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Education

Emergency Medicine
Sub-Internship

Expectations and Responsibilities

Welcome to the ChristianaCare Emergency Medicine Student Clerkship! Our MS4 Clerkship is a highly competitive rotation and we are excited that you are interested in getting to know us. Our medical students will rotate between Christiana Hospital in Newark (annual ED census 120,000+) and Wilmington Hospital in Wilmington (annual census 65,000+). This will provide you with the opportunity to experience both the intensity of a high volume, high acuity, tertiary care facility and the complexities of a county-type, inner city facility. Our system does not have many subspecialty residencies, allowing our emergency medicine residents to gain experience in all types of procedures.

This is a great opportunity to experience our residency as you will be working with some of the strongest EM residents in the country. You will have several shifts with a dedicated teaching resident providing individualized instruction. We look forward to seeing you.

Unique Attributes

You will attend and participate in our resident didactics on a weekly basis, as well as individual lectures and simulation sessions specifically designed for the students.

Thursday 8 a.m.-1 p.m. (breakout small group sessions, interactive lectures, grand rounds, SIM labs).
Friday 8 a.m.-9 a.m. SIM Lab.
Program leadership Lectures.
Journal Club.

Students applying for Emergency Medicine residency will also have the opportunity to meet with faculty and obtain a SLOE for their application process.

Block Dates 2021-2022

Block 1: 7/5 to 7/30, 2021
Block 2: 8/2 to 8/27, 2021
Block 3: 8/30 to 9/24, 2021
Block 4: 9/27 to 10/22, 2021
Block 5: 10/25 to 11/19, 2021
Block 6: 11/22 to 12/17, 2021
Block 7: 1/3 to 1/28, 2022
Block 8: 1/31 to 2/25, 2022
Block 9: 2/28 to 3/25, 2022
Block 10: 4/8 to 4/22, 2022
Block 11: 4/25 to 5/20, 2022

Duration

4 weeks

Offered to

4th year (or end-3rd years who have completed their core clerkships).

Available Spots

6-8 spots available per month

Application or Eligibility Requirements

4th year US medical student in good standing

Setting

Inpatient and/or Outpatient Emergency Department

Location and Facilities

Christiana Hospital, Wilmington Hospital (all students rotate at both)

Shifts

8 hours shifts. 12-14 shifts per month. Ultrasound shifts available based on request

Parking and Transportation

A car is recommended for the rotation.

Dress Code

  • Professional attire is required in clinical and patient care settings.
  • White coats should be worn, and students must always have their school ID and ChristianaCare ID visible.
  • Scrubs will be provided.

Clerkship Director

Robert Hsu, MD FACEP
E-mail: Robert.S.Hsu@christianacare.org