Nassau University Medical Center

The Department of Emergency Medicine at Nassau University Medical Center (NUMC) offers a new fully accredited AOA Emergency Medicine Residency Training Program. It is a four year program which accepts four residents per academic year.  With a high volume, high patient acuity, and wide spectrum of illnesses, our residents are provided with an excellent and well-rounded experience.  We have a wide diversity of patient populations and general and specialty care settings.

Nassau University Medical Center is a public benefit corporation and a 530 bed major academic teaching hospital.  It is Nassau County‚Äôs premier Level One Trauma Center, with over 70,000 visits to our Emergency Department each year and more than 300,000 ambulatory visits to our hospital and the outlying health centers.

Seizures account for about 1% of all ED visits for children younger than 18, and at least 5% of pediatric patients will experience a seizure by the time they are 16 years old. Treating the condition i