The BerbeeWalsh Department of Emergency Medicine research program exists:

“To conduct innovative clinical and translational emergency care research to advance the health of the people of Wisconsin and beyond.”

To achieve this mission, our faculty and staff members develop their original research ideas, obtain funding, and publish high impact papers.  For more detailed information, please see our “Research Programs” pages.

Our faculty and staff are also dedicated to collaborating with academic and industry partners.  If you are interested in conducting research in the emergency department, either as an academic or industry partner, please refer to the “Conducting Research in the ED”  guidelines, or email Dr. Manish N. Shah, Vice Chair of Research at


Upcoming/Recent Research Presentations

The American Society of Emergency Radiology (ASER) annual meeting, September 26-29, 2018

M. Repplinger and R. Bracken: "Diagnostic accuracy of community versus academic radiologists' MR interpretations for the detection of acute appendicitis."
M. Repplinger, R. Bracken, J. Harringa: "Diagnostic accuracy of MR for the evaluation of acute female pelvic pathology."

The 10th Annual World MRSA Day Kickoff Event & C. difficile Summit, September 29, 2018

Keynote Speaker: Michael Pulia, MD, MS