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Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Johns Hopkins Pediatric Emergency Medicine entrance with ambulance.

The Pediatric Emergency Department at the Johns Hopkins Children's Center provides compassionate and high quality care to children with multisystem illness and trauma — 24 hours per day, seven days a week. The department is staffed by pediatric emergency medicine specialists and supported by pediatric surgeons, pediatric anesthesiology and critical care specialists, and practitioners from a full spectrum of pediatric specialty areas.

As the only accredited pediatric trauma center in Maryland, we receive critically ill or injured children from all over Maryland and from adjacent states.


Pediatric Emergency Department
The Charlotte R. Bloomberg Children's Center, ground level
The Johns Hopkins Children's Center
1800 Orleans St
Baltimore, MD 21287

Access the Emergency Department from the entry circle or the pedestrian bridge connecting the parking garage across the street.

Parking and contact information

What to Expect

  • Valet parking at entry circle or self-parking
  • Private exam rooms and parent sleep chairs
  • Three triage rooms to reduce wait time and enhance privacy
  • Dedicated pediatric X-ray room and pediatric radiologists
  • Two negative-pressure isolation rooms
  • Dedicated pediatric trauma bays with equipment specially designed for children
  • Multidisciplinary child protection team devoted to recognizing and treating victims of child abuse
  • Dedicated child life specialists to help minimize psychological and emotional trauma
  • State of the art, innovative care for children with sensory issues

Our Mission

The mission of the Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine is to:

  • Provide outstanding care for ill or injured children
  • Produce the highest caliber research on a variety of topics in pediatric emergency medicine, including simulation, injury prevention, point-of-care ultrasound and pre-hospital emergency care
  • Educate future providers of, and leaders in, pediatric emergency and urgent care
  • Advocate regionally, nationally and internationally for children’s emergent and urgent clinical care needs

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