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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
706-721-7144
706-721-7718

Medical Center Emergency Department
1120 15th Street
Augusta, GA  30912-5563
706-721-0211
info@augusta.edu
augustahealth.org

Clinical & Business Operations

The Department of Emergency Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University is comprised of Adult and Pediatric Emergency facilities and a Level-1 Trauma center. We service the CSRA in Emergency Medicine and service the surrounding 13 counties in Trauma care. Providing care for over 85,000 patients and 1,500 trauma patients.

Academic & Research Programs

We serve Georgia, and the nation, through the education of students, residents, and post-graduate fellows through clinical research in Emergency Medicine. We strive to produce highly educated physicians in the areas of patient care, medical knowledge, practice-based learning, communication, professionalism, & compassionate care.

Center of Operational Medicine (COM)

The Center of Operational Medicine (COM) is a major division of the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University. The mission of the COM is to promote excellence in emergency medical care in prehospital, austere, and unconventional environments through education, training, research, and operational support.

Highlights

  • 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. 

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