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To provide the highest level of patient care and customer service while shaping the future of emergency medical care through innovation, research, and education.

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We recruit 11 residents per year for a 4-year period and total of 44 residents in a PGY 1-4 format

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We offer 9 Fellowship Programs most being ACGME accredited

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We offer a Medical Student Clerkships Program with 8 different courses

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Emergency Medicine Faculty

The UCSD Department of Emergency Medicine has over 90 academic, clinical, adjunct, and research faculty providing patient care at three Emergency Departments located in San Diego and Imperial Counties. As the only academic EM program in the region, many of our faculty are nationally renowned and have subspecialty expertise and training.

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Department News

Hillcrest ED pride lights

October 4, 2021

Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) Virtual Open House

Ultrasound EUFAC accreditation

April 26, 2021

Ultrasound Fellowship Receives Accreditation from EUFAC

Sbiroli in champion series video

April 22, 2021

Chief Resident Emily Sbiroli featured in video on Sustainability & Climate Change