Jackson Health System (Miami)


Academic Excellence from Miami to the World

Welcome to the Jackson Health System/University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Emergency Medicine Residency Program. Our ACGME-approved residency is a 3-year program that includes an optional additional year of an integrated “Academic Pathway” with fellowship opportunities in Critical Care, Research, Education/Simulation, Pre-hospital/Disaster and Administration among others.

We offer a comprehensive patient-centered model designed to train compassionate and expert Emergency Medicine leaders. Our EM residency provides a well-rounded curriculum that conforms to the standards of the ACGME to develop outstanding future clinicians and scholars. Rotation locations include the University of Miami Hospital and Holy Cross Hospital in neighboring Broward County.

Established in the heart of Miami in 1918, Jackson Memorial Hospital is the largest public hospital in the nation. Our emergency department sees an average of 110,000 adults and pediatric visits per year and is home to the only Level One Trauma Center serving the 2.6 million habitants of Miami-Dade County and beyond. As the county’s safety net hospital, we see a broad spectrum of conditions and diseases and proudly make a difference in the lives of our patient population daily. Our entire EM faculty has decades of experience educating students, interns and residents and is dedicated to teaching, promoting and advancing emergency medicine.

Program leadership includes Chief of Emergency Medicine Bobby Kapur MD, MPH, a renowned International EM expert, and Residency Director Amado Alejandro Baez, MD, MSc, MPH, FAAEM, FCCM, an expert in pre-hospital/ disaster medicine, critical care and public health.

We are confident that our unique residency program is what you are looking for. Our experienced friendly staff will make you feel right at home; your exposure to medicine will be like no other; and the result will be an education and work readiness beyond compare. Not to mention the exciting and invigorating lifestyle Miami has to offer! Join the Jackson Health System Emergency Medicine Residency Program: where national expertise meets excellence in global health training. Apply through ERAS now.


  • Department Chair:
    • Girish Bobby Kapur, MD, MPH, FACEP, FAAEM
  • Program Director:
    • Christopher Freeman, MD, FACEP
  • Associate/Assistant Program Director:
    • Partrica De Melo, MD
    • Mark Supino, MD

Training Locations

Primary Hospital

Jackson Memorial Hospital - Miami

Secondary Hospital

Holy Cross - Fort Lauderdale



EM, PEM, Community EM, Cardio/ECC, Rad/US, MICU, Trauma ICU, Anesthesia, OB, Ortho





Contact Information

Isabelle St-Cyr (istcyr@jhsmiami.org)

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