Celebrating Excellence: Dr. Libby Liu and Dr. Hashim Zaidi Honored with Core Values Awards

We are delighted to announce that two members of our department have received prestigious recognition at the recent Harris Health System Medical Staff Emergency Medicine Faculty Appreciation Event. Dr. Libby Liu, PA was selected as the Advanced Practice Provider Winner,…


Dr. Gowri Stevens Shines in KHOU-11’s “Health Matters” Segment

In a recent “Health Matters” segment on KHOU-11, UTHealth Houston Pediatric Emergency Physician Dr. Gowri Stevens, MD demonstrated the life-saving potential of our youngest first responders by learning to perform CPR. Dr. Stevens used our innovative Mobile Simulation Training Unit…


UTHealth Houston MSTU Completes Successful High-Performance EMS Training with Humble Fire Department

The UTHealth Houston Emergency Medicine’s MSTU is honored to be partnering with the Humble Fire Department’s EMS (HFDEMS) Professionals. On Tuesday, September 12th, approximately (15) dedicated HFDEMS members joined with the MSTU team for a comprehensive, high-fidelity training session facilitated…


Emergency Medicine Kicks Off Academic Year with “Hands-Only CPR and AED Use” Event

The Department of Emergency Medicine is continuing its commitment to equipping future healthcare professionals with life-saving skills! On Tuesday, September 12th, we held our “Hands-Only CPR and AED Use” session, as part of our Saves-a-Life Series at McGovern’s Webber Plaza….


Celebrating Excellence: Dr. Richard Witkov, MD Receives the Memorial Hermann – Southwest Challenge Coin!

We are thrilled to announce that one of our esteemed faculty members, Dr. Richard Witkov, MD, has been honored with the prestigious Challenge Coin award by the Executive Committee of Memorial Hermann – Southwest. This remarkable recognition highlights Dr. Witkov’…


US Military CCATT – UTHealth Houston Mobile ECMO Joint Training

Recently the United States Critical Care Air Transport Team (CCATT) joined the UTHealth Houston Department of Emergency Medicine’s Mobile Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) Team for an intensive, hands-on skill training session focused on the many logistics and patient factors involved…


From Crisis to Triumph: A Tale of Second Chances and Cutting-Edge ECMO Care with Abbas & Helena Mohammadzad

In May of 2023, Mr. Abbas Mohammadzad‘s life took an unexpected turn when he began to feel a pounding sensation in his chest while at work. Never a worrier, he tried some antacids and vigorous exercise to alleviate this newfound…


Emergency Medicine presents: The 2022-2023 Honors & Awardees

Please join us in congratulating the following members of our department on their recent honors!


Time to Celebrate: Our 2023 EMS Fellows have Graduated!

Congratulations! Class of 2023 EMS Fellows A year ago, Dominique Diggs, MD & Joshua Fan, MD embarked on a new journey as EMS Fellows. They were driven by a shared passion for saving lives, providing critical care, and making a…


Our SHPEP Intraosseous Line insertion + Intubation Workshop was a Success!

Last Friday, EM’s Hilary Fairbrother, MD, MPH along with a team of talented Residents & Students hosted an educational workshop at UTHealth Houston-McGovern’s Skills Center as part of the Summer Health Professionals Education Program (SHPEP). SHPEP is a prestigious, free…