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

Annual Sickle Cell Education Day

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

Howard University Hospital will serve as a pick up and drop off point for the 8th Annual Sickle Cell Education Day in Annapolis, MD.


Howard University Blood Drive

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Committed, regular blood donors are the backbone of every community blood program. Howard University Hospital and Virginia Blood Services take pride in helping maintain a reliable blood supply year round.


Heart Healthy: Wellness and Prevention Day

Friday, February 26, 2016

Information regarding heart health and tips for prevention heart disease.

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