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Primary Care Physician Scholarship Program Expands

Mar 30, 2021

The full-tuition program aims to improve Arizonans’ health and reduce medical student debt by addressing a dire need for qualified medical professionals.


DEM EMS Receives Donation from Andra Heart Foundation

Mar 25, 2021

The Department of Emergency Medicine received a $25,000 gift from the Andra Heart Foundation to support a Community First Responder CPR Training Course.


Match Day Marks Next Step for Future Doctors

Mar 19, 2021

On Match Day, about 120 UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson students learned where they’ll launch their careers as new residents after graduation.


UArizona Health Sciences Excels in Latest Blue Ridge Rankings on NIH Funding

Feb 17, 2021

Increases in total National Institutes of Health funding have led to higher rankings for several colleges and departments.


Initiative Gives Rural EMS Responders 24-hour Access to Emergency Medicine Physicians

Jan 29, 2021

The Arizona Rural EMS Advanced Telemedicine Demonstration Initiative will improve patient outcomes by expanding EMS access to potentially lifesaving care.


Dr. Srikar Adhikari Receives EMF Grant to Study Artificial Intelligence for Prognosis of Ultrasound of the Lung in COVID

Jan 14, 2021

Srikar Adhikari, MD, professor of emergency medicine and director of the Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Fellowship, received an Emergency Medicine Foundation (EMF) and FUJIFILM Sonosite’s grant, which included a new Sonosite PX point-of-care ultrasound system, to support his research, "Artificial Intelligence for Prognosis of Ultrasound of the Lung in COVID (AI PULL),” examining the role of point-of-care ultrasound in the clinical care of COVID-19 patients.


Trauma Experts Aim to Reduce Deaths by Providing Blood-Clotting Agent

Dec 21, 2020

A study found that tranexamic acid, commonly used in cardiac surgery to help stop bleeding, improved the odds of survival for some trauma patients.


Implementing Pediatric Prehospital Care Guidelines Dramatically Improves Survival in Severe Traumatic Brain Injury

Dec 17, 2020

Emergency medicine guidelines to ensure continued flow of blood and oxygen to the brain are emphasized in study that undescores the first 26 minutes of care on the scene of an accident or fall are critical to survival and ongoing brain health.


Rapid Care Guidelines for Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury Patients Improve Survival

Dec 17, 2020

An evaluation of emergency medicine guidelines showed proper care on the scene of a brain injury is critical to survival and ongoing brain health.


COVID-19 Dominates Top 10 UArizona Health Sciences News Stories of 2020

Dec 16, 2020

Antibody tests, groundbreaking research and community outreach are a few of the ways the University of Arizona Health Sciences met the test of a pandemic.


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