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EM Physicians participate in mass casualty drill at University of Florida

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.

Zeretzke-Bien Elected UF Faculty Senator

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 members from the College of Medicine to be elected. The UF Faculty Senate is the UF legislative…

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

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 year’s Pediatric Section EMages competition. The Section EMages review committee members independently reviewed and subsequently conferred for a collective ranking of EMage…

2018 GHHS Member

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

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. Abo will be advising the Department of Health on matters concerning preventative, prehospital, hospital, rehabilitative and other post-hospital medical care…