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2024 Advanced Emergency Airway Workshop

The ability to manage difficult airways is a critical skill that emergency practitioners must possess.  Multiple, complex medications, equipment options, and pathways exist to care for patients in extremis. Specialized training is needed to be able to safely manage emergency airways in these scenarios.  The UFCOM-Jacksonville’s Advanced Airway Course is hosted…

A rich journey in medicine

David Vukich, MD, FACEP, is the senior vice president and chief medical officer for UF Health Jacksonville. He is set to retire at the end of January.

UF Health Jacksonville honors 2023 awardees for patient safety efforts

UF Health Jacksonville today awarded six recipients for their patient safety efforts across the world with the 2023 Robert Wears Patient Safety Award. The award is named in honor of Robert L. Wears, M.D., Ph.D., M.S., for his pioneering work to improve patient safety. Dr. Wears was an emergency medicine physician in the UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville for nearly three decades and transformed patient safety research.

UF Health opens first hybrid emergency/urgent care center in Northeast Florida

UF Health Jacksonville and Intuitive Health cut the ribbon on a groundbreaking health care asset today in Northeast Florida, an emergency room/urgent care concept that gives consumers choices while providing outstanding care to patients throughout the community. Dr. Edward Roe III, Greg Miller, executive vice president and chief operating…

Emergency medicine faculty recipients of 2022 ACEP Teaching Awards

Petra Duran-Gehring, MD, and Alexandria Mannix, MD, have been recognized by the American College of Emergency Physicians as outstanding educators who demonstrate superior clinical teaching. Since its founding in 1968, ACEP has strived to educate and train physicians to provide the best emergency care in hospitals across the nation.