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Hospitals Face Urgent Need for Addiction Treatment in Emergency Departments

By Elizabeth Fernandez on
September 17, 2021

A study led by Leslie Suen, MD, MAS, shows emergency visits and hospitalizations made by patients with addictions increased 30 percent from 2014-2018.

UCSF Co-Leads National Project for Health Providers to Prevent Gun Deaths and Injuries

By Elizabeth Fernandez on
July 13, 2021

Jahan Fahimi, MD, is co-first author of a national guideline on educational priorities on firearm injury prevention for health professionals.

Frontline Health Workers Across US Faced Unique Stressors During COVID-19

By Elizabeth Fernandez on
April 9, 2021

Emergency staff report substantial anxiety, burnout and PTSD, according to a study led by Robert M. Rodriguez, MD.

Dr. William Whetstone discusses Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Research Priorities

February 25, 2019

Dr. William Whetstone, Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine, represented Emergency Medicine at the "SCI 2020: Planning for a Decade for Disruption in Spinal Cord Injury Research" conference held February 12 at the National Institutes of Health campus in Bethesda, Maryland. He was on a panel that will help determine the spinal cord injury research priorities for the next five to ten years. 

Dr. Nida Degesys Receives 2018 SAEM Resident Educator Award

May 17, 2018

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."

Quarterly Bedside Teaching Award

January 26, 2018

Dr. Jeanne Noble for UCSF, Dr. Dan Repplinger for SFGH (pictured at left), and Dr. Dina Wallin for PEM are the 2nd Quarter Bedside Teaching Award winners for 2017-18. Our EM residents honor faculty members for their teaching abilities each quarter (PEM is semi-annual) by recognizing the ED Attending at each site who stands out for their bedside teaching skills and ability to provide constructive feedback to the EM residents.

Dr. Sonny Tat Receives Faculty Teaching Award

June 15, 2017

Dr. Sonny Tat received the Faculty Teaching Award from the UCSF Department of Pediatrics at their recent residency graduation.The award recognizes excellence in house staff education and was voted on by the pediatrics residents.

Dr. James Hardy Wins UCSF Caring Wisely Projects Contest

March 10, 2017

Dr. Hardy's proposal for "Care of the Homeless at UCSF: Better Care, Faster Placement, Less Cost" was one of five winners selected from 63 submmitted ideas to the UCSF Center for Healthcare Value and UCSF Health contest.

Jacqueline M. Grupp-Phelan, MD, MPH, Appointed Division Chief and Vice Chair for Pediatric Emergency Medicine

February 7, 2017

Dr. Grupp-Phelan will also serve as the Department of Emergency Medicine vice chair for Pediatric Emergency Medicine. She is currently the Richard Ruddy and Barbara Wriston-Ruddy Professor of Pediatrics and director of research of the Division of Emergency Medicine at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.

John Brown, MD, received California ACEP Humanitarian Award

September 20, 2016

This award is given to a member who has dedicated or volunteered a significant amount of their time and expertise to the service of underserved patients or those affected by disasters or significant world events.

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