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UA Department of Emergency Medicine Seeks Community Input On Study of a New Airway Device

Oct 1, 2014

The University of Arizona Department of Emergency Medicine is seeking community input on a clinical trial that requires a medical procedure to be performed without patient consent. The study will determine if a new device to secure breathing tubes holds the emergency breathing tubes more securely than currently used devices. The trial, which is set to begin this fall at the University of Arizona Medical Center – South Campus, will be performed on critically ill or injured patients who are unable to provide informed consent.


Residency Program Adds Subspecialty Tracks

Sep 9, 2014

New elective track program provides our residents the opportunity to obtain more in-depth exposure to a subspecialty area.


Tucson Fire Department and UA Department of Emergency Medicine Host Community-Wide Scavenger Hunt for Life-Saving Emergency Defibrillators Sept. 3-30

Sep 2, 2014

The HeartMap Tucson Challenge enlists the public’s help to locate the life-saving devices in Tucson and Pima County. The individual or team that identifies the most AEDs wins a $5,000 grand prize.


Dr. Nic Hurst is first interdisciplinary toxicology fellow

Aug 11, 2014

The UA College of Pharmacy has announced a new two-year toxicology fellowship believed to be the first of its kind in the country...


Dan Spaite, MD
New System in Arizona Dramatically Improves Survival from Cardiac Arrest

Jul 29, 2014

A study published July 24 in the Annals of Emergency Medicine says a system being used at Arizona hospitals has saved the lives of countless cardiac arrest patients...


John Sakles, MD
Dr. John Sakles Elected to Society for Airway Management (SAM) International Airway Faculty

Jul 22, 2014

John C. Sakles, MD, professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, has recently been elected to the Society for Airway Management (SAM) International Airway Faculty. Dr. Sakles has been a faculty member on the acclaimed "The Difficult Airway Course: Emergency" for more than 15 years...


Arizona EMCast
Check out AZEMCast Podcast!

Jun 27, 2014

Welcome to Arizona EMCast! A podcast of Emergency Medicine core content, practical EM tips and general ER goodness geared toward EM residents and EM-bound medical students...


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