Hospital Staffing

The Department of Emergency Medicine's regional clinical activities include the physician and PA staffing for three Emergency Departments, managing a Hospital-based Hyperbaric Medicine/Wound Care Center, and providing outreach through the GW Onsite and GW Lifesavers programs.

The George Washington University Hospital

GW Hospital


900 23rd St, NW
Washington, DC 20037
(202) 715-4000
Toll Free 1-888-449-4677

www.gwhospital.com

Professional services at The GW Hospital Emergency Department (ED) are provided by GW’s Department of Emergency Medicine. The ED is the home institution for the GWUSOM Emergency Medcine Residency and the GWSOM Medical Student Clerkships. The GW Hospital is a busy, urban academic institution that is a level I trauma center and has the full range of adult medical specialties. The Hospital is also certified as a JCAHO stroke center, has an active interventional cardiology program that is designated by the District of Columbia as one of two centers to receive patients with acute myocardial infarctions.

The ED receives 68,000 patient visits per year. The Medical and Nursing Staff provides expedient care for patients with a wide variety of illness severities in a compassionate, prompt, and efficient manner. The GW Hospital ED is one of the few completely paperless departments in the region, using a computer-based electronic record and patient tracking system for all patient care-related activities. The GW ED also provides advanced bedside diagnostic modalities such as sonography that allows faster, more accurate diagnosis and treatment.. George Washington University Hospital. The ED, though a collaboration with the DC Department of Health currently provides “opt-out” bedsie HIV testing for all patients. The ED is a base station for the DC Emergency Medical Services system and has played a leading role in Regional Disaster Planning efforts. The ED has comprehensive patient decontamination facilities that would be used to treat patients with chemical or radiation exposures.

Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) Emergency Department

GW Hospital


8901 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20889-5600
(301) 295-4611
Toll-free 1-800-526-7101

www.wrnmmc.capmed.mil

The George Washington Department of Emergency Medicine has the unique privilege of supporting the mission of the United States Navy to provide the highest level of emergency medical care to the Nation’s active duty military, their family members, and other eligible beneficiaries at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) Emergency Department in Bethesda, Maryland. Physicians and PA’s from our practice provides clinical coverage 24 hours, 7 days a week in this moderate-volume military emergency department. We also provide bedside teching for WRNMMC residents, USUHS medical and physician assistant students.

Washington DC VA Medical Center Emergency Department

VA

50 Irving St. NW
Washington, DC 20422
(202) 745-8000

www.washingtondc.va.gov

The George Washington University Department of Emergency Medicine has the privilege of providing Emergency Physician and PA services to our nation’s Veterans in the ED of the Washington DC VA Medical Center. Faculty from our department provides clinical coverage for this moderate volume emergency department 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Our role includes not only clinical services, but also the continuing education of rotating Internal Medicine residents, medical students from local Universities, and physician assistant students.

The Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine

Wound Care


900 23rd Street NW, Ground Floor
Washington, DC 20037
202-715-5302

In the Wound Healing Center, we use the latest techniques in surgery, hyperbaric oxygen therapy, growth factors and skin substitutes to heal problem wounds. The Gait Lab evaluates the biomechanics of the foot to prevent further ulceration after treatment. Our patients frequently have associated problems that delay wound healing such as diabetes, renal disease, steroid treatment for other diseases, osteomyelitis of the foot and ankle and vasculitis.