The Department of Emergency Medicine

The Department of Emergency Medicine at Howard University Hospital provides full service emergency care of both pediatric and adult patients that are sick or have been injured. Our department is staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and receives more than 60,000 patient visits annually.

Featured Services

  • Level 1 Trauma Center
  • Pediatric Care Area
  • Fast Track-Urgent Care Area
  • STEMI Center (Heart Attacks Treatment)
  • Stroke Center
  • OB/GYN Suite
  • Language Interpretation
  • Immediate Bed-side Registration

From the Chair

We provide emergency and urgent care 24 hours a day as a level 1 trauma center for both pediatric and adult patients in the Washington DC area. Learn More.

Related Events

Sickle Cell Awareness Month Blood Drive

Wednesday, September 02, 2015

Plant the seed of hope this September during Sickle Cell Awareness Month by donating blood.


9th Annual Stomp Out Sickle Cell Walk

Saturday, September 12, 2015 The mission of the walk is simple, it is to increase awareness of sickle cell disease and raise money through various fun-filled activities that also encourage healthy lifestyles. Proceeds from the SOS Walk will benefit the Howard University Center for Sickle Cell Disease and Faces of Our Children, Inc.

Smoking Cessation Support Group

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

A monthly support group dedicated to assisting current smokers in their journey to quit.

Department of Emergency Medicine Howard University Hospital
2041 Georgia Avenue NW
Suite 1-400
Washington, DC 20060

Hours of Operation
24 hours
7 days a week