• The Arizona Emergency Medicine Research Center (AEMRC) is a collaborative statewide Center of Excellence dedicated to improving the health-care outcomes of patients with acute illness and injuries, in both pre-hospital settings and within the hospital.

AEMRC

Director's Message

The Arizona Emergency Medicine Research Center (AEMRC) is a collaborative statewide Center of Excellence dedicated to improving the health-care outcomes of patients with acute illness and injuries, in both pre-hospital settings and within the hospital.

The center’s research focus extends from the pre-hospital environment, including 911 and emergency medical services (EMS) care, through the emergency department and critical care settings.

Samuel M. Keim, MD, MS
Professor and Chair
Department of Emergency Medicine
Director, Arizona Emergency Medicine Research Center

AEMRC News

Ambulance etiquette: How pulling over can save lives

Following the law during summer driving season helps patients and first responders.


New EMS Bachelor’s Degree Program Starts This Fall at UA College of Medicine – Tucson

One of a few programs in the nation administered through a clinical department, the UA Bachelor of Science major and minor in EMS is designed to enhance emergency medical professionals’ leadership and clinical skills, preparing them for a future in prehospital medicine.


Emergency Medicine Receives Funds from Banner Foundation

Two of Emergency Medicine initiatives and outreach programs were awarded funding from the the Banner Health Foundation's Higher and Best Use Awards program.

 


Selected Recent Publications

Acuña J, Situ-LaCasse EH, Patanwala AE, et al. "Identification of gender differences in ultrasound milestone assessments during emergency medicine residency training: a pilot study." Adv Med Educ Pract. 2019;10:141-145.
Smith G, Beger S, Vadeboncoeur T, et al. "Trends in overdose-related out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in Arizona." Resuscitation. 2019;134:122-126.
Sakles JC, Douglas MJK, Hypes CD, Patanwala AE, Mosier JM. "Management of Patients with Predicted Difficult Airways in an Academic Emergency Department." J Emerg Med. 2017.
Sakles JC, G Corn J, Hollinger P, Arcaris B, Patanwala AE, Mosier JM. "The Impact of a Soiled Airway on Intubation Success in the Emergency Department when using the GlideScope or the Direct Laryngoscope." Acad Emerg Med. 2017.