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Welcome to Georgetown.


Thank you for your interest in the Georgetown University Hospital / Washington Hospital Center Residency Training Program in Emergency Medicine.

The program’s official name reflects the partnership between the Georgetown University School of Medicine, the program’s academic home, and the Washington Hospital Center, a nationally recognized teaching hospital and one of the 30 largest hospitals in the nation.

The goal of our program is to graduate superb clinicians and leaders in emergency medicine, Our graduating residents are highly competent, technically proficient, and are passionate about the practice of emergency medicine.

We are also committed to innovation. With advanced capabilities and pioneering programs in medical informatics, simulation training, and emergency ultrasound, we are poised to bring new technologies and new modes of care delivery to the future.

We have the resources, the experience, the energy, the commitment, and the expertise. All we need is you.

Yours truly,
Mark Smith, MD, FACEP
Professor & Chair Emeritus, Department of Emergency Medicine Georgetown University School of Medicine Director, MedStar Institute for Innovation


About Us.

We are committed to furthering our specialty through the development of innovative programs in emergency preparedness, information technology, transport medicine, event medicine, emergency ultrasound, critical care, patient safety, and sports medicine. We produce exceptional, well-rounded emergency physicians capable of responding with speed, skill, confidence, and efficiency to challenges in the ED and beyond.

Driven from the ground up by talented, motivated, and experienced physician faculty, the Georgetown University Hospital/Washington Hospital Center Emergency Medicine Residency Program is a top tier training program. With outstanding clinical sites, enthusiastic institutional support, and a partnership with a nationally-recognized University and its School of Medicine, we are dedicated to practicing state-of-the-art, patient-first emergency care.

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This four week rotation for Georgetown senior medical students includes the following:

  • Clinical shifts in two urban Emergency Departments
  • Simulation Lab with central line, intubation, ultrasound and suture stations
  • Teaching shift with a senior Emergency Medicine Resident
  • Poison Control Center toxicology session
  • Invitation to weekly GU/WHC EM Residency Lecture series

Our students evaluate and treat patients in close conjunction with EM Residents and EM Attending Physicians. Many shifts provide one-on-one teaching with the EM Attending, accelerating your development as a future EM physician.

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The Georgetown University Hospital / Washington Hospital Center Emergency Medicine residency program is a three-year ACGME accredited training program emphasizing critical care, trauma management, and pediatrics.

Focus areas include:

  • Emergency Departments
  • Pediatric EM
  • Critical Care
  • Trauma
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MedStar Washington Hospital Center offers fellowship training in emergency ultrasound, sports medicine, health care policy, simulation & safety and critical care. Additionally, the opportunity exists to advance in other fellowship areas including toxicology and pediatric emergency medicine through our academic affiliates.

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Georgetown University Hospital/Washington Hospital Center Emergency Medicine Training Program host a diverse and well-rounded faculty. Attending physicians at Georgetown University Hospital, Washington Hospital Center, Union Memorial Hospital and Franklin Square Hospital Center are integrated into a single department with a single chair. This ensures a consistent educational mission and sustained mentorship to the residents of the program.

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In our Simulation Training and Education Lab, residents can experience recreated clinical scenarios to further advance their education.

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