Residency: ED Rotation

Emergency Department

Serving over 50,000 patients a year, the 28 bed CHKD Emergency Department (ED) empowers EVMS Pediatric Residents with the skills and knowledge to provide quality emergency care for children.  Residents rotate through the ED in all three years of training under the guidance of board certified attendings.

Common ED Interventions

  • resuscitations
  • ultrasound
  • pediatric trauma
  • lumbar punctures
  • intubations
  • incisions/drainage
  • suturing
  • IV access
  • splinting

Resident coverage is provided in the ED 24/7 with attending supervision.   EVMS Emergency Medicine, EVMS Family Medicine, Portsmouth Navy Pediatrics and Portsmouth Navy Emergency Medicine programs all provide residents that rotate through our Emergency Department.