Our Story

  • We are a 3 year program, matching 10 PGY-1 residents annually

  • We are home to the first residency program in northern New England, having graduated our first residency class in 1999 

  • Our department is the only Level 1 Trauma center in the state of Maine

  • We are the busiest emergency department in the state with an annual volume greater than 70,000 and a pediatric volume of greater than 15,000

A brief history of our program: 
Our community, city, and residency:

Maine Medical Center 

  • Incorporated in February 1868 
  • 650+ bed community-based teaching hospital
  • Over 6,000 employees 
  • Partnered with Tufts University School of Medicine 
  • 12 Residencies, 8 Fellowships, over 240 residents & fellows 
  • Average of 475 rotating 4th year medical students per year 
"The mission of our department is to provide the highest level of compassionate care to acutely sick or injured patients in our region and state, recruit and train the best physicians in our speciality, and produce high-quality clinical research to shape the future practice of Emergency Medicine" 

- Mike Baumann, MD