Emergency Medicine Electives

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Emergency Medicine Electives

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The Department of Emergency Medicine offers many exciting elective opportunities; some in the Emergency Department itself, some in the Charlottesville area, and some out of the country!  All students are welcome to apply. Not all electives count within the 12-week cap of Emergency Medicine electives, including the SLC-Guatemala and Research electives.  Click on each one below for a brief "snapshot".

Carlberg Teaching 3

Emergency Medicine Elective 1302

Patt Schlager and Denise Lynn PEDS 2

Pediatric Emergency Medicine Elective 1304

Wilderness Medicine

Medical Toxicology - Wilderness Medicine 1305


The Electrocardiogram in Clinical Practice 1306


Wilderness Medicine Immersion


Emergency Ultrasound


Remote Area Medical Expedition

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Service/Language/Culture Guatemala

Interested in learning Spanish and participating in the culture and daily life of the Guatemalan Highlands? The Service/Language/Culture elective offers just such an opportunity. Please click here for an overview and visit the link below for additional details.

Emergency Medicine Research

Interested? Please click here to access the current list of available Emergency Medicine electives in more detail via the School of Medicine Student Handbook.

Why did you choose UVA?
"I completed a two week rotation with the toxicology service at UVA during my fourth year of medical school. I was so impressed by the supportive faculty, positive learning environment, and the awesome city of Charlottesville."