Program Strengths

Our Emergency Medicine Residency Program is unique.

  • 150,000 emergency department (ED) visits and 5,000+ pediatric visits annually
  • Level II Trauma Designation (seeking Level I) with 2,400+ trauma admissions annually
  • High-acuity patient presentations; over 20% admission rate at Gainesville and Braselton campuses
  • A diverse patient population from 18 counties and four states
  • Wide range of socio-economic status; large Latino community
  • Clinical faculty are part of one of the largest, independent democratic groups in the country with history of advocacy for emergency medicine
  • ED staffed with experienced clinical faculty (never staffed with residents)
  • Circadian scheduling and preferential scheduling for pregnant residents
  • Robust institutional support for GME; excellent benefits and state-of-the-art facilities
  • Geographic proximity to Atlanta, Lake Lanier, Appalachian Mountains and Appalachian Trail
  • A culture of resident ownership of the residency experience
  • Resident committees include: Advocacy, Diversity and Inclusion, Curriculum, Orientation and Recruiting, Wellness