Course Catalog

EMED 313D. Emergency Medicine Clerkship (KPMC)

S1 Open to Visitors

Department
Emergency Medicine
Courses      Clerkships


Description
Orientation will occur on the first day of the rotation in the GME office (Dept. 384 MOB, Susan Krause). Please arrive at 0900 on Monday morning in the GME office for paperwork and photo ID, unless otherwise notified. An orientation video and a copy of “An Introduction to Clinical Emergency Medicine, Mahadevan/Garmel, 2nd ed.”, will be provided by the GME office for use during the rotation. Faculty will orient medical students to the Emergency Department after your meeting in the GME office. Clinical shifts will consist of approximately 14 8-10 hour shifts, which will be a mix of daytime, evening, overnight, and weekend shifts. Students will usually work 1:1 with an EM attending to maximize learning. Each patient seen by the student is presented to an EM attending staff physician. Students should present each patient upon completing history and physical examination in a timely fashion. EM residents will give daily informal lectures at 4pm, which students are encouraged to attend. Attendance at Wednesday morning residency conferences and Thursday morning medical student conferences at Stanford is mandatory. A sign-in sheet will be kept at each conference. Reading from the textbook and from journal articles is expected on each patient after your shift and on days off. Students are also expected to attend monthly Journal Club dinner with the residency program (details and articles provided). Open for visiting students (Stanford and UCSF students get first priority).

Prerequisites
Surgery 300A, Medicine 300A, Obstetrics & Gynecology 300A and Pediatric 300A, passing score USMLE I (and II if taken) on first attempt. For visiting students, core clerkships must be completed with passing grades in Internal Medicine, Surgery, Pediatrics, and OB/GYN.

Periods Available
2-12, full-time for four weeks. 2 students per period. Occasional adjustments in dates.

Reporting Instructions:
Where: Kaiser Permanente Medical Center Emergency Department, Santa Clara, CA; Time: TBA. Prior to first shift - report to GME office, Homestead Medical Office Building at 710 Lawrence Expressway, Dept 384.

Units 6       Drop Code T       Call Code 2

Director:
Alice Chao, M.D.

Other Faculty
Staff

Coordinator
Susan Krause (408-851-3836) 710 Lawrence Expressway, Dept 384, Santa Clara.


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

 

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