Emergency Medicine Electives

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. Not all electives count within the 12-week cap of Emergency Medicine electives, including the SLC-Guatemala and Research electives.  Click on each one below for a brief “snapshot.”

Emergency Medicine Elective 1302

Pediatric Emergency Medicine Elective 1304

Medical Toxicology – Wilderness Medicine Elective 1305

The Electrocardiogram in Clinical Practice Elective 1306

Wilderness Medicine Immersion Elective 1307

Emergency Ultrasound

Service/Language/Culture Guatemala

Interested in learning Spanish and participating in the culture and daily life of the Guatemalan Highlands? The Service/Language/Culture elective offers just such an opportunity.

Emergency Medicine Research



Why did you choose UVA?

“I completed a two week rotation with the toxicology service at UVA during my fourth year of medical school. I was so impressed by the supportive faculty, positive learning environment, and the awesome city of Charlottesville.”


Interested in any elective? Please click here to access the current list of available Emergency Medicine electives in more detail via the School of Medicine Student Handbook.