EM Interest Group

The Emergency Medicine Interest Group (EMIG)

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The Emergency Medicine Interest Group (EMIG) at UVa was established in 2000, and serves as the foremost information resource for UVa medical students interested in this medical specialty.

Several meetings are held throughout the year, with topics including:

  • Choosing Emergency Medicine as a specialty
  • The “Match” and Residency Application Process
  • Recommended electives, externships, etc.

Additionally, teaching sessions are sponsored by EMIG, including Suturing and Airway Workshops, Trauma, ECG Lab and other lectures pertinent to the field.

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Physician Shadowing

Physician shadowing opportunities are available and encouraged, as is early contact with Emergency Medicine faculty and residents. Please contact Penny Carlisle, Senior Administrative Assistant, by email ( or by phone (434-924-8488).

Faculty Advisers

For additional information, use the following links to contact EMIG’s advisors.

William Brady, M.D.
James Moak, M.D.
Joshua Easter, M.D.