Our Story

  • We are a 3 year program, matching 10 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 >70,000 and a pediatric volume >15,000

  • Our graduates are clinical & academic leaders practicing in 30+ different states

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

Our Hospital: Maine Medical Center 

  • Incorporated in February 1868

  • 650+ bed community-based teaching hospital

  • Over 6,000 employees

  • Partnered with Tufts University School of Medicine

  • 17 Residencies, 11 Fellowships, over 282 residents & fellows

  • Average of 475 rotating 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