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Explore the medical student training experiences within the Department of Emergency Medicine, including required clerkships, visiting clerkships and the student interest group.

Medical Student Training

Indiana University School of Medicine Department of Emergency Medicine is setting new standards of emergency medicine training for medical students in a clinical environment with high patient volumes that offer a comprehensive clinical experience. The best clinical educators in the United States support learners in all training environments at IU School of Medicine.

Dr. Louise Kao demonstrates suturing to a medical student.

Visiting Students

The Emergency Medicine clerkship is a phenomenal rotation that has earned the Outstanding Clerkship Award eight times since 2004.
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Medical students surround a baby mannequin patient during a pediatric emergency medicine simulation case.

Emergency Medicine Clerkship

IU School of Medicine requires MD students to complete an emergency medicine clerkship during fourth-year rotations, and this is a popular rotation among graduating students.
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close up photo of a notebook and basic emergency medicine tools

Student Interest Group (EM-SIG)

The Emergency Medicine Student Interest Group at IU School of Medicine provides exposure to the field of emergency medicine through lunch talks, skills labs and EM simulations, and other educational experiences.
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A medical student utilizes a stethoscope on a patient.

Diversity Scholarship

Scholarships are available for underrepresented minority or LGBTQ+ visiting students rotating at IU School of Medicine in a Department of Emergency Medicine program.
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Medical students simulate helping a patient breathe.


Elective courses are guided by the interests of the students and provide opportunities to experience various emergency medicine clinical settings in Indiana.
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