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Emergency Medicine Research

Advancing The Field of Emergency Medicine

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"Our goal is to become a leading academic emergency medicine program based on impact, training, and funding."

- Timothy Platts-Mills, MD, MSC
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The Department of Emergency Medicine (EM) at the University of North Carolina has an active multi-disciplinary research agenda. The faculty has diverse research interests including basic science, health informatics, EMS systems, health services, medical education, and patient-based clinical research. The department brings in over $10 million annually in external funding and is one of the premier emergency departments in the world for studying emergency health informatics.

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