Undergraduate Medical Education

These courses are offered for medical students in the pre-clinical and clerkship years who are rotating at Brigham and Women's Hospital. The focus of many courses is on basic exam skills, procedures and teamwork. Students may also work with virtual reality simulators and other equipment to practice more advanced techniques.

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Cambridge Health Alliance HMS Emergency Medicine Clerkship Procedural Skills Course - Part 2

Harvard Medical Students in their 2nd and 3rd years assigned to Cambridge Health Alliance will participate in a clinical scenario utilizing their procedural skills.

HMS Emergency Medicine Clerkship Airway Course

This course is designed for medical students to gain a basic understanding of the clinical situations that may lead to airway compromise/ventilatory insufficiency and the management techniques and maneuvers commonly used in the emergency department to ensure proper ventilation.

HMS Emergency Medicine Clerkship Central Venous Catheter Training Course

Medical and PA students will learn how to place central lines using ultrasound and sterile technique.

HMS Emergency Medicine Clerkship Introduction to Ultrasound Course

The HMS Emergency Medicine Introduction to Ultrasound Course will provide Harvard Medical Students a brief introduction to point of care ultrasound.

HMS Emergency Medicine Clerkship Procedural Skills Course

During this course, Harvard Medical Students will review and practice procedural skills including IO placement, IV placement, and defibrillation.

HMS Emergency Medicine Clerkship Suturing Course

During this course, Harvard Medical School students will be introduced to the principles of wound closure and will practice suturing techniques.

HMS Emergency Medicine Interest Group (EMIG) Course

The HMS Emergency Medicine Interest Group Simulation Course will expose medical students who are interested in emergency medicine to common procedures done in the ED