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Acknowledging the History of Black Health Care: Current Biases, Disparities, and the Importance of Diversity in the Next Generation of Providers

In her two decades of working in emergency medicine, Jacqueline Ward-Gaines, MD, assistant professor of emergency medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, has devoted much of herself to almost every patient scenario imaginable and seen dozens of cohorts graduate medical school and complete their residencies. Consequently, she has also come face-to-face with disparities and biases that exist in health care.


Author Colleen Miracle | Publish Date February 01, 2023
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Research    Education    Awareness    Clinical    Leadership    Opioid Research

Opioid Overdose Dashboard Enhances Research and Clinical Practices

Last week, the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), in partnership with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), launched a first-of-its-kind national data dashboard of non-fatal opioid overdoses across the country.


Author Colleen Miracle | Publish Date December 16, 2022
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Department of Emergency Medicine In the News

9News

Stroke Research and First-Responder Training

news outlet9News
Publish DateJune 17, 2024

Layne Dylla, MD, PhD, assistant professor of emergency medicine, was featured on a segment by 9News covering the latest stroke research Dylla and her team are conducting.

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The Colorado Sun

Gun-related injuries in Colorado cost at least $8.4 million in medical bills in 2022

news outletThe Colorado Sun
Publish DateJune 07, 2024

Emmy Betz, MD, MPH, professor of emergency medicine and founding director of the CU Firearm Injury Prevention Initiative, was quoted on the new report findings.

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O2Matic

O2matic’s Proprietary Technology tbe Evaluated by the University of Colorado, Funded by the U.S. Department of Defense

news outletO2Matic
Publish DateMay 29, 2024

Adit Ginde, MD, MPH, professor of emergency medicine, and his team’s work has paved the way for the SAVE-O2 trial, a multicenter randomized clinical trial funded by the U.S. Department of Defense. The SAVE-O2 trial focuses on redefining oxygen requirements in critically ill trauma patients through targeting normoxemia.

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U.S. Army

Securing Hope: Strategies for Lethal Means Safety, With Emmy Betz, M.D.

news outletU.S. Army
Publish DateMay 07, 2024

Emmy Betz, MD, MPH, professor of emergency medicine and director of the CU Firearm Injury Prevention Initiative, was quoted in a U.S. Army article based on her webinar, Securing Hope: Strategies for Lethal Means Safety.

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