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.
EM News and Highlights
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.