Medical Education

Medical Student Electives and Externships

Medical student electives and externships in the Department of Emergency Medicine are coordinated through the University of Virginia Office of Student Affairs. Please see The Student Source for details.  Pending availability, students may register for electives in adult or pediatric emergency medicine (or both) and medical toxicology. Applications may be downloaded on Applications. Not all electives count within the 12-week cap of Emergency Medicine electives, including the SLC-Guatemala and research electives.

Away students may apply using the Visiting Student Learning Opportunities (VSLO or VSAS).

Elective Opportunities

The Department of Emergency Medicine offers many exciting elective opportunities; some in the Emergency Department itself, some in the Charlottesville area, and some out of the country!  All students are welcome to apply. Click on each one below for a brief “snapshot.”