UT Southwestern serves a diverse patient population and research is part of our core mission. The breadth and volume of patients we have the privilege to care for allows us to excel in research across a spectrum of topics. Our talented faculty and residents perform research supported by several government funding agencies, industry-sponsored clinical trials, and non-profit organizations. Research areas of expertise of our faculty include acute cardiovascular care, medical simulation, clinical operations, informatics, resuscitation, trauma, and ultrasound. Our faculty members have fostered collaborations with basic science departments and numerous clinical departments at UT Southwestern.
Dedicated Research Staff
The department of Emergency Medicine is home to six research staff personnel with expertise in IRB submission, budget creation and management, pre- and post-award administration of grants, and helping investigators link to resources within the insertion to efficiently conduct the science of what drives our investigation in the main lines of UT Southwestern's Emergency Medicine research.
The Dallas Fort Worth Center for Resuscitation Research
Our Department has partnered with DFW area hospitals and EMS agencies to create a robust infrastructure supporting research in the prehospital resuscitation science arena. The DFWCRR includes 34 hospitals, seven trauma centers, 19 EMS agencies with over 200 ambulances, and one air medical service with six helicopters. The partnerships across these institutions allow collaborating investigators to participate in Exception from Informed Consent (EFIC) studies and contribute to broad-based emergency medicine research to which they may not otherwise be able. Our Department is committed to reaching the enrollment targets of its sponsors and maintaining, as well as nourishing, the programs and networks necessary for achievement. See more information on DFWCRR here.
The Texas Emergency Medicine Research Associates Program
The TEMRAP Program trains and mentors pre-health undergraduates with interest in emergency medicine to provide ongoing assistance with identification and enrollment of study subjects during their 24/7 shifts in the ED. See more information on the TEMRAP program here.