Emergency Medicine

News & Events

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.

Nugent elected to AACEM Executive Committee

Andrew Nugent, MD, professor and chair of emergency medicine has recently been elected to the 2014-2015 executive committee of the Association of Academic Chairs of Emergency Medicine (AACEM).

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...