Jacobi Medical Center

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Jacobi is one of 11 acute care hospitals in New York City's public hospital system and is the largest public hospital facility in the Bronx. It serves as a major academic affiliate and teaching site of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. The hospital supports residency-training programs in all specialties and subspecialties. It is a 911-receiving hospital and an ACS Designated Level I Trauma Center for both adult and pediatrics. It is the only Burn Unit in the Bronx and the second largest in New York City. It also serves as the Regional Hyperbaric Center and Regional Snakebite Center for the Tri-state area.

The adult Emergency Department delivers care to approximately 75,000 patients each year. The Pediatric Emergency Department manages nearly 40,000 patients annually, is supervised by Pediatric and Emergency Medicine faculty, and supports a fellowship program in Pediatric Emergency Medicine. The Adult Emergency Department houses 32 beds all fully equipped for critical care in addition to three dedicated resuscitation suites, one orthopedic room, and one asthma room. The Urgent Care / Fast Track Area consists of 13 additional rooms that are contiguous with the main ED. The Pediatric Emergency Department area includes 9 Pediatric regular patient care spaces, 2 resuscitation suites, and a spacious pediatric asthma area.

The Emergency Department at Jacobi has full departmental status within the medical center and all of the faculty have appointments at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.