Location: Omaha, Nebraska
Year founded: 2004
Number of residents: 10 per class, three-year program
Secret weapons (medical)
Fellowship-trained faculty in ultrasound, critical care, sports medicine, EMS, toxicology, health care policy and advocacy, and education. Offers fellowships in ultrasound, informatics, and technology, with plans to inaugurate an EMS fellowship in 2020 and medical education coming in the near future.
Secret weapons (nonmedical)
Omaha is home to one of the world’s best zoos (Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium). Four Fortune 500 headquarters call Omaha home, as does one of the world’s richest people, billionaire Warren Buffett. We host multiple sporting events annually including the NCAA Men’s College World Series and Olympic swim trials. Most important, the Reuben sandwich was invented in Omaha!
Nebraska emergency medicine is the program located closest to the geographical center of the United States of any residency.
—Chad Branecki, MD, program director