Yale Emergency Medicine (EM) has numerous research studies underway at any given time. EM research is an interdisciplinary field that addresses a plethora of subjects and medical specialties ranging from acute critical care to improving public health. Our faculty are nationally recognized experts in their fields of study, giving residents tremendous opportunities to advance potential academic careers and personal interests. Our work is supported by NIH, AHRQ, SAMHSA, CDC, and RWJF, among others.

Categories of Yale EM faculty research include:

Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT)

Through our efforts in this area, we are developing behavioral treatments for patients presenting to the Emergency Department (ED) who abuse drugs and engage in hazardous drinking.


Prehospital emergency care research addresses emergency medical dispatch, hazardous materials, as well as other aspects of patient care.


On a weekly basis, thousands of patients presenting to EDs receive unnecessary computed tomography (CT) scans known to have adverse health outcomes including death when, at times, an...

Public Health

Prevention of injuries, substance use disorders and other health problems require primary, secondary and tertiary prevention strategies.

Division of Analytics and Informatics in Emergency Medicine (DAIEM)

The Department of Emergency Medicine (DEM) at Yale School of Medicine includes 41 faculty members with 36 clinicians who have responsibility for 82,000 adult patient visits a year at Yale...

Developmental Neurocognitive Driving Simulation Research Center (DrivSim Lab)

Our mission is to understand the neural basis of driving behavior and risk processes during adolescence and emerging adulthood and to develop individually tailored interventions to promote...

Contact Information

Ann Criscuolo
Senior Administrative Assistant
Yale University School of Medicine
Dept. of Emergency Medicine
Section of Research
464 Congress Avenue, Suite 260
New Haven, CT 06519
Office: 203-785-4363