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Dr. Michael Kim, associate professor of emergency medicine and pediatrics, has been awarded funding in conjunction with the Children’s Health Alliance of Wisconsin to lead a new workforce development grant to develop, test, and refine a Pediatric Readiness Implementation Guide for community emergency departments. Read more...

Irene (Allie) Hurst, MD, MS has received a grant from the Cars Curing Kids Foundation for her work titled "Operationalizing Sex Trafficking Screening in an Academic Emergency Department: A Quality Initiative." Through this grant, Dr. Hurst will work to institute confidential, electronic screening tools for sex trafficking of minors in...

According to a 2021 report from the CDC, law enforcement officers and firefighters are more likely to die by suicide than in the line of duty, and EMS providers are 1.39 times more likely to die by suicide than the public. UW Health is partnering with the Center for Suicide Awareness to host a class on acquiring the tools to become more resilient. Read more...

Michael Pulia, MD, MS will lead a major $2.4 million, five-year research grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) titled "Characterizing the ImPact of COVID-19 on Antibiotic PreScribing in AcutE Care and IDentifying Resilient Stewardship Strategies (POISED)." Read more...

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Upcoming Grand Rounds

Location: Online lecture
Eugenia South, MD, MSPH
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
Department of Emergency Medicine
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

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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