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Entrance to Catalina Island Medical Center

Emergency medicine's new frontier on Catalina Island

After more than a year of partnering with Catalina Island Medical Center to run its emergency department, UC Irvine Health emergency medicine specialists have expanded patient care and improved patient satisfaction.

Annual Wilderness Conference Day

Meet our new interns!

The class of 2020 joined our emergency medicine residency program this summer.

Annual Wilderness Conference Day

Training for wilderness emergencies

UC Irvine Emergency Medicine residents compete in the fourth annual wilderness training day with residents from the San Diego Naval Medical Center and Kaiser Permanente San Diego Medical Center.

The Doctor’s Bag Goes Digital

The doctor’s bag goes digital

UC Irvine emergency medicine physician Dr. Warren Wiechmann shows that anyone with a few hundred dollars and a Bluetooth-enabled smartphone can have the diagnostic capabilities to create a portable clinic on par with a traditional doctor’s office.

Dr. Chris Fox, director of UC Irvine School of Medicine's ultrasound fellowship.

The future of point-of-care with ultrasound

UC Irvine emergency medicine professor Dr. Chris Fox explains how ultrasound technology is revolutionizing patient care.

Dr. Chris Fox

County gets its first needle-exchange program

UC Irvine medical students organize Orange County's first needle exchange program under the direction of Dr. Bharath Chakravarthy, research director for the School of Medicine's Department of Emergency Medicine.