Department of Emergency Medicine Designated as a WHO Collaborating Centre for Emergency and Trauma Care
caring for patients, training physicians, and advancing emergency research
caring for patients, training physicians, and advancing emergency research

Dr. Maria Raven, Associate Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine, was selected as this year's AWAEM (Academy for Women in Academic Emergency Medicine) Mid-Career Faculty Award winner. 

Dr. Nida Degesys received the prestigious 2018 SAEM Resident Educator Award at the SAEM Annual Meeting in Indianapolis on May 17. This award is given to a single resident in the country and "recognizes an SAEM resident who has demonstrated exceptional aptitude and passion for teaching during residency."

The UCSF/ZSFG Residency Team (Drs. Alina Fomovska, Rosny Daniel, and Andrew Merriman) defended the SAEM Gender Jeopardy title at the 2018 Annual Meeting in Indianapolis. 

Drs. Sergio Alvarez, Karla Canseco, and Lou Yu  (Piezoelectric Pride) took home the SonoCup in this year's SonoGames at SAEM. 60 teams from across the country participated in this "national ultrasound competition in which residents demonstrate their skills and knowledge of point-of-care ultrasound in an exciting and educational format." 

Dr. Ellen Weber, Professor Emeritus of Emergency Medicine, was awarded the 2018 UCSF Edward A. Dickson Emeritus Professorship Award. The grant will be used to support her teaching and mentoring of emergency medicine research in Tanzania over the next two years.


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Continuing Medical Education

The Emergency Medicine program sponsors several courses each year designed to meet the needs of practicing physicians.