Department of Emergency Medicine

Emergency surgery in operating room
Residency Program

Our four-year curriculum allows residents a greater breadth and depth of clinical experience with unparalleled exposure to pediatrics, ultrasound, and critical care

Learn more about our program

Welcome From Benjamin Sun, MD, MPP – Chair

Our physicians, nurses, residents, and staff work hard every day to keep Penn EM at the forefront of emergency care. We strive to continuously improve care quality, efficiency, and patient experience. Penn Medicine consistently ranks among the top medical centers in the nation, and our Department enjoys high quality consultation services and interactions with top programs in orthopedics, trauma surgery, oncology, neurology and other specialty areas.
Benjamin Sun, MD, MPP

Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine

In This Section

About Us

We are dedicated to delivering exceptional clinical care, training the future leaders of emergency medicine, and creating new knowledge through innovative research.

Faculty and Staff

Meet the faculty and staff for the Department of Emergency Medicine.

Clinical Care

The Department of Emergency Medicine provides clinical care in a number of exciting and diverse venues offering a remarkable breadth and depth of care for our patients. The department runs three emergency departments with over 135,000 annual visits, as well as observation and urgent care units.

Education and Training

Learn more about student education and the internal medicine residency program at the Department of Emergency Medicine and Occupational and Environmental Medicine.

Research

Our Department has a broad range of vigorous research programs, providing opportunities for residents, students and fellows to get involved and pursue scholarly projects.