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The Department of Emergency Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia serves the people of Georgia though our missions of education, research and excellence in clinical care. 

Our goals are to provide the highest quality emergency and urgent medical care to our patients within the setting of cutting-edge research, training and education. This high level of service will be provided to both adults and children in the Augusta University and Children’s Hospital of Georgia emergency departments.

The Emergency Medicine Physicians, Residents, Nurses and Ancillary healthcare professionals provide the highest level of medical care that only an Academic Medical Center can provide. The Department not only renders emergency care to the sick and injured, it also produces cutting edge research and are national leaders in operational medicine, ED Management, Pediatric Emergency Medicine and emergency medicine ultrasound. The department is also a pioneer in the development of novel solutions to improve patient triage, tracking and flow and staffing to maximize efficiency and economy.

Become part of a fast-paced team trained for virtually any emergency. Work alongside EM faculty to learn life-saving procedures. Collaborate on research with other departments within MCG.the Medical College of Geo

The department is also home to the Center of Operational Medicine. The COM's goal is to promote excellence in emergency medical care through education, training, research, and operational support.

Pavilion II
Room 2039

Medical Center Emergency Department
1120 15th Street
Augusta, GA  30912-5563



  • Affiliation with the United States Army allows clinical opportunities beyond MCG.


  • Research in Emergency Medicine encompasses many different disciplines and themes.

  • Help a variety of ailments in infant to adult patients. 

Emergency Medicine News

Five women with award

‘We’re breaking barriers’: MCG students awarded for fight to end ‘period poverty’ on campus, in community

PERIOD Augusta University has raised $1,751 via GoFundMe, purchased 7,556 products, donated 3,000 products via various free health clinics that partner with Augusta University and participated in health fairs.

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MCG Center of Operational Medicine develops collaboration with FBI medical program

Dr. Amado Alejandro Baez has been appointed physician leader for the medical oversight program of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Atlanta field office.

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Royer named 2021 Resident of the Year

Dr. Stanton Royer, an emergency medicine physician who just finished his residency training program at the Medical College of Georgia and Augusta University Health, is the recipient of the Walter J. Moore Outstanding Housestaff Award.

Man in green scrubs in the emergency room

Medical College of Georgia expert: Watch for signs to indicate a child may be being abused

As people begin to gather again, more signs of child abuse will come to light, says an expert at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University.