ST. LOUIS CHILDREN’S RANKS NO. 1 AMONG MISSOURI CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL

St. Louis, MO – June 16, 2020 – U.S. News & World Report has again ranked St. Louis Children’s Hospital Washington University School of Medicine among America’s Best Children’s Hospitals. The publication ranked St. Louis Children’s No. 1 in the state of Missouri and among the top 10 percent nationally. The report evaluated 193 children’s […]

Patients with COVID-19 donate specimens to advance research

Philip Mudd, MD, PhD, above, an emergency medicine physician, and his colleague, Jane O’Halloran, MD, PhD, an infectious diseases specialist, have led efforts to create a repository for storing and managing specimens collected from patients with COVID-19. To date, more than 7,000 samples, including blood, urine and saliva specimens, have been distributed to investigators conducting […]

Unconditional care in academic EDs

In response to racial disparities noted in COVID-19 outcomes and recent social unrest tied to police violence, SAEM and Academic Emergency Medicine Editorial Board leaders authored this essay re-stating emergency medicine’s commitment to all patients.

Geriatric emergency medicine screeners 2.0

The path forward to simultaneously creating more accurate measures of “vulnerability” for aging individuals while providing efficient emergency care for today’s seniors.