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"Kill the Bugs, Save the Drugs: Cutting Edge Stewardship for the Emergency Department and Urgent Care"

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To review the goals and ongoing studies of the Emergency Medicine Antimicrobial Stewardship Research Program, please go here.

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Congratulations to chief resident Dr. Corlin Jewell and our top-notch Education team on their publication in the Western Journal of Emergency Medicine (WestJEM). Dr. David Tillman, Dr. Aaron Kraut, Dr. Jamie Hess, Dr. Mary Westergaard, and Dr. Ben Schnapp.

Thank-you communications represent one of the most common forms of post-interview

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Our research team has recently collaborated with Professor Pascale Carayon's team at the UW-Madison Industrial and Systems Engineering Department on a patient safety simulation study.

Congratulations to EM researchers Dr. Brian Patterson and Dr. Michael Pulia on the publication of this original research in BMJ Quality & Safety, the highest

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Please join us for the next PHS Monday Seminar presented by Dr. Michael Pulia on Monday, December 9th from noon-1pm in HSLC 1335. Dr. Pulia will be presenting his research on antibiotic stewardship: "Mixed Methods Approach to Antibiotic Stewardship Intervention Development and Evaluation in the Emergency Department"

Dr. Pulia is assistant professor

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The latest installment of the DEM Research Newsletter has been published, which details the upcoming events and recent research accomplishments throughout the Department of Emergency Medicine.

Current issue: December 2019

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Congratulations to Michael Pulia, MD, MS on his article publication in the Journal of The American Geriatrics Society (AGS) this week - just in time for U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week, an annual observance led by the CDC that raises awareness of the threat of antibiotic resistance and the importance of

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Emergency medicine residency programs have rigorous point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) curricula. However, this training does not always readily translate to routine use in clinical decision-making. How do we identify and overcome these barriers as clinical educators. Congratulations to Nikolai Schnittke, MD, PhD (alumnus 2016 residency, 2018 fellowship) and Sara Damewood, MD on

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Congratulations to Associate Professor, Dr. Sara Damewood, on receiving the Innovation in Clinical Ultrasound Education award at ACEP's annual scientific assembly in Denver, CO. Dr. Damewood was selected by peers and the leadership team of ACEP's Emergency Ultrasound section for her significant contributions to the development and implementation of point-of-care ultrasound

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Congratulations to Ultrasound Fellow, Dr. Hani Kuttab, on receiving the Academic Excellence Award from the Emergency Medicine Residents' Association (EMRA). This award is given to a fellow or resident who has done outstanding work in research or other academic pursuits. Dr. Kuttab's research interests include resuscitation in sepsis and prehospital care

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The latest installment of the DEM Research Newsletter has been published, which details the upcoming events and recent research accomplishments throughout the Department of Emergency Medicine.

Current issue - November 2019

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Congratulations to Dr. Michael Abernethy, Chief Flight Physician, on his appointment as the first American examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in their section of prehospital care.

In additional to his certification in Emergency Medicine, Dr. Abernethy is a Fellow and Faculty of Sports & Exercise Medicine

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Congratulations to Dr. Janis Tupesis, Associate Director of the UW Global Health Institute, on being awarded the Order of (known as Fellowship of the International Federation for Emergency Medicine), in recognition for his contributions to the development of Emergency Medicine internationally.

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We truly appreciate our remarkable team of PAs and nurses for the exceptional and compassionate care they provide our patients every day, every night, 365 days a year. From the faculty, residents, and staff in the Department of Emergency Medicine, we thank our PAs and Emergency nurses for being an incredible group

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Along with members of the Emergency Psychiatry Task Force, a collaboration between WACEP and the Wisconsin Psychiatric Association, Michael Reppliner, MD, PhD met with staff from Attorney General (AG) Josh Kaul’s office to discuss the issue of emergency detention and how it impacts physicians and patients. 

Emergency physician Michael Repplinger

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The latest installment of the DEM Research Newsletter has been published, which details the upcoming events and recent research accomplishments throughout the Department of Emergency Medicine.

Current issue - October 2019

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In collaboration with partners across the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Dr. Michael Pulia and Dr. Brian Patterson have published a research article in a series of eBooks focused on "Studies in Health Technology and Informatics." The article is published in Volume 265: Context Sensitive Health Informatics: Sustainability in Dynamic Ecosystems.

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Michael Abernethy, MD, has been named to a new federal Air Ambulance and Patient Billing (AAPB) Advisory Committee.

Abernethy, clinical professor of emergency medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and UW Health emergency physician, will serve as the physician consultant to the United

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When you think about preparing for emergencies, many people may think all they need to do is head to the Emergency Department or call 911. And depending on the situation, that’s often true. But there are also some basic steps that you can take to help ensure you get the

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We invite you to join the BerbeeWalsh Emergency Medicine team at this year's The Ride event, a Wisconsin biking event that benefits UW cancer research and celebrates life. 100% of your rider registration goes to advance state of the art cancer research and treatment at the University of Wisconsin to

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The latest installment of the DEM Research Newsletter has been published, which details the upcoming events and recent research accomplishments throughout the Department of Emergency Medicine.

Current issue - September 2019