Department of Emergency Medicine (UMKC)

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Department of Emergency Medicine (UMKC)

 

Truman Medical Center (TMC) is the primary teaching hospital for the University of Missouri at Kansas City, School of Medicine. TMC Hospital Hill campus is a Missouri State designated Level I Trauma Center and the only hospital in downtown Kansas City, MO. The Emergency Department has about 60,000 adult patient visits per year and hosts one of the oldest emergency medicine residencies in the country (founded in 1973). The residency has 10 residents per year in a 1, 2, 3 format. The ED has 51 rooms including 3 trauma rooms and a 7 bed urgent care area staffed by nurse practitioners. Radiology is in the ED and includes a 128 slice CT scanner.

As any academic medical center, TMC has multiple missions. Our primary focus is on providing excellent patient care.