Virginia Commonwealth University Department of Emergency Medicine faculty have a wide range or expertise in all aspects of emergency medicine. Many faculty are sub-specialty boarded in EM, or boarded in other specialties in addition to EM. Faculty also participate in many national EM organizations, in addition to providing ground breaking scholarship and research.


The VCU Department of Emergency Medicine accepts 10 new categorical residents each year, and two EM/IM residents. Starting in 2017 we will also take 2 residents a year through the Air Force military match. Our residents dedicate themselves to learning, gaining new skills and serving the community, while also making time for family commitments and extracurricular pursuits.


The VCU Department of Emergency Medicine accepts fellows in Emergency Medical Services, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Resuscitation, Toxicology, and Ultrasound. Our fellows also serve as clinical instructors in emergency medicine and perform clinical shifts as attending physicians.


Graduates from the Department of Emergency Medicine are practicing the highest quality emergency medicine in hospitals all over the world. Lifelong students of medicine, they also serve as instructors and researchers, making their mark on the next generation of emergency medicine physicians as they make significant contributions to science.