Emergency Care Services

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. We train physicians, nurses and other health professionals in emergency care and conduct research of emergency conditions that promote patient centered care.

Learn about conditions we treat.

Core Services

Our emergency department offers a level 1 trauma center, a fast track and pediatric area, a stroke center and a STEMI center focused on heart attacks. Our trauma center is the only center in the area to accept pediatric patients as well as adults. So rest assured that if your whole family is involved in a major accident, we can accommodate your whole family.

Level-1 Trauma Center

OB/GYN Suite

Stroke Center

Fast Track/Urgent Care Area

STEMI Center (Heart Attacks Treatment)