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Dr. Larry DeLuca Receives Critical Care Medicine Board Certification

Jan 12, 2016

Congratulations to Larry DeLuca, MD, assistant professor of emergency medicine and director, Infectious Disease Research Collaboration, who recently received board certification in internal medicine - critical care medicine. Dr. DeLuca is now one of only a few emergency physicians in the country to have board certification in critical care medicine.


Dr. Ben Bobrow
How to Improve Cardiac Arrest Survival in Three Easy Steps

Jan 5, 2016

Although survival rates for people who suffer cardiac arrest outside a hospital are extremely low in most places, emergency physicians propose three interventions to improve survival rates and functional outcomes in any community and urge additional federal funding for cardiac resuscitation research in an editorial published online last Wednesday in Annals of Emergency Medicine (“IOM Says Times to Act to Improve Cardiac Arrest Survival … Here’s How”). "As a nation, we are falling far short in our efforts to improve survival for this exquisitely time-sensitive medical emergency," said Dr. Bentley J. Bobrow, professor of emergency medicine at the UA College of Medicine.


FMRI scans uncover “hot spots” of tellurian mind activity as subjects perform memory tasks.
Researchers Develop Brain-Mapping Technology

Dec 23, 2015

Kurt Denninghoff, MD, is a co-investigator on a $1.15 million grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke to develop a brain scanning technique to reveal secrets of the mind.


Aaron Leetch, MD. assistant professor of emergency medicine and pediatrics
Severe Asthma Exacerbation in Pediatric Patients

Dec 23, 2015

Drs. Aaron Leetch and Bryan Wilson, UA emergency medicine, describe the initial assessment of children with severe asthma exacerbation and provide an outline and suggested hierarchy of medications and treatment strategies for stabilization, with intubation as a last resort in an article published in Pediatric Emergency Medicine Reports.


Dr. Christine Huang, EM/Peds Resident, Receives GME Excellence and Leadership Scholarship
Dr. Christine Huang, EM/Peds Resident, Receives GME Excellence and Leadership Scholarship

Nov 25, 2015

Christine Huang, MD, PGY-IV, Combined EM and Pediatrics Residency Program, received the 2015 Resident Excellence and Leadership Scholarship awarded by the UA Office of Graduate Medical Education.


Dr. Elaine Situ-LaCasse Awarded AzCEP Seed Grant
Dr. Elaine Situ-LaCasse Awarded AzCEP Seed Grant

Nov 24, 2015

Elaine Situ-LaCasse, MD, PGY 3, Emergency Medicine Residency Program University Campus, was awarded an Arizona College if Emergency Medicine (AzCEP) Education/Research Seed Grant.


Medical Students See Eye to Eye in Popular EM Skills Lab
Medical Students See Eye to Eye in Popular EM Skills Lab

Nov 19, 2015

The Department of Emergency Medicine’s popular monthly courses for fourth-year medical students attract participants from the College of Medicine as well as from other LCME-approved medical schools around the country.  


Resident Dr. Elaine Situ-LaCasse Awarded EMF Scholarship
Resident Dr. Elaine Situ-LaCasse Awarded EMF Scholarship

Nov 17, 2015

Elaine Situ-LaCasse , MD, PGY-3 in the Emergency Medicine Residency Program University Campus, received an Emergency Medicine Foundation (EMF) Scholarship to the Emergency Medicine Basic Research Skills (EMBRS) Workshop. 


Dr. Harvey Meislin Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from Association of Academic Chairs of Emergency Medicine

Nov 12, 2015

The award recognizes Dr. Meislin’s leadership and mentoring in the specialty of emergency medicine.


Residents Competing ACEP Conference SIMWars
Residents Compete in ACEP Conference SIMWars

Nov 10, 2015

A team of four University of Arizona emergency medicine residents recently participated in the Emergency Medicine Resident Association’s SIMWars competition at the 2015 American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) national conference in Boston. 


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