University of Chicago EM Residency

Mission: Our Program trains emergency medicine physicians who render competent, compassionate patient care and who contribute to the specialty of emergency medicine and the community through leadership in health care, education, and the creation of knowledge.

Vision: The Program is committed to the well-being of patients and their community. Residents develop clinical competency by caring for diverse patient populations in university, community and urban health care settings. They have the opportunity to pursue interests in clinical and didactic teaching, administration, professional societies, public health, health disparities, international health, aeromedical transport, EMS, and clinical and basic science resuscitation research in a strong academic setting. Our graduates value and promote intellectual curiosity, teaching, the advancement of knowledge, scholarship, communication and leadership skills, cultural diversity, service to others, camaraderie, personal growth and wellness.

An important question still being researched is how much rest to prescribe after a concussion. With the advent of active rehabilitation, along with other techniques, we can better manage our concussio
The resignation of ACEP President-Elect John Rogers, MD, should make us all revisit a few key life lessons and realize this specialty needs unity and respect.
Hundreds of residents came to San Antonio in April to participate in EMRA and CORD events during Academic Assembly! Here are the highlights.
Nitrous oxide toxicity is an uncommonly encountered patient complaint in the ED; however, it is a diagnosis to remember as street use surges.
Controversies Surrounding Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia in the ED Ultrasound guided regional anesthesia was first introduced in 1994, and it has since become a powerful tool for achieving ade
5-Step Approach to Marine Envenomations When medical toxicologist Matthew Sztajnkrycer, MD, FACEP, was a second-year resident, he answered a truly strange telemetry call. EMS had arrived on scene of
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Creating Safe Harbors: Rethinking Tort Reform More than 75% of physicians will face a medical malpractice claim over the course of their career.1 This experience is often emotionally and financially