University of Florida Health Shands Hospital emerged as Florida’s top health center and one of the nation’s elite in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2020-21 Best Hospitals survey.
A new research program to understand the effect of COVID-19 on health care workers is soon to be underway at University of Florida Health and other sites across the country.
UF Health is expanding novel coronavirus testing to include all city of Gainesville employees, making voluntary testing available to any worker concerned that they might have been exposed to the virus.
Local first responders and emergency room employees who do not have symptoms of the novel coronavirus but nonetheless worry they have been exposed to it can now receive testing at University of Florida Health. The testing involves a UF Emerging Pathogens Institute research study and will use an assay that…
UF Health researchers are offering free COVID-19 testing as a way of saying thank you to the local heroes. Gainesville Fire Rescue is just one group of first responders who are receiving the tests.
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.
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…
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 of the Wilderness EMS Committee of NAEMSP.
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 emergency medicine, along with her role as assistant dean and director of the UF Center for Experiential Learning…
Meet two KL2 Scholars, emergency-medicine assistant professors Jennifer Fishe, MD, and Henry Young, MD, and learn about their research.