Stresses the importance of ultrasound in the critical patient and also options for a life saving procedure we need to know how to do, but don't get to do often in the ED. Morning Report: Emergency Medicine episode 9: "Tamponade" brought to you by our Academic Chief PGY3 Alec Weir; case submitted by PGY2 Brandon Morshedi.
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Dallas, TX - Toxicologist Dr. Larissa Velez, Professor of Emergency Medicine and Emergency Medicine Residency Program Director at UT Southwestern Medical Center, has been selected as the inaugural holder of the Michael P. Wainscott, M.D. Professorship in Emergency Medicine.
The Professorship was created with an endowment established to honor the memory of Dr. Wainscott, who headed UT Southwestern’s Emergency Medicine Residency Program before his death in 2012 at the age of 56 after a long illness.
Under Dr. Wainscott’s leadership, UT Southwestern’s program emerged as one of the nation’s great emergency medicine residency programs that has trained more than 200 emergency medicine physicians, many of whom practice in North Texas. Dr. Wainscott is remembered as an inspirational leader, a tireless patient advocate, and a passionate teacher.
UT Southwestern Emergency Medicine Faculty Dr. Angela Gardner Receives Highest Award from American College of Emergency Physicians
Dallas, TX - The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) has bestowed its highest award to Angela Gardner, M.D., FACEP, Professor and Chief of Quality and Patient Safety in the UT Southwestern Department of Emergency Medicine. She was presented with the award at the organization’s national conference in Boston on Oct. 28.
The John G. Wiegenstein Leadership Award is given annually to an individual who has demonstrated significant leadership and achievement in the field of Emergency Medicine. Dr. Gardner served as the president of ACEP in 2009-2010 during the enactment of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and is credited for providing extraordinary guidance to the organization and advocacy for patients who seek emergency care during that national debate.