Dean’s Teaching Excellence Awards for Emergency Medicine

Congratulations to this year’s winners of the Dean’s Teaching Excellence Awards! May is designated as teaching excellence month for McGovern Medical School. Pratik Doshi, MD Carolyn Gardiner, MD Robert Lapus, MD Samuel Luber, MD Amit Mehta, MD Joanne Oakes, MD…


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Welcome UTH EM Class of 2018

We are excited to introduce our incoming PGY-1 class and look forward to them joining us in July.  


Nnaemeka (Emeka) Okafor, MD, MS, Named Director of Medical Informatics for Acute Care Services

Nnaemeka (Emeka) Okafor, MD, MS, will join Memorial Hermann as the Director of Medical Informatics for Acute Care Services (hospital inpatient and emergency department care) as of October 1, 2014. In this role, Dr. Okafor will be directing all of…


Emergency medicine physician recognized by young physicians

Clinical professor of emergency medicine Dr. Arlo Weltge recently received the J.T. “Lamar” McNew, MD, Award for his service to physicians in training. Weltge was recognized by the Texas Medical Association Resident and Fellow Section (TMA-RFS) during TexMed, TMA’s annual…


1st Annual Resident Research Day

The Department of Emergency Medicine hosted the 1st Annual Resident Research Day on June 5, 2014.  Residents in the EM3 class presented their scholarly activity and we had lectures from our new research director, Dr. James Langabeer, and our department…


UT Houston Presentations at SAEM 2014

Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 11am-12:00pm – Austin Ballroom 1 (Hotel – 2nd Floor) FOAM as a Means to Incorporate State-of-the-Art Research and Disseminate Evidence-Based Medicine Jason Nomura, MD and Ryan Radecki, MD (The University of Texas Medical School at Houston)…


Vice Chief Resident for Global Health Sarah Dendy featured in BMJ

Sarah Dendy, MD, Vice Chief Resident for Global Health, blogs in BMJ Emergency Medicine about the lessons that epidemics in resource-limited settings hold for us at home in our own EDs.  While we take care of emergencies that come out of…


Welcome to the UT Houston EM Class of 2017!

Congratulations to the incoming Class of 2017!  We are looking forward to seeing you in June! Wendy Alcanter, MD University of Texas Medical School at Houston Liliya Aznaurova, MD University of Kansas School of Medicine-Kansas City Kevin Beres, DO Kansas…