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The mission of the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania is based on the union of the long standing tradition of academic excellence at Penn and the vibrant enthusiasm of the specialty of Emergency Medicine.

We strive to serve as world class leaders in advancing the understanding and practice of emergency medicine through dedication to our interdependent missions of patient care, education, and research.

Patient Care
Patient Care

Penn Emergency Medicine provides emergency care in three Philadelphia hospitals, with over 100,000 visits annually.

Additionally, we provide hyperbaric treatment, occupational medicine, and travel medicine services.

Medical Education
Medical Education

We have a wide range of educational programs for students, residents and fellows.

Learn more about the emergency medicine residency program.

Research Programs
Research Programs

Our program supports a wide range of research interests ranging from basic science to clinical research.

Faculty members publish numerous original research articles annually.