AzCEP awards KRMC resident physician with research seed grant
Kingman, Arizona, February 22, 2021— On Thursday, February 18, Dr. Sasha Reid was awarded a $1000 research seed grant from the Arizona College of Emergency Physicians (AzCEP).
Dr. Reid, chief resident of KRMC’s Emergency Medicine Residency Program, won the grant for her submission titled, “A Double-Blinded Comparison of Low-Cost Ultrasound Media: A Simulation and In-Vivo Analysis.” The project looks at substitutes for ultrasound gel – evaluating whether lower-cost alternatives deliver comparable results in image quality and ease-of-use.
According to their website, The Arizona College of Emergency Physicians “exists to support the highest quality emergency medical care and to serve as advocates for our patients, our members and our specialty.” AzCEP awards grants to support emergency-department based clinical research –including research by emergency medicine residents throughout the state.
Applications for the grant were reviewed by an eight-person committee comprised of two members of AzCEP’s executive committee, two board members, and one member of each training program. For a complete list of grant recipients, visit azcep.org.
Attached photo, from left to right: Anthony Santarelli, PhD, Clinical Research Administrator; Sasha Reid, DO, Administrative Chief Resident; Adam Dawson, DO, Medical Director, Emergency Department
About Kingman Regional Medical Center
(KRMC) is a 235-bed multi-campus health care system in Kingman, Arizona that employs over 1,900 employees, 150 volunteers, and 329 physicians/allied health professionals. KRMC is the largest provider of health and wellness services in northwestern Arizona. It is home to an advanced imaging center, cancer center, cardiovascular center, rehabilitation and balance center, wound care center, sleep disorders center, acute rehabilitation specialty hospital, primary and specialty care clinics, hospice home, and beautiful wellness center. KRMC is also a teaching hospital offering residencies in emergency medicine and family medicine and a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network. The hospital received the Arizona Innovation Award for its efforts to proactively enhance healthcare in a rural community. The hospital’s vision is to provide the region’s best clinical care and patient service through an environment that fosters respect for others and pride in performance.