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Emergency Medicine

Our Department: The Promise of Medicine is Here


The Johns Hopkins Hospital Emergency Department sees more than 50,000 patients a year.  Our emergency practitioners treat the full spectrum of patients, with our Promise of Medicine pledge for innovative, collaborative and compassionate care. Emergency medicine plays a pivotal role in the health care system, medical education and discovery. As such, the Department of Emergency Medicine is a leading force both nationally and internationally. As a department in the No. 1 ranked hospital in the United States, Emergency Medicine is recognized for its excellence in patient care and innovative programs.

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Our New Emergency Department: Private, High-Tech

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Our new Emergency Department, located at the front of the new building at 1800 Orleans Street, opened April 29.  A high degree of  patient privacy , comfort, and the latest medical technologies have improved the experience for patients and families. In addition, the new facilities provide the department with a world-class environment for teaching, research and the practice of medicine.

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Our Residency Program: Innovative, Dynamic, Fast-Paced


Our emergency medicine residency program is one of the oldest and most dynamic in the U.S, offering residents the opportunity to work and learn in a large urban hospital setting surrounded by some of the brightest medical minds in the country. The program features a four-year track, which provides residents with the opportunity to spend their final year focusing on an area of interest so they can develop expertise in a specialty. We call this the Focused Advanced Specialized Training (FAST) Program.

Learn more about our Residency Program.
Learn more about our the FAST Program.

Our Faculty: Experienced, Engaging, Challenging


From international health to disaster response to cardiac and infectious disease our faculty are nationally and internationally-recognized leaders in Emergency Medicine. Our faculty also serve on local and national medical organizations, as editors and writers for textbooks and journals, as well as advisors to organizations such as the Institute of Medicine, Centers for Disease Control and the Department of Homeland Security. 

See our Faculty Biographies.


Traveling for care?

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Whether crossing the country or the globe, we make it easy to access world-class care at Johns Hopkins.

U.S. 1-410-464-6713 (toll free)
International +1-410-614-6424



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