!Congratulations to Dr. Michael L. Epter, Program Director & Vice Chair of Education of the Department of Emergency Medicine, who became President of the Council of Residency Directors in Emergency Medicine (CORD-EM) at the organization’s April 30 national conference. We are very proud to have such a prominent national leader work so closely with us on a daily basis!
Congratulations to Dr. Frank LoVecchio on his recent publication in JAMA Psychiatry entitled Suicide Prevention in an Emergency Department Population: The ED-SAFE Study. Quoting the abstract from the paper, "Among at-risk patients in the ED, a combination of brief interventions administered both during and after the ED visit decreased post-ED suicidal behavior." Congratulations, Dr. LoVecchio! (link)
Congratulations to Dr. Jeff Stowell on his receipt today of the Maricopa Emergency Medicine Impact Award. This award is provided to those who, through personal initiative and motivation, make a specific impact on the department. Dr. Stowell received this award for his dedication and vision in adding advanced practice providers to our emergency department team. Congratulations, Dr. Stowell!
"Are you ready to train in a program tailored to excellence to help you develop as a leader in emergency medicine? Accept nothing but the best–as do we–from yourself and our program."
– Dr. Michael Epter, Program Director