Welcome to the Department of Emergency Medicine

​The Department of Emergency Medicine at the Valleywise Health campus in Phoenix, Arizona serves as the primary training site for the Creighton/Maricopa Emergency Medicine Residency and as the academic emergency department for Creighton University School of Medicine and the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix.

We at Valleywise Health are a family of nationally recognized residents, faculty, and staff dedicated to delivering preeminent evidence-based care to our patients through education, leadership and research. Our faculty’s dedication and commitment to emergency medicine and resident education are unparalleled, and they enable us to provide exceptional care to a high volume of high acuity presentations while developing the future leaders of Emergency Medicine. Our team’s shared vision drives innovative emergency medicine care in our department through research, learning, and quality improvement.

I proudly chair a department with a group of faculty dedicated to meeting the needs of our community, developing the future of emergency medicine, and creating an environment where training and education are fostered.

​Jeffrey Stowell, MD
Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine
Valleywise Health
Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine – University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix
Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine – Creighton University School of Medicine​


Jeff Stowell, MD