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Medical Student


We offer several EM courses to suit your educational needs...

Emergency Medicine Clerkship

A mandatory introductory 2 week clinical rotation for all medical students to the broad and diverse field of Emergency Medicine, available at Stony Brook University Medical Center and Nassau University Medical Center (NUMC). Available are excellent teaching faculty and residents and opportunities for obtaining history, practicing physical examinations and procedures, and participating in simulations.

Emergency Medicine Sub-internship

The 4 week sub-internship allows motivated students exposure and experience as an Emergency Medicine physician under the direct supervision of residents and faculty. Responsibilities will include performing a complete history and physical exam, generating a broad differential diagnosis and determining further management. For further information, please see the dedicated page here.

Emergency Medicine Ultrasound

The course provides students a comprehensive skill set through hands-on bedside and simulated training in ultrasound under the directorship of experienced faculty members.

Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Students will work alongside Pediatric Emergency specialists in the only Level 1 Pediatric Emergency Tertiary Care center in Eastern Long Island with 20,000 annual visits per year in conjunction with services provided by Stony Brook Children’s Hospital. Students will actively participate in emergency care of acutely sick and injured children, while learning key principles of pediatric disease and clinical management.

Research In emergency Medicine

Students may choose to pursue basic science or clinical research under the supervision of a faculty member for credit. For further information please see the dedicated page here.

Transition to Residency

The course is designed to prepare medical students for internship year through lectures, small group sessions and interactive simulations. Residents will have ample opportunity to teach students the basics of airway management and resuscitation, BLS and ACLS, and diagnostic and emergent procedures.

Prehospital Emergency Medicine

A two week long elective in Prehospital Emergency Medicine, open to medical students who have completed their clerkship experience in Emergency Medicine. On the first day of the elective, students will participate in simulation and practical skills sessions to gain proficiency in EMS (Emergency Medical Services) specific assessments and interventions. Over the course of the two weeks, students will ride along on 911 calls, as well as join our crews on critical care interfacility transports. Additionally, students will spend several hours with our Suffolk County Medical Control Operators. On the final day, students will share a case presentation that describes a call they went on. For more information, please contact Dr Lauren Maloney, MD, NRP, FP-C, NCEE, at

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