• Treating more than 135,000 emergency patients each year in three emergency departments, the Department of Emergency Medicine plays an essential role in caring for the urgent medical needs of residents throughout Southern Arizona.

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Clinical News

Grant Funds Rape Forensic Exam Program at Banner – University Medical Center Tucson

The nearly $500,000 in funding from the U.S. Department of Justice also helped create a Sexual Assault Response Team with experts from the university, hospital and community to guide the program and ensure it meets survivor needs.

UAHS Healthy Dose Blog: The Arizona Monsoon, Lightning and Your Health

Monsoon in Arizona comprises the wettest and most lightning-prone months of the year. Learn how to avoid being struck and what to do if you are. By Dan Schlager, MD, clinical professor of emergency medicine. Also, UArizona Engineering Students’ project tests Dr. Schlager’s Lightning Protection Technology. 

Drs. Lisa Chan and Kevin Reilly Receive Emeritus Appointments

Newly retired Lisa Chan, MD, and Kevin Reilly, MD, have received University of Arizona emeritus appointments. Both will continue to work with Banner - University Medical Center Tucson on electronic records and billing.