Maimonides Medical Center


Maimonides Medical Center's Emergency Medicine Residency provides one of the most unique and rewarding training environments in the country. Surrounded by the 2.6 million residents of Brooklyn, New York, Maimonides serves an incredibly varied patient population. Our patients speak many different languages and represent many different cultures. Given the diversity of our patients, Maimonides residents have the benefit of first hand experience with a broad range of pathology not available at other training centers. Our patients are a decade older on average than those seen in other urban ERs and reflect what others will be seeing in their ERs in 10 years.

Because Maimonides has a long history of exemplary tertiary care, many of the sickest patients in Brooklyn are treated in the Maimonides Emergency Department. Trainees will benefit directly from the extensive critical care experience of the attending and nursing staff. The emergency department also has a substantial amount of support staff including technicians, phlebotomists, EKG technicians, translators, clerks, transporters and dedicated patient representatives to assist with every aspect of emergency care. A great staff coupled with award winning, cutting edge computer technology creates a work environment where resident physicians can focus primarily on patient care and their own medical education.

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In this month’s addition to the Program Director Interview Series, we bring you Arlene Chung MD, MACM. Dr. Chung is the PD at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY - and she wants you to get to kn
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Matt Friedman, MD, FACEP, serves as Associate Medical Director of Prehospital Care and Director of Event Medicine at Maimonides Medical Center and Medical Director of CrowdRx, which provides physician
It's that time of year again. "Are you gonna run for chief?" Two former chiefs share some tips to help guide your decision-making.
We're pleased to introduce Daniel Novak, DO, chair-elect of the EMRA Administration & Operations Committee, 2021-22.
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Since the coronavirus pandemic, emergency departments across the country have been experiencing lower volumes and higher acuity - including new cancer diagnoses in the ED.
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We're pleased to introduce Fran H. Riley, MD, chair-elect of the EMRA Informatics Committee, 2020-2021.
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We're pleased to introduce Mark Ramzy, DO, EMT-P, chair of the EMRA Critical Care Committee, 2020-2021.
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We're pleased to introduce Kestrel Reopelle, MD, assistant vice chair of the EMRA Wellness Committee, 2020-2021.