Education Scholars (AMES).


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Preventing Heart Disease Among Hispanic Diabetes Patients in Arizona, Focus of UA Research

Nov 6, 2017

Reducing cardiovascular disease and complications among Hispanic diabetes patients in Arizona is the focus of a new research project for Tomas Nuño, PhD, assistant professor of public health practice and translational research at the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health – Phoenix and the Department of Emergency Medicine at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson.


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

Oct 24, 2017

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).


DEM Residents Participate in 2017 EM Month of Service

Sep 21, 2017

The UA Department of Emergency Medicine faculty and residents make sandwiches for Primavera workers as part of the Emergency Medcine Residents Association's EM Month of Service.


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Recent Disasters Remind First Responders of the Need for Up-to-Date Hazmat Training

Sep 21, 2017

More than 30 regional firefighters from Southern Arizona communities will be participating in the Advanced Hazmat Life Support training offered by the University of Arizona Emergency Medicine Research Center.


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Dr. Alice Min Simpkins Appointed UA COM-T Assistant Dean for Faculty Development

Sep 19, 2017

Alice Min Simpkins, MD, has been appointed Assistant Dean for Faculty Development at the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson after a national search.


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Dr. Aaron Leetch Awarded UA COM Virginia and Vernon Furrow Award

Sep 19, 2017

Aaron N. Leetch, MD, has been awarded the 2017 UA College of Medicine Virginia and Vernon Furrow Award for Innovation in Medical Education. 


UA College of Medicine – Tucson Part of New NIH Emergency Medicine Research Effort

Aug 24, 2017

The Strategies to Innovate EmeRgENcy Care Clinical Trials Network (SIREN) will advance critical emergency medicine research to improve outcomes for patients with neurologic, heart, lung, blood and trauma emergencies.


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

Aug 2, 2017

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.


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Popular Wilderness Medicine Course Expands to Include Students Beyond UA

Jul 12, 2017

Exploring nature by venturing into remote areas can be exhilarating. But it also has its risks. Whether while rock climbing, backpacking, skiing, or rafting, accidents can happen and sometimes a first aid kit isn’t enough. Increasingly, medical students are interested in using their medical skills outside the traditional hospitals and clinics to take care of people who become ill or injured in the wilderness.

 


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