Tucson Proclaims May 19–25 Emergency Medical Services Week

May 22, 2013

Emergency Medical Services Week began on Monday with the UA Department of Emergency Medicine hosting events for local pre-hospital emergency medical providers, including emergency department physicians and support staff at The University of Arizona Medical Center – University Campus and The University of Arizona Medical Center – South Campus.

Emergency Medical Services Study Awarded Society for Clinical Trials 2012 Trial of the Year

Apr 30, 2013

The study, sponsored by the National Institute of Neurologic Disorders and Stroke, was conducted with partners throughout the nation including the Glendale Fire Department in partnership with the University of Arizona’s Emergency Medicine Research Center (AEMRC).

Two UA Emergency Medicine Programs Earn 10-Year Accreditation

Mar 4, 2013

The accreditation is the result of our opportunity to create an outstanding emergency medicine residency program that combines excellent academics with a focus on rural and global health.

Dr. Sam Keim Appointed Head of Emergency Medicine and Director of the Arizona Emergency Medicine Research Center

Sep 11, 2012

Dr. Keim is a UA professor of emergency medicine and was listed among the best physicians in the United States, as selected by his colleagues nationwide, in the 2011-2012 edition of The Best Doctors in America.

Dr. Rich Amini
Dr. Rich Amini named Assistant Dean for Student Affairs

The College of Medicine – Tucson is pleased to announce that Richard Amini, MD, assistant professor of emergency medicine, has been appointed assistant dean for student affairs.


Poison Centers Save Arizona Residents Millions

New nationwide report quantifies value of poison centers

PHOENIX - A recent nationwide report finds that the 57 poison centers in the United States save citizens more than $1.8 billion annually in medical costs. Examination of additional data collected in Arizona shows that the state’s two centers save residents of the Grand Canyon State nearly $45.5 million every year.

University Campus 2016-2017 Newly Elected Chief Residents

Congratulations newly elected Chief Residents for 2016-2017

Congratulations to DEM Resident Graduates!

The Department of Emergency Medicine is proud to announce the 2014 graduates from the three residency programs:  University Campus, South Campus and EM/Peds Combined programs...

Downtown Seattle
Join Us Live From ACEP in Seattle!

The UA Department of Emergency Medicine will be live blogging and posting pictures of the ACEP conference taking place in Seattle from October 14-17. The DEM is also hosting an Alumni Social on Monday, Oct. 14 from 7–10 p.m. in the  Musicquarium Lounge at The Triple Door (216 Union Street, Seattle, WA).