University of Massachusetts

History

Its emergency medicine residency and subspecialty fellowship programs prepare emergency medicine physician specialists for academic and community practice. Research activities focus on answering a variety of clinical and basic science questions. Its Continuing Medical Education and International Emergency Medicine Programs provide educational and training opportunities to the national and international Emergency Medicine and Disaster Response communities. The UMMS Disaster Medical Assistance Team (DMAT MA-2) is part of the National Medical Disaster System and responds, if called upon, in the event of national or international medical disasters.

Leadership

  • Department Chair: Gregory Volturo, MD
  • Program Director: Richard Church, MD
  • Associate/Assistant Program Director: Viral Patel, MD
  • Associate/Assistant Program Director: Alexandra Nordberg, MD
  • Research Director: Edwin Boudreaux. PhD

Training Locations

Primary Hospital

UMass Memorial Medical Center-University Campus

Secondary Hospital

UMass Memorial Medical Center - Memorial Campus

Tertiary Hospital

Milford Regional Medical Center

Curriculum

PGY1

  • ED UMass/Memorial/Milford - 6 months
  • Cardiac ICU - 1 m
  • Medical ICU - 1 m
  • ED Pediatrics - 1 m
  • Obstetrics - 1 m
  • Anesthesia/Ultrasound - 1 m
  • Vacation - 3 wks

PGY2

  • ED UMass/Milford - 6 months
  • ED Pediatrics - 1 mo
  • Medical ICU - 1 mo
  • Surgical ICU - 1 mo
  • Toxicology/Ultrasound - 1 mo
  • Trauma - 1 mo
  • Vacation - 1 mo

PGY3

  • ED UMass - 5 months
  • ED Hawaii - 1 mo
  • ED Pediatrics - 1 mo
  • ED Supervisor - 1 mo
  • EMS/Ultrasound - 1 mo
  • ED Pedi/Neonatal ICU - 1 mo
  • Elective - 1 mo
  • Vacation - 1 mo

Electives

Fellowships

  • Disaster Medicine and Emergency Management
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Emergency Medicine Administrative Leadership
  • Emergency Ultrasound
  • International Emergency Medicine
  • Research
  • Toxicology

Contact Information

Residency Coordinator: Jeannine Bottis

External Links

http://www.umassmed.edu/emed

See Also

Authors:

Alex Gregory