Dr. Craig Newgard has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine

The Department of Emergency Medicine is pleased to announce Dr. Newgard is being ranked among the top 10 emergency medicine investigations in funding from the National Institutes of Health. 

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Drs. Heilman and Kim Achieve Rank Promotion

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The Department of Emergency Medicine is pleased to announce the extraordinary efforts and achievements for the 2019 Promotion and Tenure year, with promotion in rank for Drs. James Heilman and Hyunjee Kim. 

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Dr. Mo Daya appointed member of the EMS Examination Committee starting in 2020

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The Department of Emergency Medicine is excited to announce that Dr. Mo Daya has been appointed member of the EMS Examination Committee starting in 2020.

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Dr. Craig Warden awarded with Scholarly Project Outstanding Mentor Award

The Department of Emergency Medicine is excited to announce that Dr. Craig Warden was recognized with a Scholarly Project Mentor Award. 

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OHSU staffs emergency departments across Oregon

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The Department of Emergency Medicine exemplifies the reach of OHSU’s growing health system. Their board-certified physicians staff hospitals statewide in order to serve Oregonians.

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Army, OHSU health care pros team up for new medical exchange

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OHSU is one of only two U.S. hospitals to participate in Army Military Civilian Trauma Team Training program. We are excited to announce that one of our Emergency Medicine physicians, Dr. Misha Ownbey, is part of this program.

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Pediatric EM group hosts pediatric EM physicians from Argentina to strengthen collaborative efforts

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Drs. Sheridan, Hansen and Newgard recently hosted a group of pediatric EM physicians from Garrahan children’s hospital in Argentina. The goal of the meetings are to strengthen collaborative efforts in the research and innovation space. The first step in doing this is the expansion of a clinical trial for pediatric hydration assessment, HydraSense, to their institution.

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Department of Emergency Medicine Leadership Changes

The Department of Emergency Medicine is pleased to announce the following promotions in our leadership structure.

James Heilman, M.D. - Executive Vice Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine
Mary Tanski, M.D., M.B.A. - Executive Vice Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine
Beech Burns, M.D., M.C.R. - Vice Chair and Medical Director, Pediatric EM Section, Department of Emergency Medicine
Meaghan Dehning, M.D. - Vice Chair and Medical Director, Tuality Healthcare Emergency Department
Anthony Ferroggiaro, M.D. - Vice Chair and Medical Director, Adventist Health Emergency Department, Medical Director, Adventist Health Emergency Department
Regina Mysliwiec, M.D. - Vice Chair and Medical Director, Columbia Memorial Hospital Emergency Department, Medical Director, Columbia Memorial Hospital Emergency Department

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Columbia Memorial Emergency Department/Urgent Care Mission

Columbia Memorial Hospital (CMH) Unit Based Council met recently for the first time to brainstormed about what CMH wanted their mission to be. As the services they provide overlap with their Urgent Care (UC), they were represented by one of the UC providers who also participated in the discussion.

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Dr. Esther Choo receives her first NIH R01 grant

The Emergency Medicine Department would like to recognize and celebrate Dr. Esther Choo on her first NIH R01! The project is “Implementation, Outcomes, and Cost of a Novel Medicaid Policy to Reduce Opioids for Back Pain”, funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). 

To become Principal Investigator on a federal R01 research grant is a major scientific achievement that takes years of persistence to reach, with few scientists reaching this mark. This is the NIH benchmark for an “independent investigator” and recognition that a scientist has proposed a highly rigorous project, along with the track record to successfully lead it (two very high bars to get over).

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