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.

Related Events

Community Health Forum: Spotlight on Health

Saturday, May 30, 2015 Many District of Columbia residents are not receiving adequate healthcare services. This event is designed to bring preventive services to communities to help educate, inform and reduce the health disparities in the Washington, DC area.

Walk 2 Win The Fight Against Prostate Cancer

Saturday, June 06, 2015

The funds raised for the Walk 2 Win will have a tremendous benefit on our Prostate Cancer Programs at Howard University Cancer Center.

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