Elmhurst Hospital Center

The Elmhurst Hospital Center, located 20 minutes from midtown Manhattan, is a 613-bed tertiary-care hospital that serves a culturally diverse community of more than one million people. The Elmhurst Hospital Center is a major teaching affiliate of the Icahn School of Medicine. All teaching staff at Elmhurst hold faculty appointments at the Icahn School of Medicine. The hospital provides primary, secondary, and tertiary medical care for the one million residents of western Queens. The emergency service is a 911-receiving center for ambulances provided by the New York City Emergency Medical Services (EMS), with the adult emergency department receiving over 80,000 visits per year. The facility is a regional level-1 trauma receiving center and a stroke center.

Fellows rotate at Elmhurst Hospital Center for adult emergency medicine services, trauma experience and some pediatric emergency medicine shifts.

New York City Poison Control Center

Established in 1955, the New York City Poison Control Center is designated as a Regional Poison Center by the American Association of Poison Control Centers. Serving the 8 million residents of Manhattan, the Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn and Staten Island, the NYC Poison Control Center receives over 70,000 calls annually. Calls originate from homes, emergency departments, work sites and wherever exposure to poisonous substances may have occurred. Approximately 90% of these exposures occur in the home, and more than half of these calls to poison centers involve children under the age of five.

Fellows rotate at the Poison Control Center for their toxicology block.