Dr. Joshua Appel
UA Emergency Medicine Doc Rescued “Lone Survivor”

Jan 10, 2014

The rescue team that recovered, Marcus Luttrell, the real life "Lone Survivor" was led by Dr. Joshua Appel, a 2005 UA College of Medicine - Tucson graduate, who was aided by another UA College of Medicine - Tucson graduate, Chris Piercecchi, MD, class of 2012.

COM Experts: Prefer Dry Heat to Arctic Chill? Genetics Might be the Reason

Jan 9, 2014

UA College of Medicine experts weigh in on how our genes affect our ability to deal with extreme weather – hot or cold.

UA Emergency Medicine Featured on Health Break

Jan 7, 2014

Assistant professor Richard Amini, MD, RDMS, performs bedside ultrasound for the cameras, as Dr. Samuel M. Keim, UA Emergency Medicine head, explains how UAMC is using the most advanced technology available, including bedside ultrasound, to help quickly diagnose and treat patients in the Emergency Department.

Lisa R. Stoneking, MD, Earns 2013 AMES Grant

Nov 14, 2013

The 2013 AMES Grant for Medical Education Research Award will fund the Spanish language immersion curriculum at UAMC-South Campus.

Frank G. Walter, MD, Earns College of Medicine Vernon and Virginia Furrow Award

Nov 14, 2013

The award is one of the UA College of Medicine – Tucson highest honors and recognizes faculty members for teaching excellence and their ability to encourage intellectual excitement, inspire the discovery of knowledge, and foster critical inquiry in the classroom, or lab.

Michelle Rhodes, MD, assistant professor
Free Movie Screening with Panel Discussion on End-of-Life Issues with Our Own, Michelle Rhodes, MD

Nov 12, 2013

Join our own Michelle Rhodes, MD, DEM assistant professor for a free and open to the public movie screening, “Consider the Conversation,” a film that addresses end-of-life wishes and the need for family members to discuss this important topic with loved ones.  The screening will take place at the DuVal Auditorium on Nov. 20 from 4 – 6 p.m. and includes a panel discussion with members from the Arizona Center on Aging.     

UA’s Dr. Arthur B. Sanders Elected to Prestigious Institute of Medicine of the National Academies

Nov 12, 2013

Emergency medicine physician formally welcomed to the Institute of Medicine for his outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service.

Michelle Rhodes, MD - Donald W. Reynolds Foundation: Next Steps in Physician’s Training in Geriatrics Geri-Pulmonary/Critical Care Reynolds Scholar

Nov 12, 2013

Michele Rhodes, MD, an Emergency Department  specialist has been selected as one of six Reynolds Scholars in Aging, outstanding physicians who have been selected to implement and extend staff training for these exciting new geriatric programs. Dr. Berry’s participation is supported by Dr. Sam Keim, Division Chief of Pulmonary/Critical Care, and Reynolds Mentor, Art Sanders, MD,  Geriatric Emergency Medicine. 

UA Docs Swimming in ABC’s “Shark Tank”

Sep 19, 2013

Drs. Richard and Albert Amini, both University of Arizona College of Medicine graduates, will appear on ABC’s “Shark Tank” on Friday, September 20 to pitch their website RoloDoc, a site that looks to improve patient and doctor communication.

Southern Arizona First Responders to be Celebrated on ‘Heroes Day’ – Oct. 17

Sep 12, 2013

Now in its sixth year, the annual event recognizes law enforcement officers, firefighters, paramedics, Border Patrol agents and other first responders who work to keep the community safe and help citizens in times of crisis.