• 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.

Emergency Medicine Resources

Clinical News

EM Residents Volunteer to Build a Better Community

UA Department of Emergency Medicine faculty and residents volunteered to help build affordable housing with Habitat for Humanity Tucson.


Engineering a Device to Fight Child Abuse

UA Emergency Medicine physician Dale Woolridge teams up with senior engineering students to create a bruise age measurement device for use in child abuse and domestic violence cases.


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.