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Dr. Brad Dreifuss
UA Collaboration Focuses Attention on Emergency HIV Patients

Nov 28, 2017

Five years ago, the Department of Emergency Medicine and the Division of Infectious Diseases began work on a way to make HIV screening a routine part of emergency department culture. After initial concerns by physicians over how it could be done, patients now receive unprecedented access to timely treatment.


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DEM Faculty Receive UA COM Medical Education Awards

Nov 7, 2017

DEM Faculty receive honors from the UA College of Medicine Academy of Medical Education Scholars (AMES).


Kate Hughes
UA Medical Simulation Fellow Dr. Kate Hughes Receives National Award for Outstanding Resident of the Year

Oct 24, 2017

Kate Hughes, DO, a fellow in Medical Simulation at the University of Arizona Department of Emergency Medicine and clinical instructor at Banner – University Medical Center, has been named the 2017 Outstanding Resident of the Year in Emergency Medicine by the American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians (ACOEP) and the American Osteopathic Foundation (AOF).


DEM Residents Participate in 2017 EM Month of Service

Sep 21, 2017

The UA Department of Emergency Medicine faculty and residents make sandwiches for Primavera workers as part of the Emergency Medcine Residents Association's EM Month of Service.


Hazmat by Todd Rabkin Golden
Recent Disasters Remind First Responders of the Need for Up-to-Date Hazmat Training

Sep 21, 2017

More than 30 regional firefighters from Southern Arizona communities will be participating in the Advanced Hazmat Life Support training offered by the University of Arizona Emergency Medicine Research Center.


Dr. Alice Min Simpkins
Dr. Alice Min Simpkins Appointed UA COM-T Assistant Dean for Faculty Development

Sep 19, 2017

Alice Min Simpkins, MD, has been appointed Assistant Dean for Faculty Development at the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson after a national search.


Dr. Aaron Leetch
Dr. Aaron Leetch Awarded UA COM Virginia and Vernon Furrow Award

Sep 19, 2017

Aaron N. Leetch, MD, has been awarded the 2017 UA College of Medicine Virginia and Vernon Furrow Award for Innovation in Medical Education. 


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