emergency medicine Clerkship

  Fourth-year students can participate in a four-week experience in emergency medicine, which includes a clinical emergency department experience at Orange Park Medical Center and Park West Free Standing Emergency Department.

  Under faculty supervision, students see a spectrum of undifferentiated and undiagnosed patients, and participate in rapid assessment and treatment of a variety of problems. Students hone their skills in history taking, physical examination, problem solving, and effective use of clinical resources.

  The emergency medicine experience exposes students to types and stages of illnesses not previously encountered in the hospital, clinic, or office, as well as the workings of the pre-hospital emergency medical services system, patient triage, and disaster planning. 

An Elective is also available in emergency ultrasound. There is also a two week selective experience for interested third years

Edward Descallar, M.D.

Clerkship Director