Baylor University Medical Center is a Level 1 Trauma Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Chest Pain Center, and Transplant Center located in downtown Dallas serving over 300,000 patients per year. BUMC was founded in 1903 and continues today as a not-for-profit hospital devoted to serving everyone through exemplary healthcare, education, research, and community service. BUMC’s charity care and community-based programs help meet the needs of underrepresented and uninsured Texans.
The BUMC Emergency Department (ED) is a state-of-the-art 85 bed facility staffed by the best and brightest emergency services personnel in the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex. The BUMC ED averages over 100,000 visits per year. Patient acuity is high as demonstrated by a 26.6% admission rate with a 4.3% critical care rate.
About the Program
The BUMC Department of Emergency Medicine has a long and successful history of providing undergraduate and graduate medical education delivered and managed by Residency Trained Board Certified/Eligible Emergency Physicians.
Close to 50% of our attendings are former Chief Residents. Several of our faculty have completed fellowships including: Cardiovascular Emergencies, Emergency Medicine Administration, Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Ultrasound and Sports Medicine.
Many of our faculty are active in research and publication of peer-reviewed journal articles and medical textbooks. We support faculty involvement in local, state and national organized medicine groups to include Texas College of Emergency Physicians, American College of Emergency Physicians, Emergency Medicine Residents Association, etc.
With a 1:2 ratio of students to educators we foster an engaging learning environment that will grant residents unparalleled access to the highest quality emergency medicine education available during their rotations.