Today is Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018

Department of

Emergency Medicine

Emergency Medicine News & Events

Baxter Appointed Education Program Committee Chair

Stephen Baxter, MD M. Stephen Baxter, MD, has been appointed chair of the college’s Education Program Committee (EPC). An associate professor of emergency medicine, Baxter serves as the M1-M2 Curriculum Committee chair and course director for the Learning Communities. He has been actively involved in the college’s new curriculum since 2010 and is the vice chair of education for the Department of Emergency Medicine.

Dr. Adeoye receives the largest NIH grant in department history

UC Department of Emergency Medicine Opeulo Adeoye, MD secures $29 Million to Look at Efficacy of Combination Stroke Therapy Dr. Adeoye and his team just received the Largest NIH grant in department history A grant is not a gift, a grant is an investment in an investigator and their team with an explicit goal of answering a question of value to the individual or organization giving the grant. Clearly the NIH has tremendous faith in Dr. Adeoye and his research team since they are willing to invest almost 30 Million dollars in his work. .

Kiran Faryar, MD - Take 3rd Place

AAEM blank Our own Dr. Faryar receiving 3rd place in the national Young Physician Section research competition at the AAEM Scientific Assembly this year. Her project looked at the changing geographic distribution of heroin and opioid users presenting in an urban ED and found abuse was predominant in non-Hispanic Whites from impoverished zip codes. Additionally, the percent increase in rural zip codes was more than double that in urban and suburban zip codes during the study period (2009-2014) .

Justin Benoit, MD wins Best Platform Presentation Award from Acute Care Research Symposium

Justin Benoit MD Emergency Medicine blank Justin Benoit, MD MS, UC Emergency Medicine, accepts Best Platform Presentation Award from ACR Symposium Planning Committee Chair Lynn Babcock, MD MS, Cincinnati Children’s Pediatric Emergency Medicine. The first annual Acute Care Research (ACR) Symposium was held April 9 from 8:00 AM–12:00 PM an was presented by the CCTST’s Acute Care Research Council, the Symposium was entitled Driving the Future—Integrity and Innovation in Acute Care Research. .

The Repercussions of Concussion

krietzer_concuss blank Emergency Medicine Physician Natalie Kreitzer, MD, uses an observation protocol to carefully assess patients for concussion or mild traumatic brain injury, and urges motorcyclists to always wear a helmet to protect against concussions and brain injuries. Read more in her Discover Health feature article .

NAEMSP 2018 Best Cardiac Arrest Research Award

benoit-naemsp blank M. Stephen Baxter, MD, has been appointed chair of the college’s Education Program Committee (EPC). The appointment was made by Philip Diller, MD, PhD, senior associate dean for educational affairs, who has chaired the EPC since 2015. An associate professor of emergency medicine, Baxter serves as the M1-M2 Curriculum Committee chair and course director for the Learning Communities. He has been actively involved in the college’s new curriculum since 2010 and is the vice chair of education for the Department of Emergency Medicine. Baxter is a 1989 graduate of the College of Medicine and completed his emergency medicine residency at UC. The EPC oversees is responsible for overall design, integrations, evaluation and enhancement of a coherent and coordinated medical curriculum. The EPC is authorized by and reports to the College of Medicine Council.