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In 2016, the Emergency Department Research Coordinator (EDRC) Program launched within the BerbeeWalsh Department of Emergency Medicine. The EDRC program’s portfolio has expanded tremendously since its inception. Over five years, the program has completed 17 research studies and operational projects and enrolled over 3,800 patients, with ten additional studies concurrently...

Dr. Jeff Pothof, an emergency physician and Chief Quality & Safety Officer for UW Health, contributed to an article by the Associated Press reporting on suspected deaths from hypothermia related to severe cold which caused mass power outages last week across the South but heavily concentrated in the state of...

At UW Health and nationally, emergency departments during the COVID-19 pandemic have witnessed a hidden spike in opioid overdoses. Nationally, from mid-April to October 2020, the weekly rates of emergency department visits for opioid overdoses increased by as much as 45% when compared against the same period in 2019, according to a recent study in JAMA Psychiatry.

The BerbeeWalsh Department of Emergency Medicine (DEM) has been ranked among the top 20 departments in the nation for research funds awarded in emergency medicine by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in 2020. In addition, Dr. Manish Shah, professor and vice chair of research, is also among the top 20 emergency...

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Grand Rounds

Location: Online lecture
Elizabeth M. Goldberg, MD, ScM
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine & Health Services, Policy and Practice
Department of Emergency Medicine
The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

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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.


Read the full message from Dr. Azita G. Hamedani >>
Chair of the BerbeeWalsh Department of Emergency Medicine