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Dr. Aaron Leetch Interviewed on "The Undifferentiated Medical Student" Podcast

Mar 1, 2018

Listen here to Aaron Leetch, MD, talk about the Combined Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics Residency Program at the University of Arizona on The Undifferentiated Medical Student podcast.


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Laerdal Medical Donates Lifesaving Training Simulators to AEMRC's CPR University

Feb 13, 2018

The Arizona Emergency Medicine Research Center's (AEMRC) CPR University at the UA College of Medicine - Phoenix received a $50,000 donation of state-of-the-art mannequins from Laerdal Medical.


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South Korean Disaster Medicine Expert to Speak on Nuclear Preparedness

Feb 3, 2018

Soon-Joo Wang, MD, a professor of emergency medicine and South Korean expert advisor on disaster management and emergency medical systems, is coming to the UA Feb. 5 to share insights on medical preparedness training for nuclear, chemical, and biological disasters. 


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DEM Faculty Named Best Doctors in America®

Jan 25, 2018

The UA Department of Emergency Medicine faculty are among the more than 140 physicians practicing at Banner Health Tucson hospitals who have been named to the Best Doctors in America® List for 2017-18.


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Two New Faculty Join Emergency Medicine

Jan 16, 2018

  Ramesh Karra, MD, and Keith Primeau, MD, MPH, have joined the UA Department of Emergency Medicine as clinical assistant professors.


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Where in the World is Ken?

Dec 14, 2017

I should be writing this from Guyana’s Georgetown Public Hospital ED, where I spend two to three months each year. However, I unexpectedly took a detour, but more about that in a moment.


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Study on Use of Ultrasound to Prevent Secondary Injuries Associated with TBI

Dec 14, 2017

Richard Amini, MD, associate professor and emergency ultrasound director at Banner-UMC South, will study if low intensity, low frequency ultrasound is effective in preventing secondary injuries associate with traumatic brain injury (TBI).
 
 


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UA Collaboration Focuses Attention on Emergency HIV Patients

Nov 28, 2017

Five years ago, the Department of Emergency Medicine and the Division of Infectious Diseases began work on a way to make HIV screening a routine part of emergency department culture. After initial concerns by physicians over how it could be done, patients now receive unprecedented access to timely treatment.


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