Emergency Medicine for Medical Students

Thank you for selecting our Department to further your Emergency Medicine education. The Department of Emergency Medicine has several different elective choices available to rising fourth-year medical students. We welcome all applications beginning on April 1 and continue throughout an academic year. We are able to only offer these electives based on the UTSW academic period's calendar.

Courses in Emergency Medicine

Emergency Medicine (EM 1901)

Description: Core EM learning with separate tracks for PreC III and post Clerkship UTSW students
Course Availability: All periods
Open to UTSW students only, not visiting students

Sub-Internship in EM (EM 1902)

Description: Higher level learning and responsibility reporting directly to EM faculty
Course Availability: All periods
Prerequisite: Completion of all core clerkships and a previous 4-week EM course (1901/2101 or EM course)
Open to UTSW and visiting students (see Visiting Student Application Process)

Observation Unit Medicine (EM 2104)

Description: Participating in the bridge between the ED and inpatient medicine
Course Availability: All periods
Prerequisite: Completion of all core clerkships and either EM 1616, 1901, or 2101
Open to UTSW and visiting students (see Visiting Student Application Process)

Point-of-Care Ultrasound (EM 2105)

Description: Bedside U.S. utilizing clinical EM principles. Separate tracks for post Clerkship (1633) and PreCIII students (2003)
Course Availability: All periods
Prerequisite: EM 1633 requires completion of all core clerkships and either EM 1616, 1901, or 2101
Open to UTSW and visiting students (see Visiting Student Application Process)

Toxicology (EM1621/2002)

Description: Consulting service with high clinical exposure and didactics. Separate tracks for post Clerkship (1621) and PreC III (2002)
Course Availability: All periods
Open to UTSW and visiting students (see Visiting Student Application Process)

Special Topics in EM (EM1621/2002)

Description: Optional course for starting original research and publications or presentations
Course Availability: All periods
Prerequisite: EM residency applicants who have completed EM 1901. Not part of post Clerkship scholarly activity block
Open to UTSW students only, not visiting students