High School Students to Explore Health Careers at Banner – University Medical Center South, Feb. 12

Feb 11, 2020

Along with hands-on exercises from intubating a mannequin to peering inside someone’s stomach via ultrasound, Tucson area high school students will get a chance to learn about careers in health care at the “Pathway to Success” health career fair hosted at Banner – University Medical Center South.

UArizona Researchers Study Health Risk of a Group of Chemicals in Firefighter Foam and Protective Gear

Feb 10, 2020

Researchers from the UArizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health received a $1.5 million grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to lead a study of occupational exposures to “PFAS chemicals” among firefighters.

Paramedics Join Department’s Administrative Medical Direction Team

Dec 6, 2019

Brett Welander and Jesse Brower, certified emergency paramedics, joined the Department of Emergency Medicine in October to assist the growing EMS Administrative Medical Direction Team in providing medical oversight for local EMS agencies. Both will be working with the team to maintain existing services the department provides for Tucson Fire Department (TFD), as well as implementing new programs.

Where in the World Is Ken?

Dec 4, 2019

Global emergency medicine in Guyana and a short trip to Italy occupied much of my time since I penned my last entry for this column.

Meet Our Faculty: A Q&A with William Denq, MD

Nov 22, 2019

William Denq, MD, clinical assistant professor, is one of the new additions to the UArizona emergency medicine faculty. Dr. Denq (pronounced Den) brings specialized expertise in sports medicine. He also is an active blogger and has created an entire video series on EM ortho splinting on ALiEM. He is active in event medicine, including the University of Utah and U.S. Ski and Snowboard teams.

In Memoriam: Peter Rosen, MD

Nov 21, 2019

Peter Rosen, MD, clinical professor at the University of Arizona Department of Emergency Medicine, passed away Nov. 11 at his home in Tucson, Arizona, at the age of 84. Dr. Rosen was widely regarded as emergency medicine’s founding father.

All COM-T Medical Students to Train in Emergency Medicine Critical Care

Nov 14, 2019

Starting February 2020, every medical student at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson will have experience in treating critically ill patients in an emergency setting.

Dr. Elaine Situ-LaCasse Receives 2019 Clinical Excellence Award

Nov 7, 2019

Elaine Situ-LaCasse, MD, assistant professor, emergency medicine, received the 2019 Clinical Excellence Award by University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson.

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.

Program to Ensure Rural Access to Health Care Receives Federal Funding Boost

Sep 25, 2019

Longstanding University of Arizona Health Sciences program provides technical assistance, training and expertise to Arizona’s 15 critical access hospitals and 31 rural health clinics and EMS providers.