Division of Emergency Medicine

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The Division of Emergency Medicine at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia aims to improve the health of children and transform the delivery of pediatric healthcare by conducting high-priority, high quality, innovative research. Recognized thought leaders in their field, the Division’s investigators affect the health and well-being of children by comprehensively addressing important social, biological, and environmental detriments of health for children across the continuum of emergency care – from prevention to recovery.

Researchers in the Division are national leaders in research in part through the Division’s work in the Pediatrics Emergency Care Applied Research Network and other national collaborations.

Research interests in the Division are diverse, with investigators possessing particular expertise in asthma and acute respiratory illness, health services research, pediatric infectious diseases, injuries and injury prevention, pain management, and resuscitation education. Nearly half of faculty members possess advanced training and are highly successful in conducting clinical research.