Recap: Saves a Life presents Managing Anaphylaxis

On Wednesday, March 6th, the Department of Emergency Medicine held its 3rd UT Health Houston Saves a Life event on the TMC campus at Webber Plaza, this time focusing on Managing Anaphylaxis. The teaching segments included utilizing helpful medical technology…


Special Guests at Grand Rounds

On Thursday, our department had the privilege of hearing Dr. Oren Wacht, EMT-P, Ph.D., Dr. Keila Lopez, MD, MPH, and Dr. Jacqueline Okere, MD speak at Grand Rounds. Dr. Wacht is the Head of the Department of Emergency Medicine and Academic…


Our Mobile Simulation Training Unit (MSTU) took a trip to south Texas!

KRIS 6 News: Corpus Christi – Check out our Mobile Simulation Training Unit (MSTU) in Action! The UTHealth Houston Emergency Medicine Department was honored to train alongside Alice FD, Victory Ambulance, Bluntzer EMS ESD#4, and McMullen County EMS in South…


UT Health Houston: Save a Life Event – Thank You

On Wednesday, January 25th, the Mobile Simulation Training Unit (MSTU) team held the second UTHealth Houston Saves A Life event of this academic year, titled “How To Use an AED”, on the TMC campus in Webber plaza. This segment focused…


Save a Life presents: How to use an AED – Wednesday, January 25th @ 1pm

Join us at UT Health Houston’s Webber plaza on Wednesday, January 25th @ 1pm for this event! For more information, please contact Dr. Jasmine Ginn (Jasmine.S.Ginn@uth.tmc.edu)


Cold Weather Supplies Selling Out around Houston before Arctic Front

By: Pooja Lodhia via  Monday, December 19, 2022 10:30PM Many Houstonians are traumatized from Texas’ 2021 freeze and question the state’s ability to supply enough energy ahead of this weekend, even though ERCOT insists they’re prepared. HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — If you…


UTHealth Houston Study Finds Pediatric Firearm Injuries Increased During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Researchers at UTHealth Houston saw an increase in pediatric firearm-related injuries during the COVID-19 pandemic, despite also seeing a decrease in total pediatric emergency department (ED) visits over the same period, according to a poster presented at the 2022 American Academy of…


TX-Cares Cardiac Resuscitation Symposium

The Texas-Cardiac Arrest Registry to Enhance Survival (TX-CARES) and Penn Medicine TTM Academy present: State-of-the-Art Cardiac Resuscitation: From BLS to ECMO to Post-Arrest Care   Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) is a major public health problem that tests EMS systems and…


CARES Data Summary Report 2021

Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) is a leading cause of death from which we can save many lives with simple, life-saving therapies like bystander CPR and AED use. The first step is accurately tracking the incidence of OHCA and outcomes in…


Emergency Medicine Residents Receive Crash Course in Prehospital Patient Care

The UTHealth Houston Mobile Simulation Training Unit was utilized during our recent EMS Prehospital Skills Day Intern Orientation. The high-fidelity simulation provided robust exposure to real-life prehospital patient care for new Emergency Medicine residents. This orientation was made possible by…