Emergency Medicine

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Section of Out-of-Hospital & Disaster Medicine

The mission of the Department of Emergency Medicine Section of Out-of-Hospital and Disaster Medicine is to advance the health of individuals and communities through excellence in the science and delivery of quality-centered Emergency Medical Services (EMS).

The Section consists of board-certified emergency and pediatric emergency physicians with specialized training in various areas of out-of-hospital and mass casualty medicine. The Section also engages consultants from many other specialties of medicine. These faculty members of the Medical College of Wisconsin integrate clinical practice, research, education, and administration in order to promote evidence-based medical practice both in the hospital and in the field.


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


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



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