Program Mission and Goals


The Program Director, staff, and faculty of the Department of Emergency Medicine are committed to providing the highest quality education to students and residents. By consistently adhering to national educational standards, by successful innovation, and by motivating individuals to achieve to their highest potential we strive to develop professional, practice-ready emergency  physicians.


  • We will consistently fill our training program with the highest quality medical students and maintain academic diversity.
  • We will utilize a curriculum and evaluation plan that enables each resident to become practice-ready by obtaining competency in the six emergency medicine specific core competencies.
  • We will prepare our graduates to succeed in a professional leadership position.
  • We will assure quality and demonstrate quality improvements.