Education & training
Emergency medicine physician are 'acute generalists' with specialist skills in resuscitation and diagnosis in the acute phase of illness. Emergency medicine clinicians provide care for patients in all age groups and with a wide range of clinical needs. Emergency doctors assist patients in need of acute, life-saving care. These physicians must think and act quickly to diagnose and treat patients, providing cardiac life support, trauma care, and other actions that help patients in life-threatening scenarios.