Emergency & Disaster Global Health

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Emergency & Disaster Global Health (EDGH) focuses on key components of:

  • Disaster medicine
  • International emergency medicine
  • Public health preparedness
  • Humanitarian aid
  • Emergency management
  • Environmental/climate
  • Sociopolitical components that impact global health

Emergency Medical Services

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Emergency Medical Services (EMS) focuses on the evaluation and management of acutely ill or injured patients in the out-of-hospital environment, with conditions requiring urgent medical response, treatment, and transportation to definitive care.

General Emergency Medicine

ER doctors

General Emergency Medicine (GEM) focuses on the care of emergent illnesses or injuries that require immediate medical attention across UT Southwestern and beyond.

Medical Toxicology


Medical Toxicology focuses on providing the diagnosis, management, and prevention of acute/chronic exposure to xenobiotics, and through envenomation.