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EM Residents Volunteer to Build a Better Community

Sep 26, 2019

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


Dr. Kathy Hiller Receives AMA Medical Education Grant

Jul 25, 2019

Kathy Hiller, MD, professor of emergency medicine, received an American Medical Association "Accelerating Change in Medical Education Innovation Grant." 


Dr. Srikar Adhikari Receives the UA College of Medicine – Tucson Faculty Mentoring Award.

Jun 19, 2019

Srikar Adhikari, MD, MS, associate professor, Emergency Ultrasound Section Chief, and Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship Director, received the 2019 UA College of Medicine – Tucson Faculty Mentoring Award.

 


New Faculty, Physicians and Fellows Join the Department of Emergency Medicine

Jun 19, 2019

The Department of Emergency Medicine welcomes new faculty, physicians and fellows.


Where in the World Is Ken?

Jun 11, 2019

As I write this, I have just returned to my abode from my Saturday stint at our A&E (Accident and Emergency) Department at the Georgetown, Guyana Public Hospital. 


Ambulance etiquette: How pulling over can save lives

May 28, 2019

Following the law during summer driving season helps patients and first responders.


New EMS Bachelor’s Degree Program Starts This Fall at UA College of Medicine – Tucson

May 14, 2019

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.


UA-Led Initiative Doubles Survival Rates After Severe Traumatic Brain Injury

May 8, 2019

The implementation of a massive, statewide public health initiative led by University of Arizona researchers and involving 21,000 prehospital care patients has doubled the survival rate of severe traumatic brain injury victims and tripled the survival rate among those who were intubated.


UA to Announce Results of EPIC Project for Treating TBI

May 6, 2019

News conference to announce the results of the Excellence in Prehospital Injury Care project, followed by a live demonstration conducted by the Gilbert Fire and Rescue Department and Mesa Fire and Medical Department, to include extrication of a simulated patient from a major vehicle crash.


Engineering a Device to Fight Child Abuse

Apr 17, 2019

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.


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