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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Nov 12, 2015
The award recognizes Dr. Meislin’s leadership and mentoring in the specialty of emergency medicine.
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.