UVA Department of Emergency Medicine has a well-established residency program, fellowships and opportunities in international medicine, and a variety of opportunities for medical students including clerkships, electives, and workshops.

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Medical Education

Fourth year medical students may do a 4 week rotation in the UVA Emergency Department through our MS4 EM Elective. Students work directly with an ED attending physician or a PGY3 Emergency Medicine resident (typically both during the course of the rotation).

Residency Program

Our three-year Residency program is committed to training well-rounded emergency physicians who will excel in their medical careers. At the University of Virginia, our goal is to introduce residents to a broad range of educational opportunities allowing them to explore and develop career paths according to their clinical interests.


International Medicine

The Department of Emergency Medicine offers opportunities to experience medicine in Kenya. We partner with AMPATH, a partnership between Moi University, Moi Teaching and Referring Hospital, and the AMPATH Consortium of universities around the world. Together, we work to build holistic, sustainable health in Kenya and around the world.

As the current trends towards globalization continue, so does the need to support, promote and develop international programs that offer students an opportunity to learn, serve, and acquire cultural humility skills. If you enjoy learning about other cultures and traveling to distant places, then international medicine is for you.