In addition, the EMS Division leads Einstein’s emergency and disaster response, and provides training and guidance to residents and hospital staff.
The mission of the Division is to prepare physicians, nurses, and out-of-hospital emergency care professionals for the challenges of delivering, researching or planning out-of-hospital emergency medical care in any environment.
Areas of expertise for Division members include:
- Hazardous materials
- Weapons of mass destruction
- Technical rescue
- Mass gatherings
- Fire ground operations
- Tactical medicine
- Major incident management
Division members have taught and lectured at local, state and national EMS conferences. They are leaders in EMS and its sub-specialties. Division members and Fellows also serve as Directors and Assistant Medical Directors for Philadelphia-area EMS agencies and are active members of regional EMS Medical Advisory Committees.
Einstein's commitment to care extends beyond hospital walls. Our board-certified Emergency Medical Services physicians work with emergency services at every level to provide medical oversight, guidance, education and advanced clinical care.