• 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

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.

 


First Statewide Study Shows More Cardiac Arrests Due to Opioid Overdoses

UA medical students’ research shows tragic impact on young people who abuse opioids.


Partnering with Public Health and Police to Treat Opioid Overdoses

The UA Emergency Medicine physicians are training first responders to recognize opioid overdoses and properly administer the drug naloxone to save lives.


Selected Recent Publications

Amini R, Wyman MT, Hernandez NC, Guisto JA, Adhikari S. "Use of Emergency Ultrasound in Arizona Community Emergency Departments." J Ultrasound Med. 2017.
Denninghoff KR, Nuño T, Pauls Q, et al. "Prehospital Intubation is Associated with Favorable Outcomes and Lower Mortality in ProTECT III." Prehosp Emerg Care. 2017:1-6.
Natt B, Hypes C, Basken R, Malo J, Kazui T, Mosier J. "Suspected Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia in Patients Receiving Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation." J Extra Corpor Technol. 2017;49(1):54-58.
Mhayamaguru M, Bruno EHaynes, Rhodes SMichelle, Amini R. "Large ovarian cyst with torsion." Intern Emerg Med. 2017;12(4):547-548.
Hypes CD, Sakles JC, Mosier JM. "Reply: Did Video Kill the Direct Laryngoscopy Star? Not Yet!" Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2017;14(4):610-611.