Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Emergency Medicine

Chair's Message

It is a pleasure to welcome you to the website for the Department of Emergency Medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Our site celebrates achievements in science, success in medical student and resident education, ongoing developments and improvements in the quality and efficiency of clinical care, and breakthroughs in technology. The department has many facets, including sections of Clinical Operations, Resident Education, Student Education, Health Services Research, Clinical Research, Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Community Outreach, Global Health, and others.

This all comes together through the tireless work of a diverse group of caring professionals. At Feinberg, future generations of emergency medicine physicians learn to provide expert, efficient, safe care as part of a multidisciplinary team committed to service and, further, grow in their ability to become leaders themselves. Our research and care initiatives are focused on advancing the scientific foundations of emergency medicine and improving the environment in which emergency care is provided.

We thank you for taking the time to visit our website and learn about the emergency medicine programs and initiatives at Feinberg. Please contact us with questions and comments.


James G. Adams, MD
Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine
Professor of Emergency Medicine