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EM Physicians participate in mass casualty drill at University of Florida

Published: Jun 11th, 2019

Fake blood, authentic emergency responders and loud screams crowded the humid air Thursday morning on the University of Florida campus as nearly 80 students got real-world lessons in how to assess and treat catastrophic injuries during a mass casualty drill. Under the guidance of Jason Jones, M.D., and Charles Hwang, M.D., both emergency physicians with the UF College of Medicine’s department of emergency medicine, and Sven Norman, Pharm.D., a clinical associate professor in the UF College of Pharmacy, all the SHPEP students received basic first aid training before heading onto the field.

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Zeretzke-Bien Elected UF Faculty Senator

Published: May 9th, 2019

Cristina M. Zeretzke-Bien, M.D., FAAP, FACEP, assistant professor in the department of emergency medicine, was recently elected to the University of Florida Faculty Senate. She was one of seven faculty […]

Dr. Benjamin Abo

Dr. Abo appointed to the position of Chair of the Wilderness EMS Committee of NAEMSP

Published: Nov 27th, 2018

The department of Emergency Medicine would like to recognize emergency physician Dr. Benjamin Abo for his leadership position with NAEMSP. Dr. Abo has been appointed to the position of Chair […]

Mary Patterson, M.D., M.Ed. named the UF College of Medicine Lou Oberndof Professor in Healthcare Technology

Mary Patterson, M.D., M.Ed. named the UF College of Medicine Lou Oberndof Professor in Healthcare Technology

Published: Oct 22nd, 2018

Mary Patterson, M.D., M.Ed., has been named the UF College of Medicine Lou Oberndof Professor in Healthcare Technology. On July 1, she began her professorship in the UF department of […]

KL2 Scholars

UF Emergency Medicine’s Jennifer Fishe and Henry Young named as KL2 Scholars

Published: Sep 11th, 2018

Meet two KL2 Scholars, emergency-medicine assistant professors Jennifer Fishe, MD, and Henry Young, MD, and learn about their research.

Drs. Ticas and Zeretzke-Bien win 1st place in this year’s Pediatric Section EMages competition

Published: Aug 14th, 2018

Below is the announcement email from the American College of Emergency Physicians: Dear Dr. Ticas and Dr. Zeretzke-Bien, Thank you for submitting your entry entitled “Purple Toe Presentation” into this […]

Amy Kane

Amy Kane Recognized as “UF Health Nurse of the Year” by Alachua County Fire Rescue

Published: Apr 12th, 2018

Amy Kane accepts the award of  “UF Health Nurse of the Year” at the Alachua County Fire Rescue’s Annual Awards and Recognition Ceremony on March 8, 2018.

Jennifer Light

Dr. Jennifer Light receives recognition as “UF Health Doctor of the Year” from Alachua County Fire Rescue

Published: Apr 12th, 2018

Dr. Jennifer Light, Medical Director of Pediatric ED and Chief of the Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine accepts the award of “UF Health Doctor of the Year” at the Alachua […]

Josh Gordon

2018 GHHS Member

Published: Feb 16th, 2018

Congratulations to Joshua Gordon for being newly selected as a resident to the Chapman Chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society.

Emergency physician, Dr. Benjamin Abo is appointed to the Florida Department of Health’s Emergency Medical Services for Children Advisory Committee

Published: Jan 12th, 2018

The department of Emergency Medicine would like to recognize Dr. Benjamin Abo for his appointment to the Children Advisory Committee with the Florida Department of Health. Through this appointment, Dr. […]