News

Jan 22, 2015
Doctors have a tendency to prescribe medications for which they have free samples to give to patients, according to several previous studies. Would doctors similarly prescribe medications that patients could get for free at Wegmans? That’s what a group of Upstate emergency medicine researchers wondered as they compared data provided by Wegmans for its pharmacies in Onondaga County. The grocery chain headquartered in Rochester offered nine generic oral antibiotics for free starting in 2009. So researchers lead by Jeremy Joslin, MD, compared 214,892 antibiotic prescriptions from the first six months of 2008 with 221,480 from the first half of 2009.

Dec 18, 2014
Our faculty members have articles in the latest issue of Empire State EPIC, a publication of the New York American College of Emergency Physicians. The full issue is available at no charge.

Dec 2, 2014
Members of the Department of Emergency Medicine volunteered to assist the Emmaus Ministry to deliver breakfast on Thanksgiving morning to the homeless men at the Oxford Inn in Syracuse. They served over 80 men donuts, juice, and coffee. Reaching out to serve our neighbors in our community.

Dec 1, 2014
William D. Grant, EdD has been named Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine, London, England

Nov 19, 2014
Derek Cooney MD, FF/EMT-P, FACEP has been elected President of the Central New York EMS Council.

Nov 7, 2014
After a bus crashed on Interstate 81 near Nedrow early today, one of the first calls Onondaga County's 911 center made was to Upstate University Hospital's on-call emergency physician response team.

Oct 17, 2014
The Hyperbaric Medicine department is proud to announce that in September the department successfully achieved accreditation with distinction from the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine Society.

Oct 16, 2014
Dyllon Martini, MD, third-year Emergency Medicine resident, will present Ethical Questions and MOLST/POLST Friday, Oct. 17 from noon to 1 p.m. in 2509/2510 Setnor Academic Building.

Sep 26, 2014
Elliot Rodriguez, MD, FACEP promoted to Associate Professor

Sep 26, 2014
Derek R Cooney, MD, FF/EMT-P, FACEP, Associate Professor, awarded tenure by the College of Medicine