BROOKDALE EMERGENCY MEDICINE
Through our EM clerkship, students will be able to:
Gain an understanding of how the hospital works as a whole, starting from the Emergency Department (ED).
Gain experience in performing a focused history and physical exam.
Gain experience presenting their findings to attending physicians and advanced practice providers*
Broaden their understanding of differential diagnosis and treatment plans
Take advantage of the opportunity to perform and/or observe a wide range of procedures
The clinical experience entails clinical shifts in our ED areas: Trauma, Fast Track (low-acuity illnesses), Major Medicine, and Pediatrics.
In addition to bedside teaching, didactics are held every Wednesday from 9 am - 2 pm for students. These mandatory sessions include case discussions, EM Ultrasound lectures, case reviews, and dedicated student sessions.