Interest Sections

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Clinical Research

The Department of Emergency Medicine at GW has an active clinical research program that conducts research aimed at improving patient care and outcomes.

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Critical Care

The Critical Care Section strives to advance and improve the delivery of care to critically ill patients across the continuum of care, starting in the emergency department and transitioning to the intensive care unit, through the establishment of multidisciplinary protocols, process improvement, research and medical education.

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Disaster and Operational Medicine

The Emergency Management Section develops emergency management plans on the local and regional level and provides education to the Disaster and Operational Medicine fellows in the discipline of emergency management and prehospital care.

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Education

The Education Section in the Department of Emergency Medicine is dedicated to providing the highest quality medical education in emergency medicine at all levels of training.

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EM Administration/ Operations Research

The EM Administration/Operations Research Interest Section is dedicated to the research, development and implementation of Emergency Department Operations and Administration.

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Emergency Ultrasound

The Section of Emergency Ultrasound teaches focused clinical ultrasound to students, residents, and fellows at GW, and performs research to discover new ways to improve patient care using clinician-performed ultrasound.

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Family Medicine

Family Medicine faculty and fellows to provide mentorship and teaching to medical students at the School of Medicine while providing clinical services at the GW Medical Faculty Associates Immediate Primary Care sites.

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Health Equity

The Health Equity section focuses on educational, research, clinical and community activities that support the highest level of health for all people.

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Health Policy

Our section is dedicated to educating residents and medical students about how the current health care policy environment impacts our practice as physicians.

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Injury Prevention & Toxicology

The goal of the Center for Injury Prevention and Control is to promote existing prevention methods and to optimize trauma care through education, collaboration with the community, and engaging in research contributing to the advancement of the field.

The Toxicology Interest Section provides a forum for GW physicians, residents, and students with an interest in toxicology to share ideas, research projects, and training opportunities.

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Innovative Practice

The Innovative Practice and Telehealth Section is focused on leveraging physician skill sets in new ways that go beyond the boundaries of hospitals and clinics.

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International Emergency Medicine

Our international emergency medicine programs and activities serve to strengthen the health and welfare of our local, national and international communities through research, education, training, and consultative support.