News

June 15, 2022

Dr. Kathleen Ogle, associate professor of Emergency Medicine, was nominated for a Clara Bliss Hinds Mentorship Rising Star Award.

April 15, 2022

When a rabid fox bit nine people by the Capitol Hill grounds last week, D.C. Health called on anyone who had interacted with the creature to get in contact to determine whether they should undergo rabies treatment.

January 17, 2022

Two recent editorials in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology discuss the benefits and drawbacks of telehealth in the context of treating chronic kidney disease now and in the future.

January 3, 2022

From new forms of medicine to less wasteful business practices, many have adapted to Covid-19 in ways that have improved them, and society.

December 15, 2021

As the virulent new omicron variant of the coronavirus emerges, a key component of reducing transmissions and keeping society open is faster and more accurate testing.

November 18, 2021

More than a year and a half into the Covid-19 pandemic, the US finds itself facing a new set of parameters: We now have Covid-19 vaccines available for those 5 years of age and older, we have information at our disposal about the effectiveness of mask usage for reducing the risk of disease…

October 25, 2021

The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) is pleased to recognize outstanding leadership across emergency medicine during ACEP21, the world’s largest emergency medicine conference.

September 3, 2021

Founded in 1972 by ACEP, the mission of the Emergency Medicine Foundation (EMF) is to fund science that advances the careers of emergency medicine researchers, provides the basis for effective health policy, and ultimately improves patient care. Every year, EMF awards grants to investigators…

July 28, 2021

The summer got off to a fun start. As vaccines became increasingly accessible, many of us had a sense of relief. But somehow America has hit a wall: Only around 50% of the country is fully vaccinated, well below the target set by President Biden earlier in the summer.