Welcome to Emergency Medicine

Message from our Chair, Dr. Michael Kamali Dr. Kamali

There has never been a time like now in our Department of Emergency Medicine. The combination of compassionate clinical care, residency education, and clinical and translational research is thriving at the University of Rochester. As a member of the Strong Community for the past 10 years, I have witnessed an explosion of talent merging with state of the art science and world class patient care at our institution.

Michael Kamali, MD, FACEP
Chair, Emergency Medicine
University of Rochester Medical Center
Rochester, NY 14642
Administrative Contact: 585-463-2942
Fax 585-473-3516


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Jeffrey Bazarian, M.D., M.P.H., was among the country's top scientists at the White House on May 29, 2014 as President Obama picked up the national conversation on sports concussions. Bazarian and others were invited by Obama's staff to network, raise awareness, and discuss ways to make sports safer.

Congratulations to Dr. Ryan Bodkin for taking first place at the 2014 Annual CORD Conference faculty CPC competition in New Orleans!

Dr. Anne Brayer received the 5th Annual Dr. David Satcher
Community Health Improvement Award for her work in reducing
injuries in children through the Injury Free Coalition for Kids. She has been involved in this organization for over a decade. This award is a tremendous honor for
Dr. Brayer. Congratulations!

Dr. Shahram Ahari
, PGY1, has won the SAEM travel scholarship to the ACEP
Leadership and Advocacy Conference.

Congratulations to Dr. Aaron Rodriguez, PGY 1. Aaron won runner up for the CPC regional competition at the 2014 Annual CORD Conference in New Orleans.