Albert Einstein Medical Center

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History

Albert Einstein Medical Center formed from the merger of Jewish, Mount Sinai and Northern Liberties Hospitals in 1951. The main campus is Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia in North Philadelphia. The emergency medicine residency also sends residents to the community hospital, Einstein Medical Center Montgomery, as well as several neighboring healthcare settings for specialty training, such as Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, Temple, and nearby EMS stations.

Residency

The ambulance bay at Albert Einstein Medical Center
  • among the oldest (>35 years) EM residency programs in the country
  • high volume, with >110,000 ED patients annually
    • level 1 urban trauma center and suburban community campus span the socioeconomic and ethnic spectrum
    • diversity of disease provides a breadth of clinical opportunity
    • >1,100 major trauma patients annually
  • adult and pediatric patients seen in emergency departments
    • dedicated pediatric emergency and ICU experiences at CHOP, St. Christopher Hospital for Children
  • critical care experience in medical, surgical, cardiac, pediatric, neonatal ICU settings
  • simulation center
  • accepts 15 DO/MD residents per year and 2 physician assistant residents
    • fully accredited AOA and ACGME-approved combined Emergency Medicine residency
    • participates in both the AOA and ACGME matches
    • holds the maximum ten-year accreditation status from the ACGME-RRC
  • 40+ board-certified faculty members
    • diverse specialty training in such fields as critical care, ultrasound, toxicology, EMS, Special Operations Medicine, and Disaster Management

Curriculum

  • 4 weeks per block, 13 blocks per academic year
  • 20 days of paid vacation (Including either Christmas or New Year's Eve week off)
  • The curriculum is evaluated multiple times annually with resident feedback, evolving to fit educational needs and ensuring a variety of experiences and learning environments.

PGY1

  • Intern orientation (simulation, lab, intern curriculum): 4 weeks
  • Emergency Medicine: 18 weeks
  • Peds Emergency Medicine (St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children): 3 weeks
  • Trauma/SICU: 4 weeks
  • MICU: 4 weeks
  • CCU: 4 weeks
  • OB/GYN: 4 weeks
  • Anesthesia: 3 weeks
  • Radiology: 2 weeks
  • Toxicology: 2 weeks
  • Vacation: 4 weeks

PGY2

  • Emergency Medicine: 30 weeks (26 weeks at main campus and 4 weeks at community hospital)
  • MICU: 4 weeks
  • NICU: 4 weeks
  • Ultrasound: 2 weeks
  • Orthopedics: 2 weeks
  • Neurology: 2 weeks
  • ENT: 1.5 weeks
  • Ophthalmology: 1.5 weeks
  • Lab week: 1 week
  • Vacation: 4 weeks

PGY3

  • Emergency Medicine: 26 weeks (22 at main campus and 4 weeks at community campus)
  • Peds Emergency Medicine (CHOP): 4 weeks
  • PICU (CHOP): 4 weeks
  • Burn ICU (Temple University ): 4 weeks
  • Toxicology: 2 weeks (elective time if toxicology completed as PGY1)
  • Scholars: 2.5 weeks
  • EMS: 2.5 weeks
  • Elective: 2 weeks
  • Lab week: 1 week
  • Vacation: 4 weeks

PGY4

  • Emergency Medicine: 30 weeks (22 weeks at main campus and 8 weeks at community campus)
  • Peds Emergency Medicine (CHOP): 4 weeks
  • CT-ICU: 4 weeks
  • Admin: 4 weeks
  • Scholars: 2.5 weeks
  • Elective: 2.5 weeks
  • Lab week: 1 week
  • Vacation: 4 weeks

Electives

  • Ultrasound, Pediatric Anesthesia, Cardiology, Sim, Toxicology, Dental, Hyperbarics, International, Wilderness Medicine, etc

Fellowships

  • EMS
  • Toxicology

Contact Information

5501 Old York Road, Korman B-9

Philadelphia, PA 19141

215-456-3480

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