Prevent injuries and illnesses that require emergency care. Develop global strategies to measurably improve emergency care. Train the next generation of leaders in academic emergency medicine. By adhering to these strategies, and by leveraging our position of advantage at the interface between inpatient and outpatient care, Michigan EM will continue to lead the way in solving tomorrow’s most urgent and complex issues in patient care. Through the research we conduct, the training we provide, and the care delivery systems we design, we will create the future of emergency medicine. We invite you to join us in this extraordinary—and extraordinarily important—journey. Sincerely, Robert W. Neumar, M.D., Ph.D. Professor and Chair 7