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department of Emergency Medicine

Residency Program

 

Curriculum

 

 

Didactic Curriculum

 

The core content of Emergency Medicine as outlined by the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine will be covered twice in a 36-month span. Most didactic presentations will take place during the Emergency Medicine Conference Series held Thursday mornings from 7:30 am to 12:00 pm. Emergency Medicine residents are excused from clinical responsibilities in order to attend these conferences. Journal club takes place for 2 hours once a month outside of the hospital. Procedural labs are also included throughout the year.

 

Components of the conference series include:

Interesting Case Conference
Core Curriculum Conference
Controversy Conference
Resuscitation Scenarios Conference
Imaging Conference
EKG Conference
Grand Rounds
Reading Club
Journal Club
Toxicology Case Conference
Morbidity and Mortality
Airway Management Labs
Clinical Anatomy Review Labs
EM/Cardiology Conference

 

Experiential Curriculum

 

Each year consists of 13 separate four-week rotations. Central to the curriculum is the expectation to provide comprehensive training in the areas fundamental to the specialty of emergency medicine. Furthermore, emergency medicine residents will develop an understanding and awareness of the major disciplines with which the emergency medicine specialist must interface. The components of the experiential curriculum are listed below.

 

PGY-1

Emergency Department - TUH

28 weeks

Pediatric Emergency Dept. - CHOP

4 weeks

Internal Medicine

4 weeks

Obstetrics and Gynecology

4 weeks

Trauma

4 weeks

Respiratory Intensive Care Unit

4 weeks

Anesthesia/Ultrasound

4 weeks


PGY-2

Emergency Department

28 weeks

Lankenau Hospital Emergency Department

4 weeks

Pediatric Emergency Department - CHOP

4 weeks

Surgical ICU

4 weeks

Burn Unit

4 weeks

EMS

2 weeks

Episcopal Hospital Emergency Department

4 weeks

Elective

2 weeks

 

 

PGY-3

Emergency Department

26 weeks

Lankenau Hospital Emergency Department

4 weeks

Pediatric Emergency Department - CHOP

4 weeks

Temple ED Administration

4 weeks

Toxicology

4 weeks

Temple ED Teaching Rotation

4 weeks

Trauma

4 weeks

Elective

2 weeks