A three year Emergency Medicine Residency in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains
Annual Trauma Activations
Square Miles Served
We are a three-year Emergency Medicine residency with an emphasis on developing leaders in the field of Emergency Medicine. During training, our residents learn to use evidence-based medicine to develop clinically sound and culturally sensitive treatment plans.
Our graduates practice in diverse geographic and clinical settings. In the past five years, 40% of our graduates have gone on to fellowships or into academic medicine. Carilion Clinic EM faculty provide emergency care across six Emergency Departments (EDs) in southwest Virginia (SWVA).
We are the only Level 1 Trauma Center and Pediatric ED in the region, Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital (CRMH) is the tertiary/quaternary referral hospital for a catchment area of 6,000 square miles with a population of 1.5 million, seeing over sees over 100,000 annual ED visits and over 2,000 annual trauma activations.
Residents take part a longitudinal EMS and a longitudinal curriculum, with pediatric ED shifts interspersed into ED rotations.
Our residents also have the opportunity to train in both community and rural settings. Residents train at Carilion New River Valley Medical Center, a busy community ED that sees 40,000 patients annually. For a more rural experience, residents rotate through Carilion Franklin Memorial Hospital, a rural ED with 20,000 annual patient visits.
With such diverse training opportunities ranging from urban to rural, our graduates are clinical experts in Emergency Medicine, ready to manage emergencies ranging from gunshot wounds to livestock injuries and everything between.