• 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

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.

 


First Statewide Study Shows More Cardiac Arrests Due to Opioid Overdoses

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


Selected Recent Publications

Dalen JE, Waterbrook AL. "Why Are Nearly All CT Pulmonary Angiograms for Suspected Pulmonary Embolism Negative?" Am. J. Med.. 2017;130(3):247-248.
Yousef KAndrew, Goshinska AJohn, Bailowitz ZP, Amini R. "Cactus thorn detection using bedside ultrasound." Intern Emerg Med. 2017;12(4):545-546.
Waterbrook AL, Balcik BJ, Goshinska AJohn. "Blood Glucose Levels After Local Musculoskeletal Steroid Injections in Patients With Diabetes Mellitus: A Clinical Review." Sports Health. 2017:1941738117702585.
Amini R, Wyman MT, Hernandez NC, Guisto JA, Adhikari S. "Use of Emergency Ultrasound in Arizona Community Emergency Departments." J Ultrasound Med. 2017.