Upper level residents have 1-month blocks dedicated for electives. Available offerings include, but are not limited to:

  • Ultrasound
  • EMS
  • Palliative Care
  • Pediatrics
  • Medical Toxicology
  • Ophthalmology Clinic
  • Emergency Radiology
  • Indian Health Service (New Mexico)
  • Administrative
  • Medical education
  • Billing, coding, and legal
  • Research
  • Community EM
  • Charlottesville Free Clinic
  • Event Medicine
  • Critical Care

International Rotations

An international rotations is available through our partnership with AMPATH Keyna.

Residents may also take part in other international electives offered through other departments at UVA, or other institutions, with approval from the GME committee.

Electives are flexible in that residents with a particular interest in an EM subspecialty are encouraged to design a unique¬†experience suited to their interests. This is subject to the residency program director’s prior approval of the elective.