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Yale Emergency, Critical Care and Disaster Medicine Network

Mission Statement

The Yale Emergency, Critical Care and Disaster Medicine Network (ECCDM, pronounced “EC-DEM”) is an interprofessional group of Yale faculty focused on tackling acute life-threatening illness via emergency medical systems development and educational program development.

Our work encompasses trauma prevention and care, injury prevention, critical care (medical, surgical, and pediatric) and disaster preparedness and response. Our collaborative network aims to improve response, care, and educational efforts with our global partners. If you are interested in joining this Network, contact Sharon Chekijian.

Faculty Network Spotlight

Emergency medical care (EMC) focuses on providing timely care to victims of sudden and life-threatening injuries or emergencies to avoid death or disability. Globally, EMC is in various stages of development ranging from rudimentary care to hospital-based stabilization and intensive care unit support.