Department of Emergency Medicine
The Department of Emergency Medicine provides a full range of critical care,
medical, surgical and trauma evaluation for the patient requiring emergency
care in this region. Over 72,000 patients are treated annually. Penn Emergency
Medicine faculty are board-certified in emergency medicine and/or internal
medicine and have uncommon experience in the evaluation and stabilization of
complex, undifferentiated, medical or surgical problems. The Department has
developed prioritized care for patients with cardiologic and neurologic emergencies.
The Emergency Medicine program is supported 24 hours a day, seven days a week
by premier radiologic and laboratory technology.
Penn Emergency Medicine also provides several
hybrid emergency services for specialized critical
care. These include: management of major traumatic
injury, hyperbaric medicine and toxicology service.
Minor or non-acute care evaluations are available
in the Emergency Fast Track. A new state-of-the-art
emergency facility features expanded clinical
space, radiology suite and CT scan within the
Emergency Medicine clinical care area.
Jill M. Baren, MD
Vice Chair of Faculty Affairs
Vice Chair of Research
Benjamin Abella, MD, MPhil
Vice Chair of Clinical Operations
Elizabeth M. Datner, MD
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104