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Emergency Medicine Clerkship

All fourth-year medical students at IU School of Medicine are required to complete the emergency medicine clerkship. This popular rotation among graduates offers students the opportunity to serve as the primary caregiver for patients while working closely with faculty to develop and implement appropriate management plans.

Students must successfully complete all required third-year clerkships as a prerequisite for the emergency medicine rotation. Following an initial didactic series, students work approximately 15 nine-hour shifts during which they are supervised by board-certified emergency medicine faculty and senior emergency medicine residents. The Department of Emergency Medicine operates on the belief that autonomy and responsibility are essential for students to learn the fundamental approach to patients with undifferentiated urgent or emergent conditions.

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Visiting Clerkship

The Visiting Clerkship program is frequently recognized by students as having the best clinical learning environment and beside educators. Scholarships are also available for students who are underrepresented in medicine.

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22459-Whitaker, Nash

Nash P. Whitaker, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine

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9482-Herbert, Audrey

Audrey G. Herbert, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine

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38845-Day, Rachel

Rachel L. Day, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine

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