A four week Emergency Medicine elective is available to allow students to experience the diverse and unique nature of our training program; the fast pace of a busy urban trauma center and the vast pathology of a tertiary care, University Hospital. Students will have primary patient care responsibilities from doorway to diagnosis to disposition while being taught and supervised by an energetic and enthusiastic group of faculty and residents. Visitors will also have the opportunity to attend daily resident conferences and case discussions as well as the student lecture and workshop series.
Throughout the month students will experience the excitement and diversity that is unique to Emergency Medicine as they rotate through a busy municipal level one trauma center as well as the university hospital for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
The Experience includes:
- Busiest trauma center in New York City.
- Busy cardiac referral center.
- Active Ultrasound Program.
- Hyperbaric Medicine Program, Burn Center and Snake-Bite Referral Center.
- Lecture series designed specifically for students in addition to EM residency conference (see below).
- EM textbook provided to students during the rotation.
- Introductions to Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Advanced Trauma Life Support.
- Pre-hospital care experience riding with paramedic ambulance units.
- Optional advisor/mentor system for students interested in a career in Emergency Medicine.
Conferences / Workshops
- Daily & Weekly Conferences with our Faculty and Residents, including:
- Follow-up rounds
- Pediatrics Mock Code
- Procedure Lab
- Board Review
- Morbidity and Mortality
- Combined EM/Trauma Surgery, EM/Peds and EM/IM conferences
- Journal Club
- Student Lecture/Workshop Series: Selected topics include:
- X-ray interpretation
- EKG interpretation
- Evidence Based Medicine
- Clinical case discussions
Applicants applying for residency are encouraged to rotate through the Emergency Department.
For further information please contact:
Smeeta Verma , MD , FACEP
Medical Student Elective Coordinator
Daniel Rothberg, MD, FACEP
Montefiore Site Coordinator