News & Events

February 15, 2018

Congratulations to Sarah Eichenberg, PA-C who was nominated to receive an excellence sticker from EM Physician Resident Jeff Brown, MD for setting a great example of brining the whole care team together while on top of providing great care for a Tylenol overdose she also used the opportunity to teach the nursing staff about the nomogram, NAC, and treatment in general.  They were all really appreciative to be engaged in the care and learning.

January 25, 2018

Congratulations to Alison Kast, FNP who was nominated to receive an excellence sticker from EM Physician Resident Alecia Gende, MD for her excellent beside manner and genuine concern for her patients despite bodily fluids.  She was seen comforting a patient actively vomiting instead of running away to the safe vomit-free computer to escape and put in orders.

January 4, 2018

Congratulations to Josh Mann, PA-C for earning the Trauma Sheers of Excellence one more time before his departure to Florida!  He was awarded the sheers by EM Physician Resident Brittany Philpot, MD who said "Josh deserves all the praise and credit for the past 18 months of bringing joy, hard truths, humor, and rum to both patients and the R2 class and CONSTANTLY going above and beyond in everyway.  Josh will be very very missed but will be amazing in his next life.  Thanks class Dad! - Brittany

January 2, 2018

We are overjoyed to introduce our APP Class of 2019!  Congrats Alysia Horcher, PA-C and David Lane, PA-C

   

December 21, 2017

Today we enjoyed celebrating the holiday season by wearing ugly Christmas sweaters to conference.  This will definitely have to be a new tradition at UI EM!

  

December 14, 2017

Congratulations to Alison Kast, FNP who was nominated to receive an excellence sticker from EM Physician Resident Alex Tomesch, MD for staying several hours past the end of her shift to help clean up very complicated patient dispositions.

Congratulations to Josh Mann, PA-C!  He will be graduating from the program on December 31, 2017 and heading back South to Crestview, Florida to begin working at North Okaloosa Medical Center.  Best of luck!

November 16, 2017

Congratulations to Josh Mann, PA-C for earning the Trauma Sheers of Excellence!  He was awarded the sheers by Physician Resident Scott Meester, MD.

November 3, 2017

Congratulations to Josh Mann, PA-C who was nominated to receive an excellence sticker from EM Physician Resident Kaila Pomeranz, DO for lending a hand to tube a patient.

Congratulations to Brock Piller, PA-C who was nominated to receive an excellence sticker from EM Physician Resident Kaila Pomeranz, DO for showing up everyday on their Trauma rotation ready to work, willing to take on extra tasks, never complained, and being a team player.

November 2, 2017

Congratulations to Greg Reiter, PA-C who was nominated to receive an excellence sticker from EM faculty member Chris Buresh, MD MPH for going above and beyond to facilitate an organ donation process which provided seven or eight people with life-saving organ transplants, working really hard to coordinate with nursing homes, and working with the VA to transfer a patient that was brought to our ED by mistake.  He went above and beyond all shift and completed all the extra work without complaint.

October 30, 2017

Congratulations to Greg Reiter, PA-C who was nominated to receive an excellence sticker from EM faculty member Dan Miller, MD for recognizing and alerting staff of an unstable patient and then proceeded to provide excellent patient care.

October 26, 2017

Congratulations to Christian Junker, PA-C who was nominated for a YOU Make a Difference award!  Christian was nominated by a patient's aunt who was very grateful and appreciative for all the time Christian took to speak with many members of the patient's family both in person and via phone to answer all their questions and provide additional information.

October 21, 2017

Congratulations to Alison Kast, FNP who was nominated to receive an excellence sticker from EM faculty member Chris Buresh, MD MPH for taking care of 2 complicated patients that were septic and had life threatening electrolyte abnormalities.

October 10, 2017

Congratulations to Alison Kast, FNP for earning the Trauma Sheers of Excellence on her busy shift today!  She was awarded the sheers by Chief Resident Kurt Chamberlain, MD for knocking out reds on the board like a champ.