University of Colorado SOM Anschutz Medical Campus

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The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is the only comprehensive academic health sciences center in Colorado, the largest academic health center in the Rocky Mountain region and one of the newest education, research and patient care facilities in the world.

Home to 21,000 employees, more than 4,000 degree-seeking students and two nationally recognized hospitals that handle 1.7 million patient visits each year, CU Anschutz trains the health sciences workforce and fuels the economy.

CU Anschutz features schools of medicine, including physical therapy and physician assistant programs, pharmacy, dental medicine and public health, a college of nursing and a graduate school.

These organizations collaboratively improve the quality of patient care they deliver, research they conduct, and health professionals they train.

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Point-of-care ultrasound-guided arthrocentesis performed in the emergency department can expedite the diagnosis and treatment of septic arthritis, potentially averting the need for surgery.
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A sick teen held in an ICE detention center was taken to the emergency department with non-specific findings of ascites and lymphadenopathy. Ultrasound helped differentiate omental tuberculosis from o
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We're pleased to introduce Alysa Edwards, EMRA Medical Student Council AMA MSS Representative Alternate, 2020-2021.