Facts & Figures
Year emergency medicine became a recognized specialty
Year DHMC hired its first certified emergency physician
Year DHMC became a Level I Trauma Center
Number of physicians (both residents) who saw patients in DHMC's Emergency Department (ED) before 1982
Number of certified emergency physicians on the staff now
Number of certified emergency physicians in the U.S. now
Number of patients per year seen in DHMC's ED in 1982
Number per year seen now
Year DHMC's first certified emergency physician, Dr. Norman Yanofsky, is retiring as section chief
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