Emergency Medicine News

The BerbeeWalsh Emergency Department is one of four sites awarded a total of $7.5 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to conduct research that could lead to improved care in emergency departments for people with dementia. The effort aims to leverage expertise in emergency medicine, geriatrics and Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias to identify gaps in emergency care for people with dementia and address those gaps, according to Manish Shah, MD, MPH, professor of emergency medicine and co-principal investigator.

We invite all members of the health sciences community to listen to Michael Pulia, MD, MS present on ED infection control during the pandemic at the upcoming HHS ASPR: Project Echo COVID-19 Clinical Rounds on Thursday, October 22nd from 11am-noon CST. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR), in collaboration with the National Ebola and Special Pathogens Training and Education Centers (NETEC), and Project ECHO, launched a series of COVID-19 Clinical Rounds on March 24th. Read more...

CBS News correspondent Adriana Diaz visited University Hospital to report on the surging cases of coronavirus putting a strain on Wisconsin hospitals. UW Med Flight and the BerbeeWalsh Department of Emergency Medicine were featured in segments appearing on the CBS Morning Show and CBS Evening Edition.

Michael Pulia, MD, MS, Director of the Emergency Care for Infectious Diseases (EC-ID) research program, recently presented on a national webinar for hospitals in the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) Antibiotic Stewardship Centers of Excellence Network. After a competitive application process, Dr. Pulia was selected to highlight his research...

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Message from the Chair

Message from the Chair

Welcome to the BerbeeWalsh Department of Emergency Medicine!  I am extremely proud of how much our department has accomplished over the past decade.  We have transformed from a small clinical service to a large academic department with one of the largest endowments in the country.  At our core is our Residency Training Program, the nidus for our transformation.


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Chair of the BerbeeWalsh Department of Emergency Medicine