Research & Innovation
Emergency Medicine is a rapidly-developing field, and the Department of Emergency Medicine is leading research in a number of areas of specialty, including:
- pre-hospital care
- wilderness medicine
- physician wellness
- pediatric emergency medicine
- international healthcare delivery
- simulation and virtual reality as training tools
- online and application-based diagnostics
The department benefits from collaboration with other departments and disciplines at Stanford, within local Silicon Valley, and across the globe via partnerships with education and healthcare institutions and government organizations.
First-year residents participate in a year-long research curriculum that provides training in skills necessary to develop and implement their research protocol during residency. Based on their ideas and interests, residents are paired with mentors to fully utilize the expertise of the world class environment at Stanford University.