Resident and attending physicians in the Department of Emergency Medicine

About us

The Virginia Commonwealth University Department of Emergency Medicine aims to provide the highest quality adult and pediatric emergency patient care, education, and research in Central Virginia. We fulfill this mission by:

  • Providing care for approximately 95,000 patients per year
  • Providing medical direction to the award-winning Richmond Ambulance Authority and to the pre-hospital systems in the surrounding counties
  • Providing poisoning and toxicology education through the Virginia Poison Center
  • Performing groundbreaking research in resuscitation, cardiology, toxicology, neurology and pre-hospital care
  • Educating future leaders in emergency medicine

The department includes four divisions:

Division of Clinical Toxicology

Division of Observation Medicine

Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Division of Emergency Medical Services