Global Health

Global Emergency Medicine (EM) is a subspecialty of Emory Emergency Medicine that deals with, the development of the specialty of EM internationally, provision of emergency care globally, disaster and humanitarian response, global health research

Prehospital and Disaster Medicine

The core mission of Emory's prehospital and disaster medicine section is patient-centric, and where patients are involved, physicians must demonstrate leadership to help ensure that patients receive the timely, competent and compassionate care they deserve. 

Observation Medicine

Observation medicine encompasses the management of selected patients for a timeframe of 6 to 24 hours to assess their need for inpatient admission. This service is best provided in a dedicated observation unit, ideally in the Emergency Department.


The Section of Medical Toxicology is devoted to teaching, patient care, and research in the field of Medical Toxicology. Since the establishment in 1996 with one toxicologist, the section has grown to include six Emergency Medicine trained medical toxicologists.


The Emergency Medicine Section of Ultrasound is dedicated to educating our medical students, residents, and fellows, promoting research and scholarship of ultrasound, incorporating bedside ultrasound into clinical care using best practices


The Innovation and Discovery in the Emergent and Acute Sciences (IDEAS) group in the Department of Emergency Medicine exists to support and grow research and researchers in the Department. The IDEAS group does this by removing barriers to research.

News Highlights

Celebrating Arthur Yancey II, MD, MPH, an Emory legacy September 2019

After 26 years with the Department of Emergency Medicine, September 16 marked the retirement of Dr. Arthur Yancey II from his roles in EMS medical direction and active Emergency Medicine practice, as well as his position as Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine.

Why Emory fellow Michael Zdradzinski, MD, chose Emory September 2019

I chose the Emory EM Education Fellowship because of the incredible diversity of educational activities and opportunities in our department. We have opportunities in medical student, resident, and nurse practitioner education, simulation, faculty development, residency administration, and learner wellness...

Bystanders Who Perform CPR Exponentially Increase Survival Rates - One Atlanta Man Knows August 2019

Michael Carr, MD discusses how survival rates increase when bystanders perform CPR. 

Injury Prevention Research Center awarded $4.2 million by CDC July 2019

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has awarded $4.2 million over the next five years to fund the Injury Prevention Research Center at Emory (IPRCE),


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