Program Outline

The driving philosophy of the JPS Emergency Medicine (EM) Residency Program is optimal education. To that end we adhere to the Model of the Clinical Practice of Emergency Medicine as the foundation of our core curriculum and its mission. Quality didactics enhance the clinical experience of evaluating and managing patients under direct Faculty supervision both in the Emergency Department and during scheduled rotations on such services as Trauma, Cardiology, Orthopedics, and MICU.

Over the three year curriculum you should expect to:

  • Evaluate and treat all patients with life or limb threatening conditions
  • Learn to multitask while simultaneously managing multiple patients with a range of relative acuities
  • Direct and supervise resuscitation efforts
  • Effectively interact and communicate with patients, their families, and all members of the healthcare team
  • Manage and direct mass casualty situations and participate in disaster planning
  • Develop teaching skills adaptable to a given audience that permits effective communication of critical concepts and actions
  • Attain a solid understanding of EM Administration to include staffing, risk management, quality improvement, and best practices
  • Acquire competence in the critical evaluation of research methodology and current medical literature

Program training format: PGY 1-3
Number of residents per entering class: 12
Year program began: 2011-2012
ACGME Accreditation Category and duration of years approved: Active Continued Accreditation, 10 year cycle.
Next ACGME RRC-EM survey date: February 2023