UC Irvine's Department of Emergency Medicine is committed to advancing clinical care, education and research to help patients with diverse emergency conditions. We offer patient-centered care, apply cutting edge skills to combat serious illness and injury. In addition, our physicians conduct innovative research aimed at preventing injury and disease.
Faculty members within the UC Irvine's School of Medicine, are highly experienced clinicians who are devoted to training the next generation of emergency care physicians.
Some facts about the Department of Emergency Medicine:
We have 20 full time clinical faculty, 2 research faculty and 8 full time Emergency Medicine fellows.
The Department of Emergency Medicine at UC Irvine is the only academic department in the nation that publishes a full-fledged scientific journal in Emergency Medicine. Started as the California Journal of EM in 2000, the Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Mark Langdorf, and Managing Associate Editor, Dr. Shahram Lotfipour, revamped the journal in 2007 to reflect a unique niche of scholarship focusing on population health, public policy and advocacy, and systems of medical care. The Western Journal Emergency Medicine: Integrating Emergency Care with Population Health, is one of only two fully open-access, Medline indexed, emergency medicine journals in the world. The journal is sponsored by more than 60 academic departments of EM, and is the official journal of the California chapters of AAEM and ACEP, and the national American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians.
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