Welcome to the Department of Emergency Medicine. Emergency Medicine became an autonomous academic department within the School of Medicine in 1998, under Dr. Arthur Kellermann's leadership.  In 2007, Dr. Katherine Heilpern was named the Ada Lee and Pete Correll Professor and Chair.  We are dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our patients, the careers of our trainees, the safety of our community, and the health of the world through clinical service, teaching and research.  

  • Emory EM Peachtree Road Race medical team

  • Emory EM Faculty

  • From lab to lens: Emergency Medicine Professor, Dr. Donald Stein's photography show benefits Doctors Without Borders

  • Emory-Georgia Tech team wins NFL Head Health Challenge II for iDETECT brain injury detection

  • Grady Emergency Department - Level 1 Trauma Center

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  • We are Emory Emergency Medicine

EM News and Highlights

EM Grand Rounds: William A. Bornstein, M.D., Ph.D. - August 18, 2015, Steiner Bldg. Auditorium

Emory University Hospital, Emory University Hospital Midtown and Emory Johns Creek Hospital receive 2015 American Heart Association Mission: Lifeline Gold Receiving Center award for outstanding care of patients who suffer severe heart attacks. 

Emory Department of Emergency Medicine enjoys a clean sweep in the Primary Care category for the Emory resident HOPE Awards (House Staff Organization Professional Excellence Award). The winners represent the top 1% of the 1,200 residents at Emory as selected by their peers for exemplifying professionalism. The 2015 winners are Lauren Hudak (overall Winner with highest number of votes), Katherine Nugent and Pearl Arnovitz.

Dr. Laren Hudak: Member Highlight in the May-June 2015 SAEM Newletter

Dr. Hany Atallah:  Simple Changes for ED Results (www.heatlhleadership.com)

Dr. Sheryl Heron honored as the Emory School of Medicine Outstanding Woman in Medicine 2015

Dr. Alex Isakov and the Grady EMS Biosafety Transport Team for Ebola patient, Dr. Brantley

The Grady EMS Biosafety Transport Team is the winner of the 2015 Health-Care Heroes Allied Health Professional award. Emory EM's Dr. Alex Isakov is the team medical director.

Dr. Sheryl Heron receives Healthcare Heros Award

Grady Testing Finds Half Of Atlanta's Newly Diagnosed HIV Patients Have AIDS

Dr. David Wright discusses sports related concussions

Dr. David Wright: Emory-Georgia Tech team wins NFL Head Health Challenge II for iDETECT brain injury detection

Emory emergency and family medicine doctors team up with CDC for Ebola support


EM Events