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Emergency Medicine Categorical Residency Program

The Emergency Medicine Residency program at Indiana University 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.

Register to Match

To register to match with the IU School of Medicine Pediatrics-Emergency Medicine combined residency program, applicants must first register with the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) and complete an application.

ERAS Match Information


The Emergency Medicine Residency curriculum consists of 13 four-week blocks, providing a uniform experience in each clinical rotation.
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Specialty Tracks

Emergency Medicine residents can pursue one of five specialty tracks to gain experience in an area of interest.
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Program Aim

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
    Clinical excellence as the foundation for any type of career in Emergency Medicine
  • Integrity
    Integrity in patient care and in education with adherence to an honor code
  • Leadership
    Providing residents with ample leadership opportunities through ownership of the residency program
  • Respect for Diversity
    Actively cultivating an environment of respect for a diversity of backgrounds and learning styles
  • Self-Driven
    An emphasis on initiative and self-driven education to support life-long learning
  • Supportive Environment
    A supportive, collegial, family environment with an emphasis on wellness to encourage a long-term career in Emergency Medicine

Combined Residency

The IU School of Medicine combined emergency medicine and pediatrics residency is a five-year, ACGME-accredited program. Two positions are offered each year.

Current Residents

IU School of Medicine residents in the categorical and Emergency Medicine/Pediatrics combined residency programs train with accomplished faculty physicians to prepare for a broad range of careers.


Graduates of the Emergency Medicine Residency program are practicing medicine all over the United States, creating a large and active network.