Emergency Medicine

Scope and Objectives

The Department of Emergency Medicine focuses on the teaching and management of diagnosis and treatment of unforeseen illness or injury. The practice of emergency medicine includes the initial evaluation, diagnosis, treatment, coordination of care among multiple providers, and disposition of any patient requiring expeditious medical, surgical, or psychiatric care. A three- or four-week subinternship rotation is offered to fourth-year medical students. The length of training in the residency program is four years.

For details on the Department of Emergency Medicine and courses offered, see the department website.