UA Docs Swimming in ABC’s “Shark Tank”

Sep 19, 2013

Drs. Richard and Albert Amini, both University of Arizona College of Medicine graduates, will appear on ABC’s “Shark Tank” on Friday, September 20 to pitch their website RoloDoc, a site that looks to improve patient and doctor communication.

Southern Arizona First Responders to be Celebrated on ‘Heroes Day’ – Oct. 17

Sep 12, 2013

Now in its sixth year, the annual event recognizes law enforcement officers, firefighters, paramedics, Border Patrol agents and other first responders who work to keep the community safe and help citizens in times of crisis.

Expert Advice on Avoiding Heat Exhaustion

Jul 1, 2013

As the Arizona sun continues to bring triple-digit temperatures, the intense heat can pose major health risks for those who are unprepared...

Tucson Proclaims May 19–25 Emergency Medical Services Week

May 22, 2013

Emergency Medical Services Week began on Monday with the UA Department of Emergency Medicine hosting events for local pre-hospital emergency medical providers, including emergency department physicians and support staff at The University of Arizona Medical Center – University Campus and The University of Arizona Medical Center – South Campus.

Emergency Medical Services Study Awarded Society for Clinical Trials 2012 Trial of the Year

Apr 30, 2013

The study, sponsored by the National Institute of Neurologic Disorders and Stroke, was conducted with partners throughout the nation including the Glendale Fire Department in partnership with the University of Arizona’s Emergency Medicine Research Center (AEMRC).

Two UA Emergency Medicine Programs Earn 10-Year Accreditation

Mar 4, 2013

The accreditation is the result of our opportunity to create an outstanding emergency medicine residency program that combines excellent academics with a focus on rural and global health.

Dr. Sam Keim Appointed Head of Emergency Medicine and Director of the Arizona Emergency Medicine Research Center

Sep 11, 2012

Dr. Keim is a UA professor of emergency medicine and was listed among the best physicians in the United States, as selected by his colleagues nationwide, in the 2011-2012 edition of The Best Doctors in America.

Announcing the 2014 Annual Report

The Department of Emergency Medicine is pleased to share our annual report highlighting some of our exciting clinical care, research and education endeavors from 2014.

You may download a PDF copy of the report or view a “flip book” online.

Please contact Jo Marie Barkley ( for additional printed copies.

EM Best Doctors in America for 2013

More than 100 University of Arizona Health Network physicians have been named among the 2013 Best Doctors in America...