Emergency Medicine

ACGME Initial Accreditation
100% AOBEM Part 1 board pass rate
Approved 24 positions

“I cannot tell you how lucky I feel to have completed my residency at University Hospitals St. John Medical Center, Westlake. All the physicians, nurses and paramedics prepared me to be the doctor I am today! I feel confident in my knowledge base and my skills because of your program. This is an amazing residency program.”
– Dr. Melanie Aaberg – 2012 Graduate

Program features:

  • Level III Trauma Status
  • Trauma & Life Flight rotations at MetroHealth Medical Center
  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine at Akron Children’s Hospital
  • Weekly Didactics
  • ED Ultrasound training
  • Oral Board Review, Journal Club and Skills Lab
  • ACLS & PALS every 2 years
  • Educational Stipend
  • Community EMS experience
  • Resident Research Project
  • Attend Ohio ACEP & Chicago ACOEP Review Course
Dr. Hillier

"You will get the right blend of autonomy and responsibility.” - Dr. Hillier

Case Mix/Patient Population (only patients evaluated and treated in the ED):

  • 20% of ED Pediatric Patients
  • 79% of ED Adult Patients
  • Percent of ED Adult Patients — 30,402 (79.3%)
  • ~450 Trauma Patients
  • ~350 Surgical (non-trauma)
  • ~33,000 Medical Patients
  • ~1,400 OBG Patients
  • ~600 Psychiatric Patients
  • % Patients hospitalized following treatment (excluding ED) — 8,914 (23.3%)
  • % Patients admitted to Critical Care Units following treatment (excluding observation & number & % of deaths in ED) — 2174 (5.67%)
Anthony Hillier, D.O. (EM4) ranked #2 (99 percentile) in the nation on the ACOEP In-service exam!

Anthony Hillier, D.O. (EM4) ranked #2 (99 percentile) in the nation on the ACOEP In-service exam!

Program Recognitions:

  • FOEM Research Flame Award 2015 – Presented to the ACOEP Residency Program that has achieved the highest average score for Senior Research Papers
  • 2015 Winning Program of the EMRA (Ohio) Quiz Bowl
  • Consortium Applebaum Award for Highest In-Service Scores – 13 out of 19 years

“I just wanted to let you know that the NEOCOM EM Consortium is top notch. The training we get, the skills labs and actually working at UH St. John is invaluable. I think the attendings at UH St. John are top notch as well. If I could do it over again, I would definitely do it at St. John’s. So thanks for everything and keep doing what you do.”
– Dr. Paul “Joe” Porres – 2012 Graduate

Dr. Romanello

Gennaro Romanello, DO, Emergency Medicine Residency Program Director

Tyler Johns, DO

Tyler Johns, DO
Emergency Medicine
Co-Chief 2018-2019

Camilo Mohar

Camilo Mohar
Emergency Medicine
Co-Chief 2018-2019