EM/CC is one of the fastest growing subspecialties in the field of Emergency Medicine. Washington University has committed to providing up to date critical care training to our Residents, state of the art critical care services for our patient population, and innovative research to challenge the barriers of current critical care practice models.
|EMS Medical Direction
EMS is an exciting and rapidly growing subspecialty of Emergency Medicine. Our EMS Fellowship Program offers broad and varied clinical experience with the unique flexibility to emphasize areas of specific interest to a Fellow.
The EM ultrasound section is committed to educating residents in the newest ultrasound applications within emergency medicine. Section members contributed to the rewriting of the ultrasound education guidelines for the Council of Residency Directors in Emergency Medicine and contribute key advice on national issues.
The focus is our recently built Sim Lab housing four high fidelity METI mannequins as well as a task training room. This is complemented by a large conference room that allows for remote viewing of the lab rooms. While many sim labs have a single educational model to their simulation ours is multi-faceted.
The Toxicology section is made up of members who focus on both clinical and bench top research. They provide a vital service at the medical center and the Regional Poison Control Center.
Pediatric Emergency Medicine is a rapidly growing sub-specialty with important academic output. The Emergency Department at St. Louis Children's hospital is the largest Pediatric Level I Trauma Center in the State of Missouri. We provide state of the art emergency care for over 55,000 acutely ill or injured children per year from all over the region and participate in a large number of academic endeavors. .