Year Four Courses

EMED 752 - Emergency Medicine Acting Internship

 

Credits: 5

 

Program Directors:

  • Dr. Kim Scholfield

 

Administrative Coordinator:

Ms. Wendy Brendle (wbrendle@hmc.psu.edu)

 

Contact Information:

kscholfield@hmc.psu.edu
531-1443

 

Prerequisites:

Third year core clerkships.

 

Maximum Number of Students:

5 (HY), 1 (Lehigh), 3 (York), and 1 (Reading)

 

When Offered:

All Rotations (HY, York and Reading); January-June (Lehigh)

 

Length Of Course:

1 month

 

Date/Time/Location:

Hershey, Lehigh (Dr. Charles Worrilow), York (Dr. David Vega), and Reading (Dr. Kristin Sandel & Dr. Charles Barbera)
7:00 a.m., Emergency Department

 

Description:

This elective/acting internship in emergency medicine provides the student with experience in the diagnosis and management of acute medical and surgical problems. The educational experience occurs in the Emergency Department and supervision is provided by faculty and residents. Students are assigned patients and their evaluations and recommendations reviewed by supervisory personnel. The student is made an integral part of the Emergency Department team. In that context, students participate in teaching conferences, patient care, and quality assurance activities. The instructional objective of this course is to provide the student with a clinical setting which provides a basic broad experience in the various aspects of emergency medical services and the initial approach to the management of acute medical and surgical problems.

 

Additional Information:

For the YORK location: only 4th year students who are interested in Emergency Medicine as a career may sign up for rotations during the months of August through December. January through July are available at York for all students.