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North Florida’s Emergency Medicine Residency Program

North Florida EM 2022-23 Interview Season Update

North Florida EM wants you to know the following about our interviewing process, which is in accordance with the AAMC Interview Guidance for the 2022-2023 Residency Cycle , CORD Recommendations for EM Recruitment Season 2022-2023 and The Match Code of Conduct for Programs.

Application Review:

  • Our faculty have participated in Implicit Bias training, a mission statement deep dive and holistic application review training.
  • We will be looking at your WHOLE application, please have patience with us! 

Invites to Interview:

  • We will be releasing our invites to interview through a program called 3rdFriday.
  • Invites will be released in stages between 10/10 and mid-November.
  • We will not release more invites than we have interview spots available!
  • Applicants will have three days to schedule or decline an interview (wait-listing is available).

Canceling Interviews:

  • Cancelling is available and we ask that any cancelations occur TWO weeks prior to the interview date.

Season Overview:

  • All interviews will be virtual this season.
  • They will be scheduled through 3rdFriday.
  • A virtual resident-only happy hour is available for each interview! (Maybe the most important part right?)
  • Two IN-PERSON second looks are available to ALL interviewees in January and February. (These are OPTIONAL and not part of the interviews)

Interview Days

  • Interviewees with join an AM  or a PM session on a Wednesday or Thursday.

We are Florida’s premier community EM program and are focused on training emergency physicians who know how to be leaders in their hospitals. Whether it is leading an ICU team, working with an interprofessional team on sepsis mortality, or managing multiple resuscitations, by the end of residency our program will train you clinically and professionally. Our program is a 3-year Emergency Medicine residency in a busy, successful, and high-acuity Emergency Department.

Our program emphasizes clinical excellence and gives residents the foundations to succeed. Our curriculum is crafted around problem-based learning and online-resource utilization. Adult learners will have didactics, FOAMED integration, simulation, small group scenarios and their own educator roles to augment their learning. All didactics are focused on emphasizing what you need to know when practicing high-quality Emergency Medicine in the real world. Our clinical faculty are experienced and each provides unique expertise. We have two Fellowship-trained Ultrasound Directors, a multi-county EMS Director, and highly-involved Medical Director.

A bunch of us from North Florida electively chose to make our way to a bitter cold lake in Minnesota for some ice fishing 🥶

It was awesome 🎣

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Our awesome PD put together this visual + links on the latest studies in regards to the EM workforce data. @HoelleMD will be completing a Q+A over the next 24 hours on our IG page @NorthFloridaEM ! #EMbound #MedstudentTwitter

✨ In thyroid storm, there is a specific order of tx: 1mg of propanol, PTU 500 mg load, wait 60 min, 5 drops of potassium iodine, then Hydrocortisone 100mg

✨ Prior to completing I&D, ask pts if they have any history of valve disorders as they may need antibiotic prophylaxis

It’s one of the best segments of the year for us in didactics—The Difficult Airway Course. Spread out over 2 weeks, we aim to advance our airway skills practicing algorithms and our skills to have composure with the most complicated airways.
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Reasons why you will like @northfloridaem
🔥UNAPPOSED procedures! ALL of them!
🔥Mentor Family is THERE 4u.
🔥 Ah-maz-ing PD! 😜

Our faculty are ambitious and have always gone above and beyond for us. We wanted make sure to congratulate both @DMoraMD and @TomBentleyMD for an incredible accomplishment of being elected to the @FCEP Board of Directors earlier this month! #EMBound #MedstudentTwitter #Match2023


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An innovative curriculum

Designed around new, innovative teaching methods being pioneered in emergency medicine right now, we have developed a curriculum that engages all types of learners.

  • FOAMed – Based on the famous Foundations of Emergency Medicine Curriculum, we have ensured our residents have access to EM:Rap, Hippo Education, PeerIX, Rosh Review, and Tintinalli’s e-book without any fees!

  • Protected Conference Time – Faculty will cover the ED to ensure you will be able to attend conference. We being prepping you for your board cases from day 1 in conference so you will have no trouble after residency!

  • Research – As part of a larger network of hospitals, those with a research interest will have ample opportunities to thrive. In addition to traditional research interests, our department has numerous quality improvement projects as we are always striving to improve care. In addition to access to our faculty, as an HCA hospital, you will have access to HCA data from over 300 other hospitals for your research!

  • Medical Education – Residents will have the opportunity teach medical students as they rotate through the department. In the final year of residency, residents have the opportunity to learn more formal teaching methods as part of our medical education elective.

  • High Volume – With over 109,000 visits to the ED every year, residents will be treating high acuity patients as part of an interdisciplinary team where resident education is paramount. In our first year, residents have performed more intubations, central lines, chest tubes, etc. than many other programs!

No matter your interest, North Florida is prepared to help you jump start your career in emergency medicine.

Our Curriculum

Message from the Program Director

Program Highlights

  • Busy, high acuity patient population with 44% of patients requiring admission.
  • Stable, talented and dedicated faculty. Practicing in our ED for the last 30 years, our faculty are successful and committed to your success.
  • Experience in multiple ED settings from freestanding EDs to a high acuity ED to a pediatric specialty hospital ED so you can hone your skills in any environment you want to practice in.
  • Active Research resource team with engaged director providing opportunities for involvement on all levels of research.
  • A Medical Director with corporate level expertise on successful EM processes.

We have a rigorous Medical Student experience available to student applicants! Our faculty and residents are looking forward to applicants for the next class. Contact us to learn more about the North Florida Emergency Medicine Residency Program!


Robyn Hoelle, MD, FACEP
Associate Professor
Residency Program Director
Chairman of Emergency Medicine

Tom Bentley, MD, FACEP
Assistant Professor
Associate Program Director
Medical Student Clerkship Director

Diana Mora, MD, FACEP
Assistant Professor
Associate Program Director
Ultrasound Director

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Our Program

Learn more about our residency, what makes us unique, and why training with us will prepare you for real world emergency medicine.


Learn more about our residents, faculty, and staff by reading their biographies here


Current projects include projects focusing on EM use of Ketamine, TBI, EM Residency Education, EMS, Sepsis, Peripheral Nerve blocks and more!

Medical Students

Learn about our medical student education, advantages to our rotation, and how to be a great EM rotator!