Medical Student Clerkship

Medical Student Clerkship

Medical students are invited to schedule a 4 week rotation in Emergency Medicine at University of Louisville. First hand exposure to a wide variety of adult patients, including trauma and critical is provided. During the rotation, students will also have access to faculty experts in the fields of toxicology, forensics, EMS, and ultrasound.

The experience includes:

  • 15 clinical shifts
  • Student friendly didactic conferences
  • Procedural workshops
  • Resident lectures
  • Optional pre-hospital helicopter or ambulance experience
  • Team focused educational atmosphere

A course manual will be provided to accompany specific student lectures as well as a loan copy of "Step Up To Emergency Medicine"

Final course grades are based on:

  • 70% Clinical Performance is evaluated by upper level Emergency Medicine residents and faculty during clinical shifts
  • 30% Comprehensive Final Exam is the NBME Emergency Medicine Shelf Exam

For additional information or to sign up, please contact:

Raymond Orthober, MD
Medical Student Clerkship Director
University of Louisville
Department of Emergency Medicine



Alescia McKeel
Medical Student Clerkship Coordinator
University of Louisville
Department of Emergency Medicine

Phone: 502-852-1035



Click Here to download the Medical Student Clerkship Orientation materials.


Once scheduled, you will receive a detailed packet concerning your rotation. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to call.