DEM Research Well Represented at National Association of EMS Physicians Annual Meeting

Jan 29, 2014

EMS medical directors and other EMS leaders from around the country, including the UA Department of Emergency Medicine, participated and presented research in the week-long conference with a record breaking attendance of over 800.

The Click Family Foundation Commits Funding to Support Lifesaving Training and Research

Jan 24, 2014

Thanks to a donation from the Click Family Foundation for the purchase of a new resuscitation mannequin and skillreporter, life-saving training capabilities will be enhanced and research monitoring the effectiveness of chest-compression-only CPR training by the general public will be conducted.

UA Emergency Medicine Doc Rescued “Lone Survivor”

Jan 10, 2014

The rescue team that recovered, Marcus Luttrell, the real life "Lone Survivor" was led by Dr. Joshua Appel, a 2005 UA College of Medicine - Tucson graduate, who was aided by another UA College of Medicine - Tucson graduate, Chris Piercecchi, MD, class of 2012.

COM Experts: Prefer Dry Heat to Arctic Chill? Genetics Might be the Reason

Jan 9, 2014

UA College of Medicine experts weigh in on how our genes affect our ability to deal with extreme weather – hot or cold.

UA Emergency Medicine Featured on Health Break

Jan 7, 2014

Assistant professor Richard Amini, MD, RDMS, performs bedside ultrasound for the cameras, as Dr. Samuel M. Keim, UA Emergency Medicine head, explains how UAMC is using the most advanced technology available, including bedside ultrasound, to help quickly diagnose and treat patients in the Emergency Department.

Lisa R. Stoneking, MD, Earns 2013 AMES Grant

Nov 14, 2013

The 2013 AMES Grant for Medical Education Research Award will fund the Spanish language immersion curriculum at UAMC-South Campus.

Frank G. Walter, MD, Earns College of Medicine Vernon and Virginia Furrow Award

Nov 14, 2013

The award is one of the UA College of Medicine – Tucson highest honors and recognizes faculty members for teaching excellence and their ability to encourage intellectual excitement, inspire the discovery of knowledge, and foster critical inquiry in the classroom, or lab.

Free Movie Screening with Panel Discussion on End-of-Life Issues with Our Own, Michelle Rhodes, MD

Nov 12, 2013

Join our own Michelle Rhodes, MD, DEM assistant professor for a free and open to the public movie screening, “Consider the Conversation,” a film that addresses end-of-life wishes and the need for family members to discuss this important topic with loved ones.  The screening will take place at the DuVal Auditorium on Nov. 20 from 4 – 6 p.m. and includes a panel discussion with members from the Arizona Center on Aging.     

UA’s Dr. Arthur B. Sanders Elected to Prestigious Institute of Medicine of the National Academies

Nov 12, 2013

Emergency medicine physician formally welcomed to the Institute of Medicine for his outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service.

Michelle Rhodes, MD - Donald W. Reynolds Foundation: Next Steps in Physician’s Training in Geriatrics Geri-Pulmonary/Critical Care Reynolds Scholar

Nov 12, 2013

Michele Rhodes, MD, an Emergency Department  specialist has been selected as one of six Reynolds Scholars in Aging, outstanding physicians who have been selected to implement and extend staff training for these exciting new geriatric programs. Dr. Berry’s participation is supported by Dr. Sam Keim, Division Chief of Pulmonary/Critical Care, and Reynolds Mentor, Art Sanders, MD,  Geriatric Emergency Medicine.