Department of Emergency Medicine

About Us

  • The Department of Emergency Medicine at SRM Medical College was established in the year 2015 and it is one of the few, well equipped, Infrastructed, busiest Emergency Department in Chennai, It is a LEVEL 1 trauma center and provides level 1 Emergency Services, located in NH 45 and covers both rural and urban population.
  • Our Department provides the most advanced and personalized emergency medical care to almost 50,000 patients annually.
  • The department provides comprehensive 24*7 medical and surgical care to all victims of acute illness, Our Department is equipped with trained and qualified Emergency Physicians and paramedical and nursing staff to handle all kinds of emergencies.
  • Together as a team, our department works with the motto “Emergencies don’t wait either should you”

Our Vision

  • To improve the treatment outcome and upgrade the treatment to meet International standards, to develop Post-Graduation, and to become a center of excellence in south India in Emergency Medicine

Our Mission

  • To deliver outstanding services in the field of Emergency Medicine with empathy, ethical, and personalized care with qualified emergency physicians and advanced equipment.
  • To educate and train doctors, nurses, and paramedics of the emergency department as well as other departments in providing optimal training in handling all emergencies.
  • To upgrade the department to meet the international norms and standards in patient care, education and research.



  • Competency Based Medical Education for MBBS students.
  • Small group tutorials for teaching knowledge domain and bedside clinical classes for clinical skills teaching.
  • Electives, Early clinical exposure, Clerkship model of clinical postings, Integrated and problem oriented teaching, case based learning, self-directed learning, simulation based learning are some of the novel approaches of teachings we are adopting.
  • Objective based assessment both formative and summative.
  • MD-Emergency Medicine 5 seats per year


Emergency Medicine Department Equipped with Total 43 Beds

1.Triage Area

  • 575 Square feet area
  • Well Equipped Triage area with 3 Beds

2.Resuscitation Area

  • 360 Square feet area
  • Fully Equipped Resuscitation area with air-condition, with 4 beds & Advanced Equipment’s
  • Performing Emergency Procedures and Resuscitation

3. Red Zone

  • 525 Square feet area
  • Equipped with 5 Fully Motorized Beds with air-condition, With Advanced Equipment’s

4. Yellow Zone

  • 1782 Square feet area
  • Equipped with 14 Fully Motorized beds with air -condition & Equipment’s

5.Green Zone

  • 648 Square feet area
  • Equipped with 5 Fully Motorized beds with air-condition.

6.Emergency Ward

  • 924 Square feet area
  • Equipped with 8 beds with Central air-condition

7.OPD consultation area

8.Counceling room 3 nos.

9.Emergency minor OT

10.Emergency X-Ray and USG room

11.Plaster room

12.Police Enquiry room

13.Emergency Major Theater complex

  • Performing Emergency Procedures –Orthopedic-General Surgery-Oral-Maxillofacial Plastic Surgery and obstetric Emergencies with Emergency Labour cot .


  • Advanced ventilators
  • Defibrillators
  • Multipara monitors
  • NIV
  • HFNO
  • Intra-arterial monitoring
  • Point of care machine for Cardiac Enzymes, Electrolytes and ABG
  • USG machine


  • Books central -164
  • Departmental -29
  • Journal(central)-National 62 International 73
  • Journal (departmental)-National 5International 11


  • Development of Standard Operating Protocols(SOPs) for all Emergencies and emergency procedures
  • Implementation of newer teaching methods like Problem-based Learning(PBLs) and flipped classroom methods for UG and PG teaching
  • Competency-based learning – Our lecture classes and clinical postings for undergraduates have now been scheduled based on the competency-based curriculum
  • Skill training for medical and non-medical students and faculty in imparting BLS/ACLS /CCLS/trauma support training with advanced airway, central line, and nerve block mannikins available both in the department and simulation lab.
  • Interdepartmental teaching postgraduate students - involves the departments of MD (Medicine, Pediatrics, Respiratory Medicine), MS (Surgery, Orthopedics)
Books central 164
Departmental 29
Journal (central) National 62 International 73
Journal (departmental) National 5,International 11
MUSEUM Contains mannikins for skill training.
Contains specimen pictures of ECG,XRAY and CT films for learning purpose.
SEMINAR HALL Air Conditioned Seminar Hall of 650 Square Feet with a seating capacity of 40 equipped with trailblazing Audio-Visual aids
DEMO ROOM Air-conditioned demonstration rooms of 528 square feet with a seating capacity of 40 equipped with trailblazing Audio-Visual aids.