Emergency Medicine

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Emergency Medicine

Welcome to the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California operating in the LAC+USC Medical Center.

The Department of Emergency Medicine at LAC+USC provides world-class emergency, trauma and medical services to the County's 10 million residents.  It is the County's largest emergency department, the backbone of the County's safety net for emergency care, and the County's "Flagship" trauma center providing more than 28% of all trauma care in Los Angeles County.  The DEM is also the sponsor of one of the largest CME events in Emergency Medicine, Essentials of Emergency Medicine, and offers one of the medical school's most coveted clerkships, winning the award for Educational Excellence in 1997, 2003, 2007, 2009, 2011 and 2014.  Our faculty hold or have held leadership positions in the American Board of Emergency Medicine, the American College of Emergency Physicians and the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine.  Our alumni are spread throughout the nation practicing the specialty in every venue, from small practice groups to large academic centers.  

We're thrilled to announce the Class of 2019!

 Name  Medical School
 Baluzy, Matthew Touro University-California College of Osteopathic Medicine
 Bialczak, Radoslaw University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine
 Eum, Daniel Georgetown University School of Medicine
 Haberman, Zachary Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California
 Hartrich, Molly University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine
 Hellman, Julia University of California, Davis, School of Medicine
 Herzik, Andrew Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
 Irwin, Crystal Touro University-Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine
 Johnson, Daniel Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University
 Keller, Jarod Georgetown University School of Medicine
 Laudenslager, Adam Loma Linda University School of Medicine
 Marvel, James Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
 Memmer, Amy University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine
 Okawa, Kent Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California
 Saade, Nicholas Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California
 Sigman, Lauren Boston University School of Medicine
 Suh, Jean Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine


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Medical response team aids Nepal earthquake victims

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