The Department of Emergency Medicine

The Department of Emergency Medicine at Howard University Hospital provides full service emergency care of both pediatric and adult patients that are sick or have been injured. Our department is staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and receives more than 60,000 patient visits annually.

From the Chair

We provides emergency and urgent care 24 hours a day as a level 1 trauma center for both pediatric and adult patients in the Washington DC area. Learn More.

Geoffrey Mountvarner, MD
Emergency Medicine
Chief and Interim Chair
Howard University Hospital

Upcoming Events

21st Annual Roger P. Mason, Sr., M.D. Glaucoma Symposium

Friday, September 19, 2014

Howard University Hospital Department of Ophthalmology in cooperation with the Office of Continuing Medical Education would like to announce its 21st Annual Roger P. Mason, Sr., M.D. Glaucoma Symposium.


Rosemary Williams Breast Cancer Brunch

Sunday, October 05, 2014

Howard University Cancer Center will host the Rosemary Williams Breast Cancer Brunch Sunday, October 5, 2014, 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm at Martin's Crosswinds, 7400 Greenway Center Drive, Greenbelt, MD 20770. The Rosemary Williams Breast Cancer Brunch is named after the late Rosemary Williams who was a tireless advocate for equal access to quality health care for underserved women.

Department of Emergency Medicine Howard University Hospital
2041 Georgia Avenue NW
Suite 1-400
Washington, DC 20060

Hours of Operation
24 hours
7 days a week