Sharp Memorial Hospital Emergency Department

San Diego, California

For more than 65 years, Sharp Memorial Hospital has been dedicated to providing the highest quality, patient-centered care. The hospital is known for outstanding programs in cardiac and vascular care, cancer treatment, orthopedic and neurological services, physical rehabilitation, robotic surgery, and organ transplantation. Sharp Memorial is a Magnet-designated hospital for nursing excellence and earned the Gold Certification for Excellence in Person-Centered Care by Planetree International. The Emergency Department has 310 dedicated emergency professionals committed to providing high quality, compassionate, Emergency and Trauma services to nearly 100,000 people each year.

Sharp Memorial Hospital Emergency Department was the first in San Diego to receive ENA’s prestigious Lantern Award and has received the Lantern recognition for the 4th consecutive time, achieving Lantern designation longer than any other ED in California. The ED team’s mission is to be the best place to work, the best place to practice emergency medicine, and the best place for patients to receive emergency and trauma care. The team has consistently achieved nationally recognized top decile results in staff engagement and satisfaction, physician satisfaction, and in patient satisfaction and quality of emergency care.