Emergency Medicine

Emergency Medicine Clinical Overview

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Award-Winning Clinical Care

The Department of Emergency Medicine provides clinical care in a number of exciting and diverse venues offering a remarkable breadth and depth of care for our patients. The department runs three emergency departments with over 135,000 annual visits, as well as observation and urgent care units.

In addition, our multidisciplinary teams run a hyperbaric treatment center, an occupational medicine center, and the largest travel medicine program in the Delaware Valley. The department also provides medical direction and oversight for the City of Philadelphia paramedic system, with over 250,000 annual calls for service.

At each of our clinical sites we strive for clinical excellence with a special emphasis on respect, professionalism, and patient-centered care.

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