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ECU Emergency Medicine


EM Acting Internship EM401

The Acting Internship in Emergency Medicine at ECU Emergency Medicine is a four-week elective available to qualified fourth-year medical students from LCME or AOA approved schools.

Students will spend 13-15 twelve-hour shifts in the Emergency Department at PCMH. This will include days, overnights and weekends. Students have responsibility for direct patient care with supervision by Emergency Medicine Faculty and Residents. Students also spend two shifts with local EMS crews learning pre-hospital care. Reading materials as well as 8 hours per week of didactic learning are provided.

Available dates are listed below:
Physical Exam

Block #2 Aug 4 - Aug 29 2008
Block #3 Sept 2 - Sept 26 2008
Block #4 Sept 29 - Oct 24 2008
Block #5 Oct 27 - Nov 21 2008
Block #6 Nov 24 - Dec 19 2008
Block #7 Jan 5 - Jan 30 2009
Block #8 Feb 2 - Feb 27 2009
Block #9 Mar 2 - Mar 27 2009
Block #10 Mar 30 - Apr 24 2009

Above right:  Medical student, Richard Graham, performs a physical exam on a patient in the Emergency Department.

Rotations not conforming to the above dates are considered on an individual basis, although no rotation is offered in July.

This rotation is limited to six students per month as space allows.  Some housing is available on a limited basis.  For housing information contact the Office of Student Affairs at 252-744-2278.

For Visiting Student Information and application, please click here.

For more information contact:
Luan Lawson, MD, FACEP
Director of Undergraduate Education
East Carolina University School of Medicine
Greenville, NC  27834
Phone:  252-744-1418
Email:  lawsonjohnsonl@mail.ecu.edu