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Fourth-year medical students interested in residency training are encouraged to apply for an elective rotation in our emergency department. We accept visiting residents from all United States allopathic and osteopathic schools. There are three medical student rotations to choose from:
This rotation focuses primarily on adult emergency medicine and it is the most common rotation done by visiting students. Most students work approximately 15 eight-hour shifts during the rotation. Rotation length is four weeks.
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
This rotation focuses primarily on pediatric emergency medicine in our department's Children's Emergency Center. Most students work approximately 15 eight-hour shifts. Rotation length is four weeks.
During this rotation you will learn the basics of clinical ultrasound. Participants will work closely with the emergency ultrasound fellowship. Didactic training is provided both in small group discussion and on-line. Each medical student works approximately 12 shifts in the emergency department scanning a variety of patients. Typically students complete between 200 and 300 ultrasound examinations. Rotation length is four weeks.
This very popular rotation is conducted only during the month of September. It is a four-week rotation that focuses on environmental medicine pathology and uses a combination of lectures and hands-on training sessions to teach participants on how to deal with emergencies in remote areas. Experiences include the following:
The rotation is open to 4th-year medical students as well as residents from other institutions. The point of contact for this rotation is Robin Dolge at email@example.com.