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EMED 398A. Clinical Elective in Emergency Medicine (SUMC)

Open to Visitors

Emergency Medicine
Courses      Clerkships

Provides an opportunity for a student in the clinical years to have an individualized clinical experience in one of the fields of Emergency Medicine. The quality and duration of the elective will be decided by both the student and a faculty preceptor in the Department of Emergency Medicine. Please note: Students cannot add 398A clerkships directly to their fishbowl schedules through the regular shuffles. Please contact Caroline Cheang in the Office of Medical Student Affairs at or 650-498-7619 with the faculty preceptor’s name and email address to add this clerkship.

Core clerkships in medicine, surgery and pediatrics. Passing score USMLE I (and II if taken) on first attempt.

Periods Available
Periods 1-12 only. International students taken periods 7-11 only.  2 students per period. Pre-approval is required for visiting/international students only from the department before formal application submission. Please send your CV and Cover Letter to Maria Alfonso ( Pre-approval dates are as follows: Periods 7-9 ( August 1-5), Periods 10-12 (October 1-5). No students may be added less than three weeks prior to start of each rotation.

Reporting Instructions:
Where: TBA (designated faculty preceptor); Time: TBA

Units 1       Drop Code T       Call Code 0

Jessica Ngo, M.D. at

Other Faculty
Emergency Medicine Dept Faculty.

Maria Alfonso (650-497-6702),


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