How 100 Degrees Does a Number on You

The heat wave of 2013 continues. This week it's coming to the East Coast, where temperatures are expected to soar into the mid-to-high 90s (degrees Farenheit). And there's no relief at night: Lows are expected to hover in the low 80s. The West will see temperatures in the 90s.

UA Emergency Medicine 'Best Doctors in America'

Congratulations to our doctors in the UA Department of Emergency Medicine for being recognized by their peers as 2014 Best Doctors in America®!

University Campus 2016-2017 Newly Elected Chief Residents

Congratulations newly elected Chief Residents for 2016-2017

Michael Ori, MD
Dr. Michael Ori is Medical Toxicology Fellow for 2015

Michael Ori, MD is our newest Medical Toxicology Fellow for the Class of 2017.

2015 SAEM Western Regional Meeting in Tucson!

We are very excited to announce we are hosting the SAEM Western Regional Meeting in Tucson, Arizona on March 27-28, 2015. The Department of Emergency Medicine will provide all necessary conference details, along with registration and lodging information on a new landing page very soon...

Ebola: Ready or Not? Local hospitals react to crisis

After two U.S. health care workers have been diagnosed with Ebola, national nurses' groups are speaking out, saying their hospitals and staff are not properly prepared to handle Ebola patients.

Charles Cairns, MD
Dr. Charles Cairns Testifies on Bioterrorism Threat

Dr. Charles Cairns, professor of emergency medicine and interim dean of the UA College of Medicine - Tucson, testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Homeland Security Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications “Strategic Perspectives on the Bioterrorism Threat.” The chair of the Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications Subcommittee on the Committee on Homeland Security is Martha McSally, R-Ariz.