Dr. Gowri Stevens: Empowering Community Health at UTHealth Houston’s Health Fair & Marathon Event

Kudos to our very own Gowri Stevens, MD for her contributions to UTHealth Houston’s Health Fair and 2023 Houston Half Marathon & 10k! Dr. Stevens, Associate Professor & Co-Director of EM’s Mobile Simulation Training Unit (MSTU) at McGovern Medical School,…


Insights on Allergic Reactions: Dr. Salil Bhandari Unveils Key Warning Signs & Management Tips with Fox26 Houston

Recently, EM’s Salil Bhandari, MD shared his expertise on allergic reactions during an interview with Fox26 Houston. The segment titled, “Acute Allergic Reactions: How To Know If It’s Serious,” discussed the tragic passing of Food Network star and Celebrity Chef, Michael…


Recognizing Dr. Kevin Schulz’s Leadership in UTHealth Houston Mass Casualty Incident Training

The 8th UTHealth Houston Mass Casualty Incident Training, held at the Houston Fire Department (HFD)’s Val Jahnke Fire Training Facility, saw the active participation of nearly 300 individuals in simulated disaster scenarios. This year’s event, dubbed “Save the Fire Ants,”…


Step into Wellness! Join us for our “Walk with a Doc” event this Friday, December 1st

Looking to kickstart a healthier lifestyle and make positive strides towards a better you? Would you like to have an enjoyable walk at your own pace, with the opportunity to have your health-related questions answered by local physicians? Look no…


Lights, Camera, Action! EM Residents featured in new UTH SBMI video

A few of our EM Residents recently showcased their acting chops’ & commitment to advancing healthcare by participating in a video for the SBMI – McWilliams School of Biomedical Informatics at UTHealth Houston. The featured clip, Clip 3: The Physician…


TX-CARES program shines in latest “McGovern Medicine” publication

Since 2019, the department of Emergency Medicine has led the Texas-Cardiac Arrest Registry to Enhance Survival (TX-CARES) program to improve Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest (OHCA) outcomes in Texas. The registry tracks patient data and treatment parameters, revealing disparities in OHCA care….


Navigating the Festivities: Dr. Salil Bhandari’s Safety Recommendations for the Holidays with KPRC 2 News

The holidays, while filled with joy, can also pose various risks that require awareness and caution. EM’s Salil Bhandari, MD, recently spoke on these invisible threats with KPRC 2 News in a segment called “Be aware of hidden holiday hazards.”…


Enhancing Workplace Culture: Dr. Shabana Walia provides insightful research on Chief Wellness Officers in EM

Exciting news in Research! EM’s Shabana Walia, MD, MPH, and (8) other distinguished members from the ACEP Wellness Section published “The Chief Wellness Officer: A long overdue catalyst for systemic change in Emergency Medicine.” Key takeaways: Uncover the barriers behind…


EM’s Mandy Hill Honored with “Excellence in Abstract Submission Among All Presenters” Award

Our warmest congratulations to Mandy Hill, DrPH, MPH, a distinguished member of UTHealth Houston’s Department of Emergency Medicine, for receiving the Excellence in Abstract Submission Among All Presenters award at the American Public Health Association (APHA) 2023 Annual Meeting and Expo…


Innovations in Cardiac Arrest Care: TX-CARES and NEMSIS Projects’ Spotlight at AHA’s Resuscitation Science Symposium (ReSS)

This past weekend, the American Heart Association held its annual Resuscitation Science Symposium (ReSS) in Philadelphia, PA. EM’s Benjamin Karfunkle, MD & Ryan Huebinger, MD presented six projects from the Texas Cardiac Arrest Registry to Enhance Survival (TX-CARES) and National Emergency…