Emergency Medicine Categorical Residency Program
The Emergency Medicine Residency program at IU School of Medicine teaches residents how to recognize, evaluate and treat all patients with life- or limb- threatening conditions presenting to the emergency department. The program was established in 1976 and is part of a two-campus system with three emergency departments that receive more than a quarter million patient visits a year. The program accepts 21 residents per year and has full accreditation status by the residency review committee.
The Indiana University School of Medicine Department of Emergency Medicine aims to lead the education, science and practice of emergency medicine. The Emergency Medicine Residency program at IU School of Medicine supports this department objective by recruiting high-quality candidates that have the potential to be leaders in the field of emergency medicine. As the only emergency medicine residency in Indiana, IU School of Medicine seeks to train physicians who will excel in all areas of the specialty, including the practice of clinical emergency medicine, departmental leadership, medical education, research and patient advocacy.
Department faculty train future emergency medicine leaders by adhering to a set of core values, including:
- Clinical excellence as the foundation for any type of career in EM
- A supportive, collegial, family environment with an emphasis on wellness to encourage a long-term career in EM
- Actively cultivating an environment of respect for a diversity of backgrounds and learning styles
- Integrity in patient care and in education with adherence to an honor code
- An emphasis on initiative and self-driven education to support life-long learning
- Providing residents with ample leadership opportunities through ownership of the residency program