MCW Emergency Medicine News

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Ground and Air

In addition to collaborating with the Milwaukee County Office of Emergency Management on research, the faculty in the department of emergency medicine’s section of EMS and disaster medicine serve as medical directors to the Milwaukee County EMS system, which encompasses first responders in 19 municipalities and 13 fire departments.

Poison Control

In addition to its board-certified EMS physicians, MCW’s department of emergency medicine has four board-certified medical toxicologists on faculty – unique compared to other departments in the nation.

Care in the Field

MCW’s department of emergency medicine has invested significantly in improving the care and triaging of patients in the field, which has had a direct impact on medical outcomes, patient costs and systemic efficiencies.

Emergency Response

Emergency medicine at MCW: How MCW physicians and scientists are setting the standard for emergency care.

Flight For Life and MCW: Providing Care in the Air

Thanks to a partnership with Flight For Life, MCW emergency medicine residents care for the most critical patients in eastern Wisconsin.

Change Agent: Tom P. Aufderheide, MD, GME '86, MS '13

Change Agent highlights a Medical College of Wisconsin faculty or staff member who has had significant impact on the institution's mission to be a leading innovator in transforming healthcare and advancing the health of our communities.

Department of Emergency Medicine hosts the 5th Annual Medical Explorers Day!

May 26 - On May 13, the Department of Emergency Medicine teamed up with the Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Metro Milwaukee to host the 5th annual Medical Explorers Day! It was a morning filled with learning about various career options in the medical field as well as careers in the pre-hospital setting.

Dr. Steve Hargarten honored with 2017 World Citizen Award

May 8 - Stephen Hargarten, MD, MPH, professor and chair of emergency medicine, associate dean of global health, and global health pathway director, received the International Institute of Wisconsin (IIW)’s Dorothy Von Briesen World Citizen Award.

Dr. Tom Aufderheide highlighted as Change Agent

Feb. 1 - Tom P. Aufderheide, MD, professor of emergency medicine, associate chair of research affairs and director of the NIH-funded Resuscitation Research Center at MCW, was highlighted in MCW’s Change Agent column. Learn about what drives him, what he wants his legacy to be and more in the Fall 2016 issue of MCW Magazine.

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Medical College of Wisconsin
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