The Pediatric Emergency Medicine fellowship training program prepares physicians to be future leaders in the field of pediatric emergency medicine. The curriculum provides the skills to excel in clinical care, teaching, administration, and research.
The Emergency Department has 40 part- and full-time faculty who are active in research and teaching. The Department received over 100,000 visits in 2011, with the addition of a second emergency department in the most medically underserved part of Washington DC. Children’s National Emergency Department is a level 1 Trauma Center with active trauma services and an integrated Division of Transport Medicine. The PEM faculty members conduct multi-institutional research as one of 20 national members of PECARN (Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network).