Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency (HAEMR)
The Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) is a three-year program (PGY-1 to PGY-3). The residency is centered at BIDMC’s Level I trauma center, which treats 57,000 patients each year. Residents also rotate at Children's Hospital Boston and Tufts Medical Center in Boston, and nearby community hospitals including Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Needham, Mount Auburn Hospital, Signature Healthcare-Brockton Hospital, Cambridge Health Alliance, St. Vincent Hospital and St. Luke's Hospital. This program also takes advantage of the unique academic opportunities at Harvard Medical School, the Harvard teaching hospitals and the Harvard School of Public Health.
During the clinical experience, residents are closely supervised and given graded responsibility for patient care and ultimately for patient flow in the ED. Additionally, residents are taught how to supervise medical students and other residents and how to teach the practice of Emergency Medicine. Residents teach medical students and prehospital personnel and contribute to the didactic program. Senior residents take on the responsibility of supervising junior residents in the clinical arena.Follow us on Twitter
Residents also develop the research and academic skills required for a career in academic Emergency Medicine. Participation in research is promoted through a system of mentorship, journal club participation, and a didactic program that teaches research design and statistical methods.