• 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
UA Study Reveals Arizona EMTs Face 39 Percent Greater Risk of Suicide

UA medical student creates resiliency website for emergency workers and develops partnership with forest firefighters to measure its effectiveness.


CPR training videos
UA Medical Students Create CPR Training Videos in Spanish

A group of medical students from the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, working with the UA Department of Emergency Medicine and UA Sarver Heart Center, began identifying interventions that could increase the use of chest-compression-only CPR among Hispanics in Arizona.


Selected Recent Publications

Milligan R, Houmes S, Goldberg LC, Nagdev A, Amini R. "Ultrasound-guided forearm nerve blocks in managing hand and finger injuries." Intern Emerg Med. 2017.
Rice A, Dudek J, Gross T, St Mars T, Woolridge D. "The Impact of a Pediatric Emergency Department Facility Verification System on Pediatric Mortality Rates in Arizona." J Emerg Med. 2017;52(6):894-901.
Woolridge DP. "Childhood Appendicitis: Is Time Really of the Essence?" J Emerg Med. 2017;52(3):364-365.