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.
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.
Students applying for Emergency Medicine residency will also have the opportunity to meet with faculty and obtain a SLOE for their application process.
Block 1: 7/6 to 7/31, 2020
Block 2: 8/3 to 8/28, 2020
Block 3: 8/31 to 9/25, 2020
Block 4: 9/28 to 10/23, 2020
Block 5: 10/26 to 11/20, 2020
Block 6: 11/23 to 12/18, 2020
Block 7: 1/4 to 1/29, 2021
Block 8: 2/1 to 2/26, 2021
Block 9: 3/1 to 3/26, 2021
Block 10: 4/5 to 4/30, 2021
Block 11: 5/3 to 5/28, 2021
4th year (or end-3rd years who have completed their core clerkships).
6-8 spots available per month
Application or Eligibility Requirements
4th year US medical student in good standing
Inpatient and/or Outpatient Emergency Department
Location and Facilities
Christiana Hospital, Wilmington Hospital (all students rotate at both)
8 hours shifts. 12-14 shifts per month. Ultrasound shifts available based on request
Parking and Transportation
A car is recommended for the rotation.
- 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.
Robert Hsu, MD FACEP
Chief Resident/Student Contact
Jeremiah White, MD