Fletcher Allen, a Vermont university hospital and medical center, serves all of
Vermont and the northern New York region. Located in Burlington, Fletcher Allen is a regional, academic healthcare center and teaching hospital in alliance with the University of Vermont.
The Fletcher Allen Emergency Department is dedicated to providing the Burlington community and Vermont/Northern New York region with first-class emergency care. As the only Level I Trauma Center in Vermont, we offer advanced technology and techniques to care for the most seriously ill and injured pediatric and adult patients. Fletcher Allen was the first organization in the United States to be verified as a Level I Trauma Center for both children and adults.
Emergency Department Specialties and Related Services
Fletcher Allen's Emergency Department offers high-quality, 24/7 emergency care. It is a community emergency room for Burlington area residents and a regional resource for patients who require advanced emergency care throughout Vermont, northern New York and parts of New Hampshire.
Emergency Department Directions
Urgent Care Clinic
Fletcher Allen's Walk-In Care Center in Colchester, VT, offers urgent care for non-emergency illnesses and injuries. The Center is open seven days a week with evening hours, and does not require appointments.
Critical Care Transport
Fletcher Allen Coordinated Transport (FACT), our inter-hospital critical care transport service, transports pediatric and adult patients who require critical care from surrounding community hospitals in Vermont, northern New York and New Hampshire to the Fletcher Allen Emergency Department for advanced treatment. FACT has a fleet of three ambulances—two based at Fletcher Allen and one in Malone, NY—each staffed with a critical care nurse and two advanced-level emergency medical technicians.
Emergency Department's Telemedicine
Through our Emergency Department's Telemedicine program, Fletcher Allen trauma surgeons have direct video access to the emergency rooms of 12 community hospitals in rural hospitals in Vermont and northern New York and are available to consult on cases 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Using two-way interactive video, telemedicine allows the patient, local provider and specialist to interact and develop a care plan, without having to transfer the patient to a more specialized care center.
Northern New England Poison Center
The Fletcher Allen Emergency Department is a partner in the Northern New England Poison Center, which provides vital poison and health care information to residents of Vermont, Maine and New Hampshire. The Center also conducts poison education and prevention programs.
Multidisciplinary Emergency Department Team
Caring for patients in the Emergency Department involves collaboration among physicians, physician assistants, nurses, emergency medical technicians, respiratory therapists, social workers, child life specialists, case managers and other specialists. They are joined by students and health professionals-in-training at the University of Vermont—with a shared dedication to providing the best possible care for our patients.
Learn More about the Emergency Department at Fletcher Allen
Explore this site for more information about comprehensive emergency care, including our trauma and burn surgical services, or call us anytime at the numbers above.