Emergency Medicine is the field of practice concerned with the assessment, stabilization, diagnosis, and disposition of people with acute illness and injury. Emergency practitioners treat the full spectrum of patients using skills ranging from those of a general practitioner to specialists.



The Education Section of Emergency Medicine is the academic center for residency training at Yale-New Haven Hospital and is the only emergency medicine training program in Southern Connecticut and one of only two programs in the state.

Yale Department of Emergency Medicine


Fellowships are offered in multiple programs including Research, Ultrasound, Emergency Medical Services, and Global Health. All require the applicant to be board prepared/certified EM physicians.

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Medical Students

The Emergency Medicine Department's mission is to educate future leaders and scholars who will advance the practice of emergency medicine at all levels, from local to international.

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Our simulation research in Emergency Medicine focuses on both resident and medical student education as well as patient safety, team interactions, and leadership skills during acute trauma resuscitation.