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.

Upcoming Events

5th Annual Roland B. Scott Memorial Symposium

Thursday, May 07, 2015

Stigma and ignorance prevent many with painful crises from getting adequate relief. The Annual Roland B. Scott Memorial Symposium provides a necessary forum for discussing the importance of managing the diverse set of challenges facing patients with sickle cell 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