News Articles on 'Emergency Medicine'
Emergency Medical Services have their week to shine
TOPEKA (WIBW)---The state will honor all our Emergency Medical Services workers next week. Governor Laura Kelly proclaimed May 19th to 25th as EMS Week. Shawnee County Ambulance Compliance Officer Nelson Casteel briefed County Commissioners Thursday on all ...
Published: 17 May 2019
E-911 acquires new emergency medical dispatch program
During the Troup County Board of Commissioners work session on Thursday, the county revealed plans to adopt an Emergency Medical Dispatch program for all Troup County E-911 dispatchers. According to a press release from the county, the program will allow ...
Source: LaGrange Daily News
Published: 17 May 2019
UA Truman Scholar seeks to change lives through emergency medicine
UA student Abhijay Murugesan is passionate about emergency medicine and public service and knows that his future will likely be a combination of both. The fourth-year student, who will graduate in May 2020, was recently selected as a recipient of the ...
Source: Arizona Daily Star
Published: 28 Apr 2019
UC Emergency Medicine faculty named fellow in ELAM program for women
Elizabeth Leenellett, MD, associate professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Cincinnati (UC) College of Medicine, will serve as a fellow in the 25th anniversary class of the Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in ...
Source: University of Cincinnati
Published: 25 Apr 2019
Bag valve masks help paramedics, anesthesiologists, and others to oxygenate the lungs, but being manual devices the operator oftentimes has to do additional tasks, such as provide jaw thrust or use both hands to ensure good seal around the face..
Published: 02 May 2019
Med School helps develop emergency medicine education program in Rwanda
In a country trying to build one of the world’s best universal healthcare systems, Rwanda has made the University one factor in its strategic plan for healthcare success. Faculty and physicians in Warren Alpert’s Global Emergency Medicine Program are ...
Source: The Brown Daily Herald
Published: 05 Apr 2019
Burnout Especially Common Among Emergency Medicine Residents
The country's physician burnout epidemic is taking a heavy toll on emergency department clinician trainees. Three-quarters of emergency department residents are experiencing symptoms of physician burnout, recent research indicates. The recent research ...
Source: HealthLeaders Media
Published: 05 Apr 2019
Football emergency medicine course raising awareness in Rwanda
FIFA, together with the Rwandan Football Association (FERWAFA), hosted Rwanda’s first-ever emergency football medicine course at the FERWAFA headquarters in Remera, Kigali, on 26 and 27 February. Around 30 participants from the Azam Rwanda Premier League ...
Published: 20 Mar 2019
Bahrain to host emergency medicine conference
Bahrain will host a key conference to highlight the major medical advances and technologies in emergency medicine in October this year. His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa will patronise the first Bahrain Emergency ...
Source: Trade Arabia
Published: 05 Mar 2019
Cooper Emergency Medicine Chief Honored With Humanism Award
CAMDEN, NJ— The chairman of Cooper University Health Care's Department of Emergency Medicine and professor at Cooper Medical School of Rowan University has recently been recognized for his lifetime dedication to teaching and providing care. Michael E.
Published: 10 Apr 2019
Baby, then work: An effort to help resident-parents in emergency medicine
Spurred by former resident June Gordon, Stanford Emergency Medicine offers a new policy for residents who are pregnant or returning to work following birth. June Gordon, MD, was nine months pregnant with her second child when she graduated from Stanford ...
Source: Scope Blog Stanford
Published: 20 Feb 2019
Resort emergency medicine
My column last week on resort medicine elicited a number of responses that also promoted the concept of medical tourism. The two are not the same thing even if the two concepts share the need to change mindsets in the local medical community. Despite what ...
Published: 24 Feb 2019
Nod for DNB in emergency medicine
The Government Medical College in Pudukottai has been accorded permission to offer Diplomate of National Board in Emergency Medicine. Permission to conduct the postgraduate course was granted by National Board of Examinations, New Delhi. Earlier, a ...
Published: 09 Apr 2019
Dr. Dick Kuo named chair of emergency medicine
Dr. Dick Kuo, professor of emergency medicine, has been named chair of the Henry J.N. Taub Department of Emergency Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, effective immediately. He has been serving as interim chair since the department was established two ...
Source: Baylor College of Medicine
Published: 18 Feb 2019
Simulated plague readies state agencies to distribute emergency medicine
If a deadly disease were to strike Alaska, how easy would it be to get people the care they need? And, would there be enough medicine to go around? Those are two of the questions state officials are hoping to answer as they wrap-up a statewide drill.
Published: 13 Apr 2019