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Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Welcome to the Pediatric Emergency Medicine (PEM) Fellowship.

CCMC emergency entranceThe Emergency Department (ED) is staffed by 13 full time, and two part time PEM-trained attendings who are appointed by Connecticut Children's Medical Center (CCMC) and the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. Residents rotate through the ED from the CCMC/UConn Program in Pediatrics and the Hartford Hospital/UConn Program in Emergency Medicine. CCMC is a tertiary-care referral center for children in Connecticut, as well as neighboring parts of Massachusetts, New York and Rhode Island. It is a Level I pediatric trauma center and also serves as the largest pediatric primary care center between Boston and New York. The hospital provides the full range of pediatric subspecialty care and the ED receives strong consulting support from departments such as Orthopedic Surgery, Oromaxillofacial Surgery, Radiology, Neurosurgery and all of the medical subspecialties. The hospital is located in a culturally diverse neighborhood and enjoys a mixed patient population including Puerto Ricans, African Americans, Caribbean nationalities, Eastern Europeans, Southeast Asians and Caucasian Americans of all socioeconomic backgrounds. The ED has an annual census of approximately 55,000 patients.

For more information, contact:

Fellowship Director: John C. Brancato, MD - jbranca@connecticutchildrens.org

Fellowship Coordinator: Joanne Ramey - Jramey@connecticutchildrens.org