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Medical Education

Emergency Medicine Residency Curriculum

Maimonides offers a robust 36-month training program in emergency medicine that is divided into four-week blocks as follows:



  • 1 block Orientation to the ED

  • 5.5 blocks in the Adult ED

  • 2 blocks in the Pediatric ED

  • 1 block on the Medical service

  • 3 weeks with the EMS division

  • 3 weeks with Anesthesia and ED Ultrasound

  • 1 block Medical Intensive Care Unit

  • All interns will be supported to attend the annual Society for Academic Emergency Medicine National Meeting


  • 6 blocks in the ED (mixed adult and pediatric shifts)

  • 2 blocks at R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, Maryland

  • 1 block ED Ultrasound

  • 1 block in the Coronary Care Unit

  • 1 block in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

  • 1 block Orthopedics


  • 7.5 blocks in the ED (mixed adult and pediatric shifts)

  • 1 block Pediatric Trauma or International Emergency Medicine

  • 1 block of Administration/Research

  • 1 block Elective

  • 1 block Toxicology at the New York Poison Control Center

  • 0.5 block OB Delivery

  • Support to attend any regional or national meeting in which the resident has research accepted for presentation.

Each year of training includes a total of four weeks vacation.