4th Year Sub-Internship

Who can apply?

The 4th year sub-intern rotation is intended for any 4th year medical student planning on applying to emergency medicine residencies.

Where will I be training?

Southern Illinois University School of Medicine is a community based residency training program located in Springfield, IL. We have two primary clinical sites:

Memorial Medical Center is a 500+ bed tertiary care hospital with an annual ED volume of 70,000 patients. It maintains a Level 1 trauma center, a comprehensive stroke center, and a regional burn center.         

St. John's Hospital is a 400+ bed tertiary care hospital with an annual ED volume of 65,000. It maintains a Level 1 Adult Trauma Center, a Level 2 Pediatric Trauma Center, a regional stroke center and the St John's Children’s Hospital.

What is the experience like?

Fourth-year medical students will rotate at both sites and function in a sub-internship role independently evaluating patients, documenting and placing orders. Experiences will include time in the high acuity portion of both emergency departments, shifts in the pediatric ER, and hands-on skills with the nursing staff. In addition to clinical duties students participate in weekly residency conference, target medical student weekly simulation sessions and present a teaching case to the faculty.

How Can I Apply?

If interested please email Eric Woods (ewoods72@siumed.edu) with your:

  1. USMLE/COMLEX scores
  2. Updated CV
  3. A personal statement of why you are interested in Emergency Medicine, and
  4. A letter of intent for why you want to rotate at SIU. 

In addition, applicants must apply through VSAS - Course number 80473: Emergency Medicine for the EM Bound Student/Springfield 4 weeks 2018 - 2019

     AAMC Visiting Student Application Service (VSAS).  

SIU School of Medicine Visiting Student Policy - http://www.siumed.edu/studentaffairs/visiting-student-policy.html

We look forward to hearing from you!

Contact Information

Eric Woods - Clerkship Coordinator

Robert Tennill, MD – Clerkship Director