Today is Friday, Nov. 27, 2015

Department of

Emergency Medicine

  • Top Residency Program
  • Level I Trauma Center
  • Welcome Class of 2019!

Mel Otten Fund

Mel Otten, MD
  • Mel Otten Endowed Chair
    Establishment of the Edward J. Otten, MD Chair for Education in Emergency Medicine will help provide yearly financial support for the Department of Emergency Medicine. It is fitting that this Chair bear the name of Dr. Otten who has championed efforts for many years within the Department of Emergency Medicine.

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UC EM Alumni Reception

In Spotlight

  • Five EM Faculty Represented in Rising Stars
    Venue Magazine recognized medical leaders throughout the Greater Cincinnati - outstanding individuals recognized for their work to expand, evolve and improve healthcare for the region, earning them the John D. Dovich & Associates Rising Medical Leaders of Cincinnati award.  Five of these awardees were from the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Cincinnati.  Learn More >>

AirCare & Mobile Care

Air Care medical director William Hinckley, MD, and chief transport nurse Ruda Jenkins
  • UC's Air Care & Mobile Care flight team has completed more than 30,000 accident-free patient care missions since 1974.We offer 24/7 coverage with two EC 145 helicopters and one BK-117 helicopter.

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Research Updates

Opeolu Adeoye, MD
  • Hooker EA, Bochan M, Reiff TT, Blackwell C, Webb KW, Hart KW. Decreasing Clostridium difficile health care-associated infections through use of a launderable mattress cover. Am J Infect Control. 2015;
  • Shaw GJ, Meunier JM, Korfhagen J, Wayne B, Hart K, Lindsell CJ, Fermann G. Randomized Controlled Noninferiority Trial Comparing Daptomycin to Vancomycin for the Treatment of Complicated Skin and Skin Structure Infections in an Observation Unit. J Emerg Med. 2015;
  • Collins SP, Jenkins CA, Harrell FE Jr, Liu D, Miller KF, Lindsell CJ, Naftilan AJ, McPherson JA, Maron DJ, Sawyer DB, Weintraub NL, Fermann GJ, Roll SK, Sperling M, Storrow AB. Identification of Emergency Department Patients With Acute Heart Failure at Low Risk for 30-Day Adverse Events: The STRATIFY Decision Tool. JACC Heart Fail 2015; 3 (10): 737-47.
  • Stein DM, Pineda JA, Roddy V, Knight WA. Emergency Neurological Life Support: Traumatic Spine Injury. Neurocrit Care. 2015