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Section of Emergency Medicine

Houston, Texas

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Department of Medicine - Section of Emergency Medicine
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Section of Emergency Medicine

Emergency staff tending to a patientEmergency Medicine is a specialty practice that focuses on the treatment of acute and urgent medical conditions. Emergency practitioners treat the full spectrum of patients using skills ranging from those of a general practitioner to specialists.

The Section of Emergency Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, established in 2009, plays crucial roles in medical education and research. It also provides compassionate, dignified, and state-of-the-art emergency care for residents of Harris County, regardless of insurance coverage, socioeconomic status, native language, literacy, or disability.

Each BCM Emergency Medicine faculty physician is board-certified or board-eligible in the clinical specialty of Emergency Medicine. Located at Ben Taub Hospital, our emergency team includes more than 20 emergency-trained, board certified physicians from leading health care institutions around the country with a diversity of expertise.

Mission

To provide excellence in emergency medicine education, research, and medical service to our patients and community.

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