Clinical Excellence Across Diverse Practice Landscapes: Our primary aim is to develop residents into clinically exceptional emergency medicine practitioners who excel across a wide spectrum of practice environments, patient populations, and levels of acuity. Through exposure to a diverse range of cases and hospital settings, residents will hone their clinical skills, diagnostic acumen, and treatment strategies. This comprehensive training will enable them to confidently navigate complex scenarios, ensuring the highest quality of care for all patients, regardless of their background or the challenges posed by their medical conditions.
Community-Centered Care Excellence: We strive to train emergency medicine residents to provide high-quality, culturally sensitive, and patient-centered care to the underserved population in our community. Residents will learn to navigate the unique healthcare challenges faced by this population, emphasizing empathy, effective communication and collaboration with patients, families and community resources.
Health Equity Advocacy and Research: We aim to cultivate a cadre of emergency medicine practitioners who are advocates for health equity. Residents will be empowered to identify and address disparities in care, engage in community outreach initiatives, and contribute to scholarship related to healthcare disparities. This focus on advocacy will drive positive change within the hospital and the community it serves.
Multi-Disciplinary Collaboration and Leadership: Recognizing that effective emergency care requires collaboration among various healthcare disciplines, our program aims to foster teamwork and interdisciplinary skills. Residents will engage in regular interdisciplinary simulations, case discussions, and rotations to develop the leadership qualities needed to coordinate care across specialties, resulting in well-rounded emergency physicians with the ability to lead in complex, real-world healthcare scenarios.
These aims underscore our commitment to training emergency medicine residents who are not only compassionate and community-oriented but also clinically excellent, adaptable, and skilled in delivering outstanding care.
- Incredible clinical and academic milieu within the largest medical complex in the world, and home to leaders in medicine, research and innovation in healthcare
- Resident driven program, which empowers its learners to assume control of their own education
- Faculty who are deeply invested in the program, provide regular bedside teaching, and leverage their broad expertise to prepare our residents for professional excellence
- Ten weeks of elective time, with multiple international opportunities, as well as a long precedent of residents customizing novel experiences to support their unique academic aspirations
- Patients who are profoundly grateful for the care we provide at the flagship public hospital and Level 1 Trauma center for the most diverse city in the United States
- The privilege of dedicating ourselves to caring for the most vulnerable and underserved members of our society
- Amazing group of residents who support one another personally and professionally, and whose cohesiveness ensures the success of each individual
- Multiple fellowship programs led by accomplished emergency medicine faculty, including global health, ultrasound, research, medical education, administration, and health policy