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Medical Student Clerkship

Georgetown Medical Student Rotation in Emergency Medicine

Course Name: Student Clerkship in Emergency Medicine
Course Number: EMED-440
Prerequisites: Fourth year Georgetown medical students
Offered: July-April
Location: Georgetown University Hospital and Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC. Students may also choose to rotate at Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring, MD.
Duration: 4 weeks / Blocks 1-5 and 7-8


This four week rotation for Georgetown senior medical students includes the following:

  • Clinical shifts in two urban Emergency Departments
  • Simulation Lab with central line, intubation, ultrasound and suture stations
  • Teaching shift with a senior Emergency Medicine Resident
  • Poison Control Center toxicology session
  • Invitation to weekly GU/WHC EM Residency Lecture series

Our students evaluate and treat patients in close conjunction with EM Residents and EM Attending Physicians. Many shifts provide one-on-one teaching with the EM Attending, accelerating your development as a future EM physician.