Department of Emergency Medicine Archives
Study connects patients who visit the ED with acute flare-ups of chronic back pain with remote integrative health coaching program
Dec. 6, 2023—Vanderbilt will pilot an eight-session remote integrative health coaching program for patients who visit the emergency department with acute flare-ups of chronic low back pain.
Sep. 15, 2023—Hundreds of Vanderbilt Emergency Medicine, Trauma, Orthopaedic Surgery, Plastic Surgery and Occupational Therapy clinicians have played a role in saving and restoring the function of patient Dawn Reed’s right arm and hand after a utility terrain vehicle accident.
Aug. 14, 2023—Saralyn Williams, MD, has been named associate dean for Faculty Affairs for Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.
Jul. 19, 2023—Vanderbilt LifeFlight's Jared McKinney, MD, has been named by Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee to the state Emergency Medical Services Board.
Jul. 17, 2023—Vanderbilt University Medical Center's Academy for Excellence in Education has elected 13 new members for 2023.
Apr. 11, 2023—A Vanderbilt-led study evaluating two investigational drugs to treat severe COVID-19 demonstrated that neither drug was effective.
Mar. 9, 2023—Vanderbilt is providing a short online course for educators that seeks to address opioid overdose deaths among adolescents.
Nov. 29, 2022—The radiology order entry system in eStar will be updated to allow providers to choose from four options — based on a patient’s medical needs — when requesting studies for hospitalized and emergency department patients. The update is scheduled to go live on Jan. 11, 2023.
Sep. 22, 2022—Wesley Self, MD, MPH, a physician-scientist at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, has been named co-principal investigator (co-PI) of Vanderbilt’s Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA).
Jul. 7, 2022—A Vanderbilt clinical trial shows that convalescent plasma, widely given to severely ill patients hospitalized with COVID-19 during the pandemic, does not improve their ability to survive or recover