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Advancing the science and practice of acute care

The UAB Department of Emergency Medicine is actively involved in emergency and acute care research. Focus areas include cardiopulmonary resuscitation, public health screening for infectious diseases, geriatric care, and addiction research with a current focus on opioid use disorder.

Our department has partnered with agencies such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Institutes of Health, the Alabama Department of Public Health, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.