Saint Louis University’s emergency medicine residency teaches fundamental skills, knowledge, and humanistic qualities that constitute the foundation of emergency medicine practice.
Emergency Medicine Residency Program Didactic Curriculum
This conference provides an interactive forum for discussion of a case of educational
value. Case discussion is focused not only on the content of the eventual diagnosis
but also on the decision-making process in evaluating critically ill patients with
limited immediate data.
Foundations of Emergency Medicine.
Since 2017, we have utilized the Foundations of Emergency Medicine curriculum. For
more information, please visit the website listed below.
Foundations of Emergency Medicine
Since 2017, we have utilized the Foundations of Emergency Medicine curriculum. For more information, please visit the website listed below.
Collaborative joint conferences are held in conjunction with other departments such as trauma services and internal medicine to discuss related areas of interest.
Monthly sessions are held with stations in Simulation, Oral Boards, Ultrasound, and Procedures. The simulations occur in the simulation center at the School of Medicine and focus on the core content of the month. They also provide team simulations with nursing staff and the trauma team.
Mock oral board cases are in a virtual format to prepare residents for the ABEM Virtual
Oral exam format.
Ultrasound and Procedure stations provide advanced ultrasound technique training and procedural simulation and discussion.
Monthly conferences by pharmacy staff cover a variety of pharmacotherapeutic topics. These conferences also try to focus on the core topic of the month.
Monthly conferences by pediatric emergency medicine faculty cover a variety of pediatric emergency medicine topics. These conferences also try to focus on the core topic of the month.
Saint Louis University Medical Center prides itself on the close alliance of our local emergency medical services. We hold great respect for our prehospital colleagues. During the emergency medicine residency, the resident will learn the capabilities and limitations of the prehospital system. While out in the field with the ambulance services, the resident will learn how to interact with a variety of emergency services personnel. The residents will observe the practice of emergency care in the prehospital environment. The resident will also attend regional medical advisory committees and learn emergency medical services (EMS) management and organization.