Rotation Highlights

Attending Physician Mentorship
Students will have direct bedside learning and one-on-one clinical teaching from attending physicians while in the ED.

Didactics
On Tuesdays during your rotation, you will meet with a member of our department to discuss important topics in Emergency Medicine.  These lectures will include cardiovascular, neurovascular, GI, obstetrics/gynecologics, toxicology, orthopedics, neurology, sepsis, pediatrics and trauma.

Conferences
On Wednesdays, you will join the residents and faculty for Resident Conference, with additional lectures, discussion and labs. 

Simulation Lab
Students will be given hands-on training in managing cases in our simulation lab.  During which, you will be challenged with real-time decision-making individually, as well as with your team, in treating medically complex patients.  

Suture/Fracture Management Lab
A three hour lab will be offered for students to augment their technical skills.  You will practice various techniques in wound management.  In addition, you will practice the placement of a number of splints in managing fractures and sprains.

EMS
You can schedule an EMS ride-along day for one of your shifts.  You will gain a perspective from the field as to the challenges and approaches used in pre-hospital care.