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.

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What's the T? Caring for Transgender Individuals in the Emergency Department Recently, I had my first experience caring for a transgender patient in the emergency department. The patient's chief comp
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