Emergency Medicine Acting Internship

Course Code: EMMD-4000A
Title: Emergency Medicine Acting Internship
Location: Med-University Hospitals

This acting internship will allow the student to learn about the different facets of the specialty of Emergency Medicine. This elective will include intensive, inpatient experiences featuring primary patient care responsibility and direct reporting relationships with faculty and upper level residents. The student will be supervised by an Emergency Medicine faculty member at all times. The student will review and learn procedures and resuscitative skills necessary for management of the emergently ill and undifferentiated patient. There will be a combination of clinical time and educational conferences. The student is encouraged to investigate one topic of interest in-depth for discussion and presentation.

PREREQUISITE: Completion of Medicine, Surgery, and Ob/Gyn Core Clerkships.

NOTE: Students enrolled in EMMD 4000A cannot also be enrolled in EMMD 4002A.

Contact:  Dildred Houston
Department of Emergency Medicine
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
Tel: 216-844-5918
Email: dildred.houston@uhhospitals.org

Students must pre-arrange with Dildred Houston. After receiving confirmation, please submit the elective in the Electives Request Site with a note in the Comments section that you were confirmed for the rotation, by whom and when.

This is an Acting Internship offered to 3rd and 4th year students for 4-weeks only.

This Acting Internship fulfills graduation requirements for one of the two required experiences, but it does not count as one of the primary A.I. experiences. Additional Acting Internships beyond the minimum two will count toward the overall clinical weeks required for graduation.

Visiting students must contact the Case Western Reserve University School of Medical Registrar’s Office once approved by Dildred Houston. CWRU SOM does not participate in VSAS.

This A.I. is scheduled as a 4-week rotation ONLY.

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