CINCINNATI - University Hospital started training doctors in Emergency Medicine in 1970. They were the first hospital to do so, and have grown into one of the best units in the country.
"I've seen many major large centers and they don't have what we have, and this city should be thankful for it," said Dr. Arthur Pancioli, Professor and Chairman of Emergency Medicine.
More than 86,000 patients are treated in the emergency department at University Hospital each year.
"This is the city's only Level 1 trauma center," said Dr. Pancioli.
University Hospital recruits medical students from all over the country. They go through a four-year training program. After that they are qualified to run any emergency center in the country.
Dr. Pancioli says the Tri-State is fortunate that many of the doctors trained at University Hospital stay in the area.
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