Division of
Emergency Medicine


The University of Utah Hospital Emergency Department is a fully approved Level 1 Trauma facility and tertiary referral center that is staffed by physicians 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The department has a census of about 36,000 patient visits annually and provides excellent care for acute emergencies in all subspecialties of medicine and surgery. Patients from all over Utah, Nevada, Wyoming, Idaho and western Colorado are referred to the emergency department for definitive medical care.

All full-time faculty in the division are trained in emergency medicine and certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Attending faculty are on duty 24 hours a day and are directly involved in the clinical training of housestaff and medical students. Academic faculty in the division are active in ongoing clinical trials and research at the University. The division also has a Research Fellowship Training Program and Clinical Toxicology Consult Service. Other specialties within the division include Directors of Emergency Medical Ambulance Services and Disaster Medicine. The Division of Emergency Medicine also runs the AirMed Patient Transport Service.





Physician Opportunities

Rural Academic-Affiliated Community Physician Opportunities

The Division of Emergency Medicine at the University of Utah Health Sciences Center is recruiting for a number of physicians to staff University-affiliated community hospital emergency departments in western Wyoming and Utah regions.  These hospitals are located in rural community sites that will also be used for training medical students, residents, and fellows.  Direct access to the main University hospital will be available by EMR, telemedicine, and air medical transport.  Opportunities for part-time work, off-site CME, and blended academic practices are also available. 

If you are interested in applying go HERE or need more information, please contact us at (801) 581-2417