Become a national leader in emergency medicine

Challenging residency produces tomorrow’s leaders

Trainees gain the knowledge and skills necessary to become outstanding physicians.

  • Large, diverse patient population
  • Nationally recognized educators
  • Strong research opportunities
  • Innovative curriculum
  • Advanced facilities

Gain cutting-edge skills in a dynamic, urban and suburban setting

80 Full-time Faculty
55,000 pediatric emergency department visits annually
Level 1 Trauma Center
7 Fellowship Programs
One of the highest emergency department volume in the state
140,000 adult patient visits annually across three sites

Advanced fellowships launch
exceptional careers

Our programs attract high-caliber candidates eager to receive advanced training in their chosen specialty from nationally recognized educators in the field of emergency medicine.

Critical Care Medicine

EM/CCM is one of the fastest growing subspecialties in the field of Emergency Medicine,  providing state of the art critical care medicine services for our patient population.


Washington University EMS is Missouri’s first and only physician-based, licensed Emergency Medical Response Agency (EMRA).

Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Our purpose is to service children and families in crisis to prevent and treat acute illness and injury in children.


The Emergency Care Research Section (ECRS) is dedicated fulfilling the research mission of Emergency Medicine by performing high quality Emergency Care Research.


The Toxicology section features a growing faculty consisting of national leaders in the specialty of medical toxicology.  We offer a fun cutting edge, and engaging educational experience to fellows, residents, and medical students.


The EM Ultrasound section is committed to educating residents and fellows in the newest ultrasound applications within Emergency Medicine.

WashU School of Medicine offers
a world-class experience