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Emergency Department

The Frank and Caroline Gannett Emergency Center

24 bed unit

This is a fast-paced Adult Emergency Department (ED), a state-of-the-art facility that manages more than 100,000 visits a year and is one of the busiest trauma centers in the country. It is the only Level I trauma hospital in the area. Responsible for treating a diverse patient population for everything from splinters to strokes to traumatic injuries. It’s a challenging job with powerful payback: the satisfaction of knowing you made a difference in the lives of patients and families.

Observation Units are the newest and fastest growing level of care in the acute care hospitals. The Observation Unit at University of Rochester Medical Center is the largest Observation Unit in the country and has been recognized Nationally as a model for Excellence.

Emergency Department Observation Unit I

24 bed unit

The Observation unit cares for adult patients needing additional observation to determine if the patients condition is serious enough for admission to the hospital or if the patient can be treated and released home safely. The Observation unit is a very fast paced environment that turns over 20 to 27 patients per day, with an average length of stay of 27 hours. The unit has 24/7 provider coverage.

Pediatric Emergency Department

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Psychiatric Emergency Program

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