Christiana Care Health System

Christiana Care Health System ranks in the top 25 in the country for emergency visits and is Delaware’s only Level I trauma center that treats adults and children – the only center of its kind between Philadelphia and Baltimore.

Christiana Care offers an unmatched learning experience. We’re one of America’s largest, non-sectarian, not for profit health care systems. We serve the Delaware Valley and we’re a nationally recognized, urban and suburban, academic and community hospital. Here you’ll learn from taking care of patients with a huge range of pathologies and work with nationally recognized faculty, accelerating your growth both as an expert and as a caring physician.

Program Director Interview
A 27-year-old male with a PMH of seizure disorder and developmental delay presents via EMS after a witnessed seizure. The patient was able to intermittently go into sinus rhythm with vagal maneuvers.
A 36-year-old female with a PMH of alcohol use disorder and type 1 DM presents with substernal chest tightness, nausea, vomiting, and diaphoresis. What is your interpretation of her ECG?
Knowing when to stop volume resuscitation in the unstable shock patient is a question that plagues both the emergency physician and the critical care doctor. VExUS was designed to succeed where CVP ha
Ultrasound is a powerful tool in the emergency department for the estimation of left ventricular ejection fractions. E-Point Septal Separation is a good way to obtain these measurements, but what if t
The need for a central line is commonplace in the emergency department and critical care units. When deciding which of the three typical sites (internal jugular, femoral, and subclavian) to choose for
A 67-year-old male with a PMH of HTN, HLD, DM, and COPD presents to the emergency department due sudden chest discomfort. What is your interpretation of his ECG?
Obtaining arterial access is a common procedure in both emergency medicine and in critical care. It's a good idea to become familiar with the axillary artery as an alternative location for placement o
A 79-year-old male with a past medical history of coronary artery disease s/p CABG in 2012 presents with chest pain. His initial ECG showed atrial fibrillation with RVR at 168 bpm. Despite rate contro
Undifferentiated patients showing signs of shock have a high mortality rate. The Rapid Ultrasound for Shock and Hypotension (RUSH) Exam is a protocolized ultrasound exam that can be done in minutes to
A 70-year-old male presents to the emergency department with syncope and lightheadedness. His past medical history is significant for heart failure with reduced ejection fraction, CAD status post perc