Accepting Applications for the PennEM Visiting Clerkship Program

Visiting Clerkship Program
Department of Emergency Medicine
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
 
Program Description

The Visiting Clerkship Program, sponsored by the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, provides support for talented fourth year medical students who are underrepresented in medicine, to participate in the robust Penn EM Sub-internship. The program is designed to increase exposure of underrepresented medical students to Penn EM, as well as increase the number of underrepresented medical student applications to Penn EM.

The Penn EM Sub-­?Internship is 4 weeks long and takes place at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Students will complete shifts in the emergency department, including night, weekend, and ultrasound shifts, as well as attend resident teaching conferences on Wednesday mornings.

Additionally, each student will be paired with a faculty member and housestaff officer to serve as mentor and advisor. Visiting students will also have opportunities to interact with other Penn Medicine underrepresented faculty and housestaff.

Accepted applicants will receive up to $1500 reimbursement for travel, housing, and application expenses.

Program Dates/Application Due Dates

  • September 2015 (start date 8/31) – application due Wednesday, August 5
  • October 2015 (start date 9/29) – application due Wednesday, August 26
  • November 2015 (start date 10/26) – application due Wednesday, Sept 23

Program Requirements

  • Completion of all core clinical clerkships prior to start date.
  • Completed initial Visiting Clerkship Program application
  • Once accepted, completion of Perelman School of Medicine visiting students’ application. The $150 fee for this portion will only be reimbursed for students with complete applications, including immunizations and malpractice coverage from your home school.

Contact Information
Iris Reyes, MD
Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine
Iris.Reyes@uphs.upenn.edu

If interested in this program, please fill out the application below.  We look forward to hearing from you!
Penn EM Visiting Clerkship Program Application 2015

Weekly Critical Care Seminar July 28

Our newly instituted weekly Critical Care Seminar series will continue this Tuesday (7/28) at 11am in the ED Interactive Learning Lab. The topic will be DIFFICULT AIRWAY.

As a reminder, these sessions will include didactics on critical care, reviews of cases that the resuscitation resident has participated in, and discussions of operational and organizational issues related to the Division of Emergency Critical Care. Please review materials on airway management available at the Penn CC Project (under “Resuscitation Rotation” tab) prior to the meeting. This session will be continue to be weekly and is a great learning resource for all residents. Hope to see you there!

July 29 Resident Conference

Teaching Attending: Drs. Conlon, DeRoos, Larson & Moon

8:00 am -9:00 am: Approach to Dizziness – JR Barrett, MD
9:00 am-10:00 am: Grand Rounds – “Lessons from the National Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium Research Project”
Thomas Rea, MD MPH, Professor, Department of Neurology
Program Medical Director, King Count Medic One Emergency Medical Services
10:00 am-11:00 am: Jeopardy – Alycia Valente
11:00am -12:00 pm: Follow Up – Francis DeRoos MD & Lauren Conlon, MD

Weekly Critical Care Seminar July 21

Our newly instituted weekly Critical Care Seminar series will continue this Tuesday (7/21) at 11am in the ED Interactive Learning Lab. The topic will be MASTERING MECHANICAL VENTILATION.

As a reminder, these sessions will include didactics on critical care, reviews of cases that the resuscitation resident has participated in, and discussions of operational and organizational issues related to the Division of Emergency Critical Care. Please review materials on mechanical ventilation available at the Penn CC Project (under “Resuscitation Rotation” tab) prior to the meeting. This session will be continue to be weekly and is a great learning resource for all residents. Hope to see you there!

July 22 Resident Conference

8:00 am -9:00 am: Seizure – Igor Kukelyansky, MD

9:00 am-10:00 am: Grand Rounds, “Stroke Update” – Scott Kasner, MD MSCE FAHA Professor, Department of Neurology Penn Medicine

10:00 am-11:30 am: Morbidity and Mortality – Chiefs

11:30am -12:00 pm: Podcast Discussion – Chris Tems, MD

Teaching Attending: Drs. Abbuhl, Delgado, Larson & Panebianco


 

Penn Medicine Seeking Candidates for Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Pennsylvania Hospital

DeptEM

Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine Pennsylvania Hospital – Penn Medicine 
Associate or Full Professor / Clinician-Educator or Academic Clinician Tracks

The Department of Emergency Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for an Associate or Full Professor position in the non-tenure clinician-educator or non-tenure academic clinician track. While evidence of scholarship is required in the clinician-educator track, research is not required in the academic clinician track. Rank & track will be commensurate with experience. The successful applicant will be accomplished in the area of Emergency Medicine. Applicants must have an M.D. degree & have demonstrated excellent qualifications in education, research, & clinical care. Applicants must be board-eligible or board certified in Emergency Medicine.

Pennsylvania Hospital (PAH) is part of Penn Medicine and is located at 8th and Spruce Streets in the historic Society Hill district of Philadelphia. PAH is a 520-bed acute care facility that provides a full range of diagnostic and therapeutic medical services and functions as a major teaching and clinical research institution. The hospital has over 29,000 inpatient admissions and 115,000 outpatient visits each year, including over 5,200 births.

The Department of Emergency Medicine manages more than 30,000 annual visits. This position reports jointly to the Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine/Chief of Emergency Services for the Health System and to the Executive Director of PAH. The Chair will provide medical leadership for the PAH ED and is accountable for the quality of clinical services, patient experience, engagement and education of the faculty, staff and residents, and the overall integration of the PAH ED into overall emergency services at Penn Medicine.

The successful candidate will demonstrate commitment to integrating the department with the clinical and academic programs of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Penn Medicine and will possess administrative experience in clinical operations, demonstrated leadership skills, and a strong commitment to education and faculty development. Other valuable qualities include collaborative research skills, visionary thinking, and sound financial acumen to build on a solid foundation of excellence within an interdisciplinary environment.

Academic Clinician track applicants are not required to do research.

Clinician-Educator track applicants will be expected to show evidence of scholarship and may perform collaborative research.

For the Academic Clinician Track apply here: https://www.med.upenn.edu/apps/faculty_ad/index.php/g321/d3939

For the Clinician Educator Track apply here: https://www.med.upenn.edu/apps/faculty_ad/index.php/g321/d3941

Interested applicants should submit their application, CV, and letter of intent no later than October 1, 2015. Clinician Educator track candidates should also submit a statement of research interests. Jill M. Baren, MD, MBE, FACEP, FAAP Jill.Baren@uphs.upenn.edu and William C. Welch, MD, FACS, FICS William.Welch@uphs.upenn.edu are Co-Chairs of the search committee.

We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense.

The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/Women/Individuals with disabilities/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Weekly Critical Care Seminar July 14

Our newly instituted weekly Critical Care Seminar series will continue this Tuesday (7/14) at 11am in the ED Interactive Learning Lab.

As a reminder, these sessions will include didactics on critical care, reviews of cases that the resuscitation resident has participated in, and discussions of operational and organizational issues related to the Division of Emergency Critical Care. This session will be continue to be weekly and is a great learning resource for all residents. Hope to see you there!

July 8th Residency Conference

Teaching Attendings: Ed Dickinson MD, Bill Shoff MD, Nova Panebianco MD, Angela Mills MD 
8:00-9:00am:  Approach to Altered Mental Status – Bruce Kaczmarek MD
9:00-10:00am: Grand Rounds: Examining Health Workers’ Perceptions of Organizational Expectations Following DisastersDaniel Barnett, MD MPH Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Health Sciences Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
10:00–10:50am: Chief Conference – Chris Tems MD  
11:00–12:00pm:  Medical Student Education: Teaching how to teachSuzanna Tsao 
All conferences will be held in the John Pryor Conference Room on Ground Founders, unless otherwise noted.