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.


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.


UA Researchers Lead Study to Encourage Children With Asthma to Use their Inhalers

UA researchers are studying if the combination of dispensing asthma inhalers (corticosteroids) in the emergency department and supervising their use in elementary schools will increase the medication’s use among children with asthma and decrease emergency department visits.


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.


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.


Emergency Medicine Resident Research Forum Winners

The 2018 Maria Mandell Award Winners for the Best Research Presentation at the Department Research Forum are residents Whitney Robertson, MD, Georgia Baumann, MD, Ashley Guinn, MD, and Kurt Curtis, MD.


Emergency Medicine Resident Research Forum

UA Emergency Medicine residents will present their research projects at the UA Department of Emergency Medicine Resident Research Forum Tuesday, April 17. 


AHLS Courses Offered During Preparedness Week, April 16–19, 2018

AHLS is hosting Preparedness Week April 16-19. 


Laerdal Medical Donates Lifesaving Training Simulators to AEMRC's CPR University

The Arizona Emergency Medicine Research Center's (AEMRC) CPR University at the UA College of Medicine - Phoenix received a $50,000 donation of state-of-the-art mannequins from Laerdal Medical.


South Korean Disaster Medicine Expert to Speak on Nuclear Preparedness

Soon-Joo Wang, MD, a professor of emergency medicine and South Korean expert advisor on disaster management and emergency medical systems, is coming to the UA Feb. 5 to share insights on medical preparedness training for nuclear, chemical, and biological disasters. 


Study on Use of Ultrasound to Prevent Secondary Injuries Associated with TBI

Richard Amini, MD, associate professor and emergency ultrasound director at Banner-UMC South, will study if low intensity, low frequency ultrasound is effective in preventing secondary injuries associate with traumatic brain injury (TBI).
 
 


Preventing Heart Disease Among Hispanic Diabetes Patients in Arizona, Focus of UA Research

Reducing cardiovascular disease and complications among Hispanic diabetes patients in Arizona is the focus of a new research project for Tomas Nuño, PhD, assistant professor of public health practice and translational research at the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health – Phoenix and the Department of Emergency Medicine at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson


UA College of Medicine – Tucson Part of New NIH Emergency Medicine Research Effort

The Strategies to Innovate EmeRgENcy Care Clinical Trials Network (SIREN) will advance critical emergency medicine research to improve outcomes for patients with neurologic, heart, lung, blood and trauma emergencies.


EM Resident Perrian Presented with AzCEP Seed Grant

UA Emergency Medicine resident Georgia Perrian, MD, PGY-2, received a $1,000 seed grant from the Arizona College of Emergency Physicians for her research, “Studying the Effects of Dexamethasone in Dental Pain.” Collaborating PIs are Dale Woolridge, MD, PhD, and Noah Tolby, MD.


Dr. Dan Spaite to Speak at SAEM Inaugural National Grand Rounds

Daniel  Spaite, MD, has been chosen as a featured speaker at the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) inaugural National Grand Rounds May 18 in Orlando. 


Resident Research Presented at the Annual Department of Emergency Medicine Research Forum April 26

UA Emergency Medicine residents presented 12 research projects at the UA Department of Emergency Medicine Resident Research Forum April 26. Bentley Bobrow, MD, UA distinguished professor and associate director of the University of Arizona Emergency Medicine Research Center (AEMRC) Phoenix, delivered the keynote address, and Jessica Bates, MD, PGY-V, received the Maria C. Mandell Memorial Emergency Medicine Award for best presentation.


KOLD Interview: Teen suicide screening study to begin in Tucson in July

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Banner-University Medical Center's Emergency Department staff will use a new tool to screen teenagers for suicide risk, starting in July. 


UA Department of Emergency Medicine Researchers to Study Screening Tool for Teen Suicide Risk

UA researchers hope to develop and validate a patient-friendly, easy-to-use screening tool to identify at risk youths and recommend appropriate resources to help save lives.


Emergency Medicine Resident Research Forum

Support resident research by attending the annual Emergency Medicine Resident Research Forum. Bentley Bobrow, MD, UA distinguished professor and associate director of the University of Arizona Emergency Medicine Research Center (AEMRC) Phoenix, will deliver the keynote address.


South Campus Medical Toxicology Match

Please help us welcome our new Medical Toxicology Fellow for 2017-18!

 


UC EM 2017-2018 New Interns

We are proud to announce our new UC 2017-2018 Interns!


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