Improving Geriatric Emergency Medicine
Studies show that the first visit to the Emergency Department (ED) by an older adult in the United States often marks the start of a downward health trend for that person, leading to return trips to the ED, hospital admissions, or death.
UNC leads first-of-its-kind, $21-million study of posttraumatic bra...
The longitudinal patient-centered AURORA study – the largest study of its kind – will trace the development of posttraumatic stress, minor traumatic brain injury symptoms, chronic pain, and depression, to create new diagnostic tools and treatment interventions.
Luckiest Man Alive
As an emergency room physician in one of New Orleans’s busiest hospitals, UNC School of Medicine graduate Richard Vinroot Jr. sometimes needs downtime. His idea of taking a break? Practicing humanitarian, disaster, and military medicine around the globe.
The Nature of Emergency Medicine
While searching for the purpose of rare plants in a remote South Pacific village, Timothy Platts-Mills, MD, took up the cause of medicine. Now, he’s training the next generation of ED doctors at UNC.