First Year Elective: EMED N115:
Introduction to Emergency Medicine

This course is available to First and Second Year students.SUNY KCHCwiener

Course Director: Sage Wiener, M.D.
Computer Code: 90007
Course Location: Kings County, UHB
Registration Information: Sage Wiener, M.D
Telephone Contact: 718 245-4790
Fax: 718 245-4799
Email Address:
Course Timing
Month Offered: Feb, Sep
Duration: 6 weeks
Hours per week: 7
Weekdays: Weekly 5-6pm lecture, Weekly 6-10pm clinical site
No. of Students: Max 50
Visiting Students Accepted: No (Not Incl DMC Stud.)
Course Type:  
Prerequisites: Successful completion of first half of the 1st year of Medical School
Procedure for Evaluation Of Students: Participation and Observation


Course Description
This course is designed to introduce pre-clinical students to the Emergency Department and Emergency Medicine. For a 6-week period – one evening per week, students will observe attendings and house staff in all phases of emergency care. Each student will be assigned to the Kings County Hospital Emergency Department.Students will also meet as a group, once a week to attend a one hour lecture and during the final week a 2-hour suture lab. This provides students with an appreciation of the full gamut of emergency medical care. ***Attendance: Monday thru Friday EVENINGS.***