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

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),

Why I Chose Emory July 2019

“I chose Emory because of the strong principles that it stands by dedication to diversity and commitment serving the underserved. Here, I will have the opportunity to train alongside physicians of various backgrounds which is a perfect reflection of the patient population we serve. Training at one of the nation's top EM programs will challenge me to become an excellent, culturally competent physician who will be prepared to work in any given community.” - Rahel M Gizaw, MD - PGY-1

Schwimmer awarded a $5,000 firearm injury prevention research grant June 2019

Emory Medical Student, Henry Schwimmer, was recently awarded a $5,000 firearm injury prevention research grant from the EMF and AFFIRM Research.

CDC-funded research aims to improve children's recovery from mild traumatic brain injury January 2019

A team of EM researchers and clinical providers at Emory School of Medicine will use new funding from the CDC to evaluate a clinical toolkit aimed at improving recovery in children with mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI).


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