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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.


Expert Advice on Avoiding Heat Exhaustion

Jul 1, 2013

As the Arizona sun continues to bring triple-digit temperatures, the intense heat can pose major health risks for those who are unprepared...


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.


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