Emergency Medicine News

Madison, Wisc.: Dr. Jeff Pothof, emergency physician and chief quality officer for UW Health, discusses improved capacity for COVID-19 testing at University Hospital's in-house lab. Thanks to hard work and dedication from the talented faculty and staff at the UW Health lab, capacity for in-house COVID-19 testing has increased. Since in-house testing...

ACEP NOW: Dr. Michael Pulia and UW Emergency Medicine Residency Program alumnus Dr. Robert Redwood (2014) have been published in ACEP NOW. Their article outlines tips to improve antibiotic stewardship in the emergency department, including practicing what they call the 5 D’s...

Wisconsin State Journal: UW Hospital has joined the National COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma Project, which plans to study the use of antibodies from people who have recovered from the viral respiratory disease to treat patients newly infected with it. The project, led by doctors at Johns Hopkins University, Michigan State University and...

WKOW 27 News: UW Health is preparing for an influx in coronavirus patients. The hospital has expanded its Emergency Department capacity by creating a Respiratory Care Unit for confirmed or suspected COVID-19 patients. The unit uses negative air pressure rooms to limit the risk of exposure. Originally, the main Emergency Department at University...

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Message from the ChairWelcome to the BerbeeWalsh Department of Emergency Medicine! It is an understatement to say 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 of Emergency Medicine, with one of the largest endowments in the country...

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