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OHSU Emergency Department

The Department of Emergency Medicine at OHSU is home to 35 full time faculty and another 30 adjunct faculty members under the direction of John Ma, MD, professor and chair. The faculty, residents and staff serve 47,000 patients per year in OHSU's Level 1 Trauma Center. EM faculty also staff an onsite designated Pediatric ED and the Oregon Poison Center. The Department of Emergency Medicine at OHSU is ranked 4th in NIH Funded Research and is home to the Center for Policy and Research in Emergency Medicine (CPR-EM), whose faculty include noted researchers Craig Newgard, MD; John McConnell, PhD; and Ben Sun, MD, among others. Our residency program, led by Program Director Lainie Yarris, MD, currently trains 33 residents and offers a diverse training environment through partnerships at several area hospitals. OHSU offers EM specialty training in the form of select fellowships in: Research, Education, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Toxicology, Ultrasound and Global Health. We are proud to serve OHSU's mission of Healing, Teaching, and Discovery.

Featured News

Introducing the Emergency Medicine Residency Class of 2017

Welcome the Class of 2017

The OHSU Department of Emergency Medicine is excited to announce the 11 incoming interns in the class of 2017. This year we received over 1100 applications for our 11 open positions. On March 21, 2014, the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) released the names of the 11 applicants who matched with OHSU Emergency Medicine.

Meet the New Residents

Emergency Care

From minor injuries to the most complex medical emergencies and trauma care. OHSU is Oregon's 24 hour resource. Visit the OHSU & Doernbecher Emergency Care website for current wait times and additional details.