Stanford Department of Emergency Medicine

The mission of the Stanford Department of Emergency Medicine is to transform healthcare for all by leading in the advancement of emergency medicine through innovation and scientific discovery. We are dedicated to providing career-defining education, leading-edge research, and precision emergency medical care.


Using AI to Save Lives in Rural Alaska

Brian Rice, MD, uses machine learning to analyze medevac utilization in remote areas of Alaska where air transport is the lifeline for emergencies.

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Unveiling Child Trafficking Patterns

Preeti Panda, MD, conducts research to shed light on the socio-economic characteristics of trafficking victims, paving the way for informed policy initiatives in emergency departments.

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Sepsis Test Results in Hours, Not Days

Samuel Yang, MD is accelerating the diagnosis of bloodstream infections, including a novel approach to quickly determine the susceptibility of bacterial pathogens to antibiotics. Read more

Digital Solutions to Create Equity in Mentoring

Dr. Sally Mahmoud-Werthmann is addressing underrepresentation in emergency medicine by developing a virtual mentorship platform to connect mentees with mentors who share similar lived experiences. Read more

Precision EM

The 2023 SAEM Consensus Conference on Precision Emergency Medicine is yielding groundbreaking resources on this new paradigm in patient care.
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Stanford EMED Magazine

Read all about our research and innovation in technology, AI, medical education, pediatric emergency medicine, population health, and more! Read online

StEMI X is October 17!

Mark your calendars for the fourth virtual, free Stanford Emergency Medicine Innovation Symposium featuring national thought leaders and a live pitch competition. Learn more.

Mission-driven Programs

Innovative Research

Our faculty and residents, supported by our robust research enterprise, are exploring innovative ways to advance the field toward Precision Emergency Medicine. Learn more

Education & Training

Situated in Silicon Valley and serving a very diverse population. Stanford training has been at the forefront of medical education for decades. Learn more.

Clinical Excellence

We are transforming care in our Adult ED and Pediatric ED, in Critical Care and Emergency Medical Services and through Quality Improvement.

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