Emergency Medicine

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EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES AND DISASTER MEDICINE

 

To best manage the Department of Emergency Medicine’s out-of-hospital goals and responsibilities, we have a dedicated Section of Emergency Medical Services and Disaster Preparedness comprised of EMS specialists. 

The cumulative expertise of the Section of EMS and Disaster Medicine members is exemplary, bringing in-depth knowledge of out-of-hospital patient care, design and operation of EMS systems, dispatch protocols and communications, education of future EMS physicians, federal and state EMS laws and regulations, mass casualty and disaster preparation, and sound administrative and business practices.

Vision
To be a worldwide leader in EMS medicine.

Values:
Patient-Centric
Partnership
Stewardship
Scholarship

Definition of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and Organizational Chart

 

The Section of Out-of-Hospital and Disaster Medicine is divided into six branches:

Communications and Informatics

Education

Emergency Preparedness

Center for Medical Incident Management and Preparedness (MIMAP)

Clinical Management Guidelines For Hospital Healthcare Providers When Routine Critical Care Resources Are Not Available

Medical Oversight

Research

 

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