Department of Emergency Medicine
Emergency medicine is the medical specialty dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of patients seeking urgent care, unforeseen illness or injury, who may be very critical to very stable. It encompasses a unique body of attitude, knowledge and skill towards patient care. The practice of emergency medicine includes the triage, initial resuscitation, evaluation, diagnosis, treatment, and disposition of any patient requiring expeditious medical, surgical, or other specialty care. Emergency medicine may be practiced in a hospital-based, freestanding emergency department (ED), in an urgent care clinic, in an emergency medical response vehicle or at a disaster site.
Emergency medicine professionals provide valuable clinical and administrative services to the emergency department and other sectors of the health care delivery system. These may include and are not limited to:
Emergency Department at PSG Hospitals:
The Department of Emergency Medicine at PSG Hospitals was established in the year 2007 from the old Casualty. This 25 bedded Emergency Room functions 24 X 7 round the clock and is manned by qualified professionals, trained paramedics, adequate support staff, advanced instruments and equipments.
The department comprises of:
The department is supported by multiple facilities:
Courses offered in Emergency Medicine:
1.Masters in Emergency Medicine [MEM] – Duration 3 years
The courses are accredited by ‘Society for Emergency Medicine, India [SEMI]’.
The course curriculum is available on the SEMI website www.semi.org.in
For further details contact the Program Chair Dr.Prakash Mohanasundaram
Download the applications from the PSG Hospitals website www.psghospitals.com
Applications will be open only during specified period.
Eligibility & Selection Criteria:
1. Dr.V.Ramamoorthy MBBS., MD (PMR) – Prof & Head, Dept of Emergency Medicine
3. Dr.V.Raghupathi MBBS., DA – Senior Medical Officer & Tutor
4. Dr.D.Amareswar Reddy MD(EM), Asst Prof