Emergency Medicine has a unique position in a healthcare system because of its involvement in pre-hospital programs for the transport of patients to and between hospitals. Emergency Medicine serves as a gateway to the health care system.


The Department of Emergency Medicine is dedicated to improving outcomes of acutely ill and injured patients through high quality, cost efficient care, education, and research. Read more >

Support Emergency Medicine

The University of Pittsburgh appreciates your contribution to research initiatives, equipment needs or educational programs.

Pittsburgh Emergency Medicine Foundation and other University programs provide opportunities to support education and research. Read more >

Current Physician Openings

Physician employment opportunities are available at UPMC Emergency Medicine locations throughout Pittsburgh and western Pennsylvania. Click here to visit the UPMC Emergency Medicine website to view open positions and learn more about working for UPMC Emergency Medicine.