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Providing the emergency resources to meet our community's needs

The University Emergency Department, Highlands Emergency Department and the Gardendale Freestanding Emergency Department, are staffed by a combination of our 42 emergency physicians, 30 Emergency Medicine Residents and 9 Advanced Practice Providers. All providers are credentialed to work at both of our facilities.  The clinical operations side the Department of Emergency Medicine is constantly changing to adapt to our health system environment.  We are constantly looking at ways to improve our patient experience, care for patients more efficiently and effectively, and provide the emergency resources that our community needs.