Welcome to the Academic Home Page for the Department of Emergency Medicine. Information for patients and the public can be found on the Clinical Home Page.
In our dual role as an academic department at Jefferson Medical College and as a clinical department at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital we support the following missions:
Patient Care: We pledge to provide the finest state of the art facilities and personal service to insure quality emergency care for each of our patients and their families. For more information, see our clinical website.
Education: In the training of current and future physicians, we strive for excellence in teaching the practice of emergency medicine to residents and students. Our goal is to develop skilled and compassionate physicians through our residency training program. Our three-year residency program is affiliated with medical college and is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education's Residency Review Committee for Emergency Medicine. Information on our residency training program can be found on the Residency home page.
Research: We aim to improve emergency medical care by advancing knowledge through research in the laboratory and in the clinical environment.