News

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...


Dale Woolridge, MD
Dr. Dale Woolridge is Weekly "Bellee" for Ben's Bells Project

Jun 13, 2014

The mission of Ben's Bells is to inspire, educate, and motivate people to realize the impact of intentional kindness, and to empower individuals to act according to that awareness, thereby strengthening ourselves, our relationships and our communities.


Check, Call, Compress! Teaching the Community Lifesaving CPR

Mar 10, 2014

Building on the momentum gained thanks to a donation from the Click Family Foundation, the life-saving training of chest-compression-only CPR is being researched and conducted throughout the Tucson community, including area high schools, at the Tucson Festival of Books and with the employees of the Jim Click Automotive team.


DEM Research Well Represented at National Association of EMS Physicians Annual Meeting
DEM Research Well Represented at National Association of EMS Physicians Annual Meeting

Jan 29, 2014

EMS medical directors and other EMS leaders from around the country, including the UA Department of Emergency Medicine, participated and presented research in the week-long conference with a record breaking attendance of over 800.


The Click Family Foundation Commits Funding to Support Lifesaving Training and Research

Jan 24, 2014

Thanks to a donation from the Click Family Foundation for the purchase of a new resuscitation mannequin and skillreporter, life-saving training capabilities will be enhanced and research monitoring the effectiveness of chest-compression-only CPR training by the general public will be conducted.


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.


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