Department of Emergency Medicine

The University of South Alabama Department of Emergency Medicine emphasizes excellence in clinical emergency care, education of housestaff and medical students, and the academic development of Faculty.

Our Emergency Medicine Faculty have trained in many clinical disciplines and bring broad-based perspectives and skills to the Department. The result is quality clinical care and excellent bedside teaching to the ED. The clinical care experiences cover the full range of emergency medicine, including critical care, minor surgical procedures, orthopedic and other trauma injuries, toxicology, etc.  The University of South Alabama Medical Center is an academic hospital incorporating a Level I Trauma Center, Regional Burn Center, and acute STEMI and stroke centers.

The Department of Emergency Medicine provides educational rotations for PGY-1 residents in many fields. Upper-year residents in Family Medicine and IM commonly also rotate. The student program is very popular with the medical students for acting internships and ambulatory clinical rotations. Implementing a full residency program in Emergency Medicine is in process. We welcome USAHS residents and students seeking a broad-based emergency medicine experience.

If you are interested in any of our programs, please contact our administrative office at (251) 470-1649.

 

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