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Patient Care    Anesthesiology    Mentoring

Women-Led ICU Team Drives Clinical and Educational Innovation

While critical care, a sub-specialty of emergency medicine, remains a male-dominated field, a team of women physicians at the University of Colorado School of Medicine are hoping to close the gender gap through their leadership.


Author Colleen Miracle | Publish Date March 06, 2024
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Research    Patient Care    Community

CU Department of Emergency Medicine Top Stories of 2023

In 2023, the University of Colorado Department of Emergency Medicine celebrated the launch of the CU Firearm Injury Prevention Initiative and the Program for EMS and Prehospital Care, while introducing brand new research in emergency airway management, mental health, critical trauma care, and more.

Emergency medicine faculty grew education and collaboration efforts by bringing renowned, national leaders in medicine to campus, hosting seminars and discussions on firearm injury prevention, leading a toxicology fellowship, presenting research at conferences worldwide, and mentoring military collaborators, researchers, and students.


Author Colleen Miracle | Publish Date December 18, 2023
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Research    Patient Care    Community

The Intersection of Toxicology and Community

The negative impacts of opioids and drug overdoses continue to rise, and toxicologists are helping to lead the way to address the crisis.


Author Colleen Miracle | Publish Date August 16, 2023
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Department of Emergency Medicine In the News

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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Fox 31 | Channel 2

Denver Health offering free gun locks, violence prevention services

news outletFox 31 | Channel 2
Publish DateApril 02, 2024

Benjamin Li, MD, assistant professor of emergency medicine and emergency medicine physician with Denver Health, spoke with FOX31 about the importance of safe firearm storage.

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