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department of emergency medicine

Residency Program

 

Facilities

 

Temple University Department of Emergency Medicine

 

Temple University Hospital serves as the primary site for Emergency Medicine training. The Department of Emergency Medicine houses 41 patient care spaces in the Main Emergency Department, and an additional 4 spaces in the Fast Track. The annual census is more than 75,000 adult visits, with service provided to a diverse population.  Additionally, our residents staff approximately 30,000 pediatric patient visits in the pediatric section of the Temple University Emergency Department under the supervision of board-certified pediatric emergency physicians.

 


Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

 

Pediatric Emergency Department rotations are performed at this prestigious hospital during each year. The Emergency Department houses more than 50 patient care spaces and has an annual census of 90,000.

 

 

St. Christopher's Hospital for Children

 

The St. Christopher’s Emergency Department handles 60,000 pediatric visits each year in 24 acute care spaces and a resuscitation bay. Shifts at St. Christopher’s are spaced throughout the year to build upon the pediatric EM skills attained during the CHOP rotations, and to enhance pediatric EM skill and knowledge retention on a year-round basis.

 

 

Jeanes Hospital

 

PGY-2 and PGY-3 Community Emergency Medicine rotations are performed in this community hospital affiliate located approximately 20 minutes northeast of Temple University Hospital. The Jeanes Emergency Department has an annual census of approximately 40,000 mixed adult and pediatric high-acuity patient visits. Jeanes ED also serves as the emergency department for the world famous Fox Chase Cancer Center, which is directly attached to Jeanes Hospital.

 

 

Episcopal Hospital

 

PGY-2 Residents rotate through this community division of Temple University Hospital. The Emergency Department has an annual census of 40,000 patients. The Emergency Department has 13 patient care spaces, and 24 hour, double coverage by Board Certified Emergency Physicians.