COM-T Annual Report
COM-T Report: Shaping the Future of Medicine

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson has seen many advances and accomplishments since it was founded in 1967, and this publication—Shaping the Future of Medicine—captures the history and highlights of the College and each of its departments.

DEM Mentoring Program a Model for College of Medicine

Sam Keim, MD, professor and head of the Department of Emergency Medicine, has been named one of the College of Medicine’s 2015 program mentors.

Chain of Survival: Tucson Fire Department

The 'Chain of Survival' takes you through each key stage of saving a person's life. It begins with the first symptoms of a medical emergency, such as a heart attack, continues with quick response and advanced life support from paramedics, and ends with the successful treatment of a patient.

Chad Viscusi, MD
Multi-center Study Shows No Significant Benefit to Therapeutic Hypothermia in Children who Suffered Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest

Diamond Children’s Medical Center at Banner – University Medical Center Tucson was one of 38 children’s hospitals in the United States and Canada to participate in a large-scale study that has shown no significant difference in outcomes for children who received therapeutic hypothermia and children who maintained a normal body temperature after suffering cardiac arrest.

2014 Annual Report Cover
Announcing the 2014 Annual Report

The Department of Emergency Medicine is pleased to share our annual report highlighting some of our exciting clinical care, research and education endeavors from 2014.

You may download a PDF copy of the report or view a “flip book” online.

Please contact Jo Marie Barkley ( for additional printed copies.