06/30/2022

UTHealth Houston Emergency Medicine Provides Training to Polaris Dawn Crewmembers

  Along with educating students, residents, and fellows in the most advanced lifesaving therapies on Earth, UTHealth Houston Department of Emergency Medicine is helping to prepare members of the Polaris Dawn crew to handle medical emergencies in space. The Department of…



06/21/2022

Emergency Medicine Scholarly Research Presented at Aerospace Medical Association’s Annual Scientific Meeting 2022

UTHealth Houston was represented at the 92nd annual Aerospace Medical Association’s Annual Scientific Meeting in Reno, Nevada which occurred May 22 – May 27 of this year. The conference is a meeting of the minds for over 1400 international experts…


06/21/2022

LBJ Hospital Received Geriatric Emergency Center Accreditation

On June 7, 2022, LBJ Hospital celebrated receiving the American College of Emergency Physicians Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation. Receiving the award were Charles Maddow, MD FACEP, and Meghan Meyers, BSN, RN who together have been leading the effort for the…


06/13/2022

New Mobile Simulation Training Unit Teaches Lifesaving Skills

A state-of-the-art mobile simulation training unit designed to enhance high-level adult and pediatric emergency medicine care has arrived at UTHealth Houston. Thanks to a $500,000 donation from the Wyatt Ranches, the Department of Emergency Medicine unveiled the UTHealth Houston Mobile Simulation Training Unit…


06/10/2022

UTHealth – Houston Emergency Medicine Scholarly Research Presented at Aerospace Medical Association’s Annual Scientific Meeting 2022

UTHealth Houston was represented at the 92nd annual Aerospace Medical Association’s Annual Scientific Meeting in Reno, Nevada which occurred May 22 – May 27 of this year. The conference is a meeting of the minds for over 1400 international experts…


06/10/2022

Dr. Bhandari – Learning: The Chapter After Residency

Dr. Salil Bhandari, spoke on the EMRA*Cast about an objective method to maximize continuing education beyond residency. Dr. Bhandari completed his residency in emergency medicine at NYU Langone, Salil has trained hundreds of residents in public speaking, presentation design, and…


06/10/2022

Dr. Jonathan Rogg Wins Houston Business Journal’s Top 40 under 40 Award for 2022

    In May 2022, UTHealth-Houston Department of Emergency Medicine’s Dr. Jonathan Rogg was selected as Houston Business Journal’s Top 40 under 40 Award for 2022.  This award is given each year to professionals under 40 who have had a…


06/01/2022

Dr. Samuel Prater -Summer Safety

Dr. Samuel Prater spoke with FOX 26 News about summer safety, including keeping cool and avoiding skin cancer. Watch the video below for more tips and tricks on how to beat the summer heat.  


05/17/2022

Emergency Department Faculty Release Award-Winning ECG Curriculum Globally

A team of physician-educators in the McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston’s Department of Emergency Medicine have released a novel educational application called ECG Stampede. Practicing emergency physicians are tasked with rapidly and accurately determining the acuity of electrocardiograms (ECG)…


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