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UMass Chan Medical School Department of Emergency Medicine


Who Are We?


We are an academic department of Emergency Medicine which provides emergency medical care at the many of the emergency departments of UMass Memorial Healthcare as well as prehospital care through Worcester EMS and UMass Memorial LifeFlight.

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The Emergency Medicine Residency Training Program at the UMass Chan Medical School is a fully accredited 3-year residency, approved by the Residency Review Committee for Emergency Medicine since 1986. Twelve candidates are accepted into the program each year.

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There are currently eight fellowship training opportunities being offered by the Department of Emergency Medicine, including:
Administrative Leadership
Disaster Medicine
Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
Emergency Ultrasound
Health Equity

Medical Education

Medical Toxicology

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Overdose Prevention Fund


Launched in August 2016, the new Overdose Prevention Fund at the UMass Chan Medical School will power a major academic effort in research, education, and community-based interventions against the overdose epidemic that remains the leading cause of preventable death in the United States.

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