Course Catalog

EMED 313C. Emergency Medicine Clerkship (SCVMC)

S1 Open to Visitors

Department
Emergency Medicine
Courses      Clerkships


Description
Students receive extensive exposure to the full range of contemporary emergency medicine at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center and act as the primary provider to patients presenting for emergency care. Students are expected to manage all aspects of patient care, including initial patient assessment, procedures, specialty consultation, and disposition. The rotation offers significant opportunity for enhancing procedural skills. Completion of the rotation requires 15 9-hour shifts (7am-4pm; 3pm-12am; 11pm-730am) and attendance at all Stanford EM conferences and medical student lectures.

Prerequisites
The following core clerkships are REQUIRED for enrollment: surgery, medicine, pediatrics, and ob/gyn. Please contact clerkship director for exceptions prior to adding the course.

Periods Available
1-12, full-time for four weeks. 2 students per period. No adjustments in date.

Reporting Instructions:
Where: SCVMC (call 1 week prior) [Visitors call Jennifer Bogan (408-885-6298) 2 weeks prior. Will need to provide proof of PPD and malpractice insurance.] Time: Clerkship director to coordinate.

Units 6       Drop Code T       Call Code 2 (weekends as part of regular schedule).

Director:
Jeffrey Chien, M.D. (Email: jeff.d.chien@gmail.com)

Other Faculty
Staff

Coordinator
Jennifer Bogan (408) 885-6298, SCVMC.


* "S1"=Selective Clerkship Category I (Basics in Clinical Care)
"S2"=Selective Clerkship Category II (Subinternship)

 

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