HCMC NETWORK FEATURE: International Emergency Medicine training in Tanzania improves care in Minnesota

Dr. Steve Dunlop, faculty physician in the HCMC Emergency Department, has pursued training in International Emergency Medicine and now works to share it with others.  He uses his expertise to give better and more cost-effective care in Minnesota, facilitates training of HCMC physicians and others in Arusha, Tanzania, and is working to establish an International Emergency Medicine Fellowship program at HCMC.

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HCMC NETWORK FEATURE: Emergency Department pioneered in ultrasound use and leads today

Recent dramatic save in Coon Rapids shows benefits of HCMC residency training

Dr. Tom Wyatt and Dr. Eric Haug, graduates of the HCMC Emergency Medicine residency program, recently made clinical headlines with a dramatic save and article in Annals of Emergency Medicine about the first-reported Emergency Department thoracotomy for post-ablation tamponade (see HCMC NETWORK FEATURE: Patient’s chest opened to save life:  MDs credit HCMC medical training).   Crediting skilled teamwork with colleagues at Mercy Hospital for the good outcome, they also emphasized the importance of their HCMC Emergency Medicine residency training, including extensive training in the use of bedside Emergency Department (ED) ultrasound, which was pioneered at HCMC. Continue reading “HCMC NETWORK FEATURE: Emergency Department pioneered in ultrasound use and leads today”