The GW Medical Faculty Associates Department of Emergency Medicine (DEM) provides emergency patient care to three hospitals, educates the next generation of health professionals and provides a wide range of innovative emergency medicine consulting services.
The DEM is actively involved in a wide range of Emergency Medicine-related clinical, educational, research, and consulting programs. In support of our medical student, resident, and fellowship education programs and clinical research programs, the DEM staffs the ED’s of three hospitals including one hospital-based Hyperbarics/Wound Care program. To learn more about our education and training programs, visit The GW School of Medicine & Health Sciences website. The DEM also offers a wide range of Emergency Medicine consulting activities including: medical support for the travel assistance and commercial shipping industries, staffing solutions for remote clinics, telemedicine-related services, community-oriented emergency care programs.
Our mission is to provide excellent emergency patient care, train the next generation of health professionals, create new knowledge in the fields of Emergency Medicine and Emergency Management, and continually innovate.
Correspondent Brian Todd talks with the MFA Emergency Department physician about safety precautions to help protect hospital workers from MERS. ...More
The GW ER physician recounts the personal and professional challenge of tending to so many bombing victims. ...More
The GW ER physician recounts the personal concern she managed while attending to the constant stream of bombing survivors. ...More