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Congratulations Dr. Harland on farm equipment-related crashes publication

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27405602

Price hike for EpiPen puts allergy sufferers in peril

http://cbs2iowa.com/news/local/price-hike-for-epipen-puts-allergy-sufferers-in-peril

Who do mosquitoes bite the most?

http://cbs2iowa.com/news/local/who-do-mosquitoes-bite-the-most

Register for the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Great Plains Regional Meeting 2016

We look forward to welcoming you to Iowa City, Iowa for the 2016 Great Plains SAEM meeting.

Emergency Medicine presented with ENA Lantern Award

When Minutes Matter

Since its first flight in 1979, University of Iowa AirCare has flown over 3.5 million miles, and served more than 30,000 patients.  The UI Hospitals and Clinics helipad is Iowa's busiest, with about 2...

UI Hospitals and Clinics is among eleven hospitals nationwide to receive the Lantern Award from the Emergency Nurses Association

The Lantern Award is a recognition award given to emergency departments that exemplify exceptional practice and innovative performance in the core areas of leadership, practice, education, advocacy, a...

Congratulations Dr. Jon Van Heukelom!

Dr. Jon Van Heukelom has won the 2016 National Emergency Medicine Junior Faculty Teaching Award!  Jon will be recognized during the ACEP 2016 meeting.  In addition to receiving a plaque, his name will...

Congratulations Dr. Chuck Jennissen as The University of Iowa unveils ATV simulator in a project that aims to improve rider safety 

 

Congratulations to Nick Mohr, 2015-2016 Executive Leadership Academy graduate

Congratulations to Nick Mohr, a 2015-2016 graduate of the Executive Leadership Academy.  The University of Iowa Health Care designed ELA as a comprehensive program that addresses core characteristics ...

Welcome Dr. Tameem Shoukih

Welcome Dr.Tameem Shoukih!

Congratulations to Dr. Harland and Dr. McGehee 

Congratulations to Dr. Harland and Dr. McGehee for their publication in the June issue of the Journal of Safety Research!

AWAEM awarded Shannon Findlay as Resident of the Year

Congratulations to Shannon Findlay for being named the Academy for Women in Academic Emergency Medicine's Resident of the Year!

GME Leadership Symposium honors Brett Faine, PharmD

The 2016 GME Leadership Symposium, held on April 29 in the Kinnick Stadium Pressbox, recognized the following UI Health Care faculty and staff for their contributions in educating and supporting the n...

Congratulations Shannon Findlay!

A special congratulations to Shannon Findlay for her paper in this month's Annals of Emergency Medicine.  Nice work, Shannon!

Congratulations Dr. Andrew Nugent

 

Mercy Dubuque's AirCare 3 Set to Save Lives

Mercy Medical Center in Dubuque Shows off new AirCare 3 Helicopter

Dr. Christopher Buresh to receive 2016 Physician Award 

Christopher Buresh, UIHC Department of Emergency Medicine physician, has been chosen as the recipient of the 2016 Physician Community Service Award from the Iowa Medical Society.  Dr. Buresh will rece...

Mercy - Dubuque, UI Health Care launch medical helicopter service

Leaders of Mercy Medical Center – Dubuque and University of Iowa Health Care jointly announced today that the hospitals will hold an open house for members of the Dubuque and surrounding communities t...

Council on Undergraduate Research selects UI student's project for Posters on the Hill

University of Iowa undergraduate Caroline Wadman, a psychology major from Omaha, Nebraska, and her faculty mentor, Gerene Denning, research director in the Department of Emergency Medicine, will parti...

Meet Dr. Natasha Wheaton

What is your hometown?

Summer EMT course registration now open

Are you interested in becoming an emergency medical technician (EMT)? Registration for summer EMT courses through the Emergency Medical Services Learning Resource Center (EMSLRC) is open. Register for...

EMSLRC nationally recognized

The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics was recognized at the ATLS Global Symposium last week in San Diego, CA for being an active course site for over 35 years.  The EMSLRC currently offers six ...

Congratulations to Dr. Dan Miller on his recent publication!

Can Simulation Measure Differences in Task-Switching Ability Between Junior and Senior Emergency Medicine Residents?

Congratulations to Dr. Runde on his recent publication.

A special congratulations to Dr. Runde on his recently published article in Emergency Medicine News, “Colloids Can’t Cut it Caring for the Critically Ill.” 

Congratulations to Dr. Schlichting, Dr. Stoltze and Terrence Wong on their recent publication

A special congratulations to Terrence Wong (a 3rd-year medical student who did summer research in our department for 2 summers), Dr. Stoltze, and Dr. Schlichting for their publication in the American ...

Faculty Focus - Joshua Stilley 

Meet Dr. Stilley:

Medical students recognized for outstanding research

Two medical students, mentored by Department of Emergency Medicine faculty, have recently been recognized for outstanding research projects. Both students were recognized during the Medical Student Re...

UI Health Care to base medical helicopter in Dubuque

Leaders of Mercy Medical Center-Dubuque and University of Iowa Health Care jointly announced today that AirCare, the state’s first hospital-based helicopter ambulance service, will station AirCare 3 a...

Ahmed recognized for clinical coaching

Azeemuddin Ahmed, MD, MBA, clinical professor of emergency medicine has recently received the Clinical Coaching Award presented by the UI Health Care Office of Graduate Medical Education (GME).

Ahmed named GREAT MBA Instructor of the year

Azeemuddin Ahmed, MD, MBA, clinical professor of emergency medicine in the Carver College of Medicine and adjunct professor of management and organizations in the Tippie College of Business has recent...

Mohr named top peer reviewer

Nicholas Mohr, MD, MS, assistant professor of emergency medicine has been named one of the top 50 peer reviewers for the journal Annals of Emergency Medicine for the year 2014. Reviewing submitted man...

Norton named Emergency Medicine Residency Coordinator of the Year

Kelly Norton, C-TAGME, residency coordinator for the Department of Emergency Medicine has recently been named Residency Coordinator of the Year by the Emergency Medicine Residents' Association.

Iowa physician assistant team wins national challenge bowl

The University of Iowa Department of Emergency Medicine is now home to a national challenge bowl championship trophy.

2016 Society for Emergency Medicine Great Plains Regional Meeting to be held September 24 in Iowa City

The University of Iowa will host the 2016 Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Great Plains Regional Meeting on September 24, 2016.

Wheaton recognized for contributions to medical education

Natasha Wheaton, MD has been recognized by the Carver College of Medicine for her significant contributions to the mission of education.

Celebrating Ten Years of Emergency Medicine at the University of Iowa

The University of Iowa Department of Emergency Medicine will celebrate the tenth anniversary of its founding as an academic department as well as its residency program September 5-7, 2014.

Takacs wins at scientific assembly meeting

Michael Takacs, MD, FAAEM, FACEP, clinical associate professor of emergency medicine has been recognized by the American Academy of Emergency Medicine as winner of the Academy's Clinical Diagnostic Ca...

Spragg recognized as outstanding educator

Matthew Spragg, DO, clinical assistant professor of emergency medicine, has been named an outstanding educator by the Carver College of Medicine. Spragg was presented with the honor during the college...

Students and faculty recognized at Academic Emergency Medicine Research Meeting

Representatives from the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine Department of Emergency Medicine were recognized with a number research awards at the Fourth Annual Great Plains Society for Acad...

STARs ATV Program receives international honors

The Safety Training for ATV Riders (STARs) Program has been honored as a Program of Excellence at the annual meeting of the International Society for Agricultural Safety and Health (ISASH). The Univer...

Buresh receives Distinguished Alumni Award

Chris Buresh (MD ’01, residency ‘06), MPH, a clinical associate professor at the University of Iowa Department of Emergency Medicine, has been selected for recognition as a 2013 Distinguished Alumni A...

Harwood-Nuss recognized for achievement

Ann Harwood-Nuss (BS ’70, MD ‘73), professor emeritus at the University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville, has been selected as a recipient of the 2013 Distinguished Alumni Award for Achieve...

Mohr named recipient of Injury Prevention Research Center grant

Nicholas Mohr, MD, clinical assistant professor of emergency medicine, has been named the recipient of grant funding from the Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center.

Emergency Medicine resident named semi-finalist in national CPC competition

Nick Kluesner, a first-year Emergency Medicine Resident mentored by Dr. Dan Miller, has been selected as a semi-finalist for the National Emergency Medicine CPC Competition. The annual resident compet...

Miller becomes one of world's first Certified Healthcare Simulation Educators

Daniel G. Miller, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor and Director of Medical Simulation in the Department of Emergency Medicine was named one of the world’s first Certified Healthcare Simulation Educato...

Ahmed appointed to international task force

Azeem Ahmed, MD, MBA has been appointed to the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) International Task Force. SAEM members may apply for task force appointment on a yearly basis at which tim...

Tackas appointed to Clerkship Directors in Emergency Medicine Awards Committee

Mike Takacs, MD, FAAEM, FACEP has been appointed to the Clerkship Directors in Emergency Medicine (CDEM) Awards Committee. The Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) created the CDEM in 2008 a...

Mohr appointed to Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Research Committee

Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Anesthesia, Nicholas M. Mohr, MD has been appointed to the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) research committee. Founded in 1989, SA...