Department of Emergency Medicine hosts 29th annual Wisconsin Research Forum

The BerbeeWalsh Department of Emergency Medicine hosted the 29th annual Wisconsin Emergency Medicine Research Forum today in partnership with the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) and the Wisconsin chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians (WACEP). This one-day event celebrating regional scholarship takes place during the WACEP Annual Spring Symposium and featured virtual oral and poster presentations from emergency medicine physicians, fellows, residents, medical students, and other health care professionals.

The following presentations received conference honors:

  • Best Overall Oral Presentation: Dr. Michael Pulia for a study titled, “Comparison of Skin Surface Temperature Measurements between Patients with Cellulitis and Pseudocellulitis in the Emergency Department”
  • Best Resident/Fellow Presentation: Dr. Christopher Ryba for a study titled, “Coping Strategies Utilized by Prehospital EMS Providers during the COVID-19 Pandemic”
  • Best Student Presentation: Derek Steck for a study titled, “Exploring Staff Understanding of Code Status and Treatment Limitations at UW Health”

A full list of presentations by UW researchers is available here.

The Department of Emergency Medicine congratulates all participants and presenters for the impressive showing of high quality and high impact research being conducted between UW and MCW. We are looking forward to meeting in Milwaukee in 2022!