Program areas at UEMF
The organization undertakes multiple charitable, scientific, and educational purposes, including:(a) providing Emergency medical services and urgent medical care to the sick and injured who may come for diagnosis, treatment, and care without regard to race, color, creed, sex, age or ability to pay for services, and to provide such medical services to all persons who may seek care at rih, tmh, hasbro and npt. (b) coordinating, overseeing, and monitoring clinical programs and services. (c) participating in research to alleviate human suffering. (d) providing teaching services to medical students and to graduates of medical and osteopathic schools who are in postgraduate training programs. (e) employing high-quality teaching and clinical physicians to promote the educational and patient care missions of hospitals. (f) participating in joint planning and delivery of teaching, research, and clinical services.brown Emergency Medicine (Brown em) provides Emergency medical services, conducts medical research, and educates medical residents, fellows, medical students and others. Brown em provides these services through affiliations with rhode island hospital (rih), hasbro children's hospital (hasbro), the miriam hospital (tmh), and newport hospital.brown em is the academic Emergency Medicine physician practice plan of the department of Emergency Medicine at the alpert medical school of Brown university, lifespan's rhode island hospital, and the miriam hospital. With approximately 100 full time physicians and 40 mid-level providers, Brown em provides Emergency department staffing for rih, the region's only level 1 trauma center, hasbro, the state's only children's specialty hospital, tmh, which is a leading community teaching hospital, and newport hospital. All bem member physicians are board certified in Emergency Medicine or pediatric Emergency medicine.during the year ended september 30, 2022, the organization provided Emergency medical care to 221,538 patients. In addition, over 100 residents and half dozen fellows received teaching, hundreds of individuals received training in a simulation center, dozens of medical students from other departments rotated through the Emergency department to receive education services.the organization provides care to certain patients who are uninsured, without charge or at amounts less than its established rates. During the year ended september 30, 2022, expenses estimated at $1m arose from providing services to charity patients. The estimated costs ofproviding charity services are based on a calculation which applies a ratio of costs to charges to the gross uncompensated charges associated with providing care to charity patients.the organization's teaching mission was carried out by 94% of the organization's physicians who are on the faculty at Brown university for the year ended september 30, 2022. The organization's physicians provide teaching services to more than 100 Brown university medical students at a cost to the organization that exceeded the stipend for the teaching services provided. For the year ended september 30, 2022, the organization's contribution to unfunded teaching services is estimated at $6,157,874.the organization also supports its physicians who are involved in studies to further the science of medical research. These physicians typically function as principal investigators or co-investigators on grant-funded studies conducted in conjunction with lifespan and Brown university. For the year ended september 30, 2022, the organization's contribution to unfunded research is estimated at $1,334,464.