Providing compassionate, state-of-the-art patient care
Our dedicated team of physicians, nurses, residents, and specialists provide acute and critical care for more than 75,000 visits a year at the Marc and Laura Andreessen Emergency Department, a designated Level I Adult & Pediatric Trauma Center.
We are also dedicated to training medical students and residents in the art of Emergency Medicine. The department offers a four-year residency program to 15 residents each year, providing unique educational experiences in a wide variety of clinical settings. Academic faculty and post-graduates in ACGME-approved fellowships are engaged in active research to develop leading-edge treatments, ensuring patients have access to the most up-to-date therapies available.
Our faculty and staff specialize in providing superb care and training, in particular within the sub-specialties of International Medicine, Wilderness Medicine, Ultrasound, Medical Simulation, Cardiovascular, Emergency Medical Services, and Social and Population Health.
Meet the Faculty
This month, Dr. Sarah Williams, Stanford alumni and now Director of Graduate Medical Education, discusses what makes the Stanford Emergency Department team so special, and shares her not-so-secret love of science fiction.
- Dr. Nancy E. Wang is named 2018 Copello Physicians Health Advocacy Fellow by the National Physicians Alliance.
- Dr. Ken Zafren, clinical professor of emergency medicine, shares tips in a recent Consumer Reports article, "How to stay safe in extreme cold."
- Stanford ED shares an innovative approach to overcrowding in a new Journal of Emergency Nursing article.
- Dr. Peter Acker provided food for thought in a recent SCOPE profile.
- Dr. Mike Gisondi discusses bedside teaching his latest article, "More Learners, Finite Resources, and the Changing Landscape of Procedural Training at Bedside."
- How does a liberal arts degree prepare you for medicine? Watch Dr. Tsuyoshi Mitarai's enlightening presentation to Swarthmore College to find out.