Emory EMS

Emory Emergency Medical Service (EEMS) is a volunteer EMS organization, operated by students, with oversight from Emory’s Office of Critical Event Preparedness and Response.

Deadline Extended for Freshman and Newly Accepted Transfer Students

Want to learn to become an EMT and Advanced EMT? Members of the Class of 2027 and newly accepted transfer students can submit applications for the Emory EMS Education Program to become certified as EMTs and Advanced EMTs by August 20, 2023 @ 11:59 PM ET. This extended deadline only applies to newly admitted Emory students.

If you are already certified as an EMT, Advanced EMT, or paramedic and are interested in joining Emory EMS in Fall 2023, apply by July 1st, 2023. Please visit the "Emory EMS Team" page of the website for more information.

EEMS provides a medical first responder service for emergency medical care to Emory University students, faculty, staff, visitors, and the surrounding community. EEMS operates 24 hours per day, seven days per week during the fall and spring semesters. The response area includes Emory University’s Clifton Campus and the immediate surrounding facilities, businesses, and roads. EEMS operates two quick response vehicles and other operations vehicles.

EEMS works in coordination with local EMS and fire departments responding to emergency and 911-based calls in the Emory community. In addition, it provides medical standby services for university events. The program also has a strong commitment to community outreach and education.

We provide AED, CPR, bleeding control, and preparedness training to the Emory community.


Emory EMS will be a leader in collegiate EMS systems across the United States, by focusing on delivering quality patient care, providing community and peer education, and by serving the Emory community with distinction.


Provide timely, and high-quality emergency medical care for Emory’s community.

Emory EMS Yearly Statistics


Volunteer Hours




Special Event Standbys


Community Outreach Events

4.26 Minutes

Average Response Time (Fall 2022 - Spring 2023)

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Contact Us

Emory EMS:
For more information, please email Emory EMS at emoryems@emory.edu.
1599 Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA 30322
In Case of Emergency:

For emergencies, please call 911 or Emory’s emergency number, 404.727.6111.