About Us

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.

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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. 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.

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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.

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Telemedicine and the ED: A natural fit

For those of you who think the Emergency Room is a hospital's loss leader, Neal Sikka would beg to differ. Sikka, an associate professor at the George Washington University Department of Emergency ...


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