Montefiore Medical Center is the University Hospital for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. It is a 745-bed facility in the north central Bronx, providing primary through tertiary care. The emergency department serves as a 911 receiving center and the doorway to the hospital's numerous tertiary care services including diagnostic and interventional cardiology, oncology, gerontology, critical care and various surgical subspecialties such as re-implantation, cardiothoracic, transplant, and neurosurgery. The Adult Emergency Department, one of the busiest in the tri-state area, treats approximately 80,000 patients per year.
The Children's Hospital at Montefiore, a state-of-the-art tertiary care facility for children, includes a pediatric Emergency Department which treats approximately 50,000 patients each year. The pediatric ED serves as a training site for a second pediatric emergency medicine fellowship and provides care to a population of children with a relatively high level of acuity and proportion of tertiary care problems.
The Emergency Department at Montefiore has full departmental status within the medical center and all of the faculty have appointments at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.