Arthur B. Sanders

Arthur B. Sanders, MD, MHA, FACEP, FACP

Professor with Tenure
Dir., Geriatric Emergency Research Collaboration
Member, Promotion & Tenure Committee


1501 N. Campbell Ave.
AHSL 4171B
(520) 626-5032
(520) 626-2480

Dr. Sanders' primary areas of academic interest are the treatment of patients in cardiac arrest, the emergency care of older patients, biomedical ethics in emergency medicine and medical education. He is a tenured professor at the University of Arizona College of Medicine. He has served as Chair of the Residency Review Committee for Emergency Medicine, President of the Soceity for Academic Emergency Medicine and Chair of the ACLS Committee for the American Heart Association. In 2012, Dr. Sanders was elected to the  Institute of Medicine (now called National Academy of Medicine) and has served on an IOM committee assessing the progress in the treatment of patients in cardiac arrest.


MD: 1973, Cornell University Medical School, New York, NY
MS: 1997, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
1976, UA College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ
1976, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Research and Academic Interests and Expertise

Cardiac Arrest and Resuscitation
Geriatric Emergency Medicine
Bioethics and Emergency Medicine
Medical Education

Selected Recent Publications

Amini R, Stolz LAnn, Breshears E, et al. "Assessment of ultrasound-guided procedures in preclinical years." Intern Emerg Med. 2016.
Amini R, Stolz LAnn, Gross A, et al. "Theme-based teaching of point-of-care ultrasound in undergraduate medical education." Intern Emerg Med. 2015.
Mhayamaguru K, Means R, Sanders A, Amini R. "Vaginal Bulge." Western Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2015;16(3):424-425.
Spaite DW, Bobrow BJ, Stolz U, et al. "Statewide Regionalization of Postarrest Care for Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest: Association With Survival and Neurologic Outcome." Annals of Emergency Medicine. 2014;64(5):496-506.e1.
Vilar MG, Melendez C, Sanders AB, et al. "Genetic diversity in Puerto Rico and its implications for the peopling of the Island and the West Indies." Am. J. Phys. Anthropol.. 2014;155(3):352-68.


Clinical Specialties: 

Geriatric Emergency Medicine

Board Certification: 
ABEM, 2012, 2002, 1992, 1982
ABIM, 1976
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