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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sep 26, 2019
UA Department of Emergency Medicine faculty and residents volunteered to help build affordable housing with Habitat for Humanity Tucson.
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.