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Emergency Medicine

Highland Hospital Emergency Department

Emergency Medicine

The Highland Hospital emergency department has 35,000 ED adult patient visits per year. One quarter to one third of the patients are referred by private physicians, and there is good backup from ED physicians and the staff subspecialty attendings. There is no overnight call.

Pediatric Emergency Department

During their first and second years residents also rotate through the pediatric emergency department of a large hospital on the north side of the city. The Rochester General Hospital Pediatric Emergency Department sees over 25,000 visits per year. These very busy rotations provide a broad spectrum of pediatric emergency care.