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Focus: Emergency Department clinical management and administration, including supervising medical students and interns (preparing the resident to become an attending)
Clinical Training Sites: University Hospital, EM-STAT, Upstate University Hospital Community Campus

The clinical schedule consists of 13 four-week blocks.

Administrative (1 block)

  • Location: Variable
  • Description: Residents are responsible for conflict resolution, sick call, orientation of off-service residents to the department, scheduling conflicts, and providing lectures to medical students and fellow residents.

Adult ED (8 blocks)

Elective (2 blocks)

Elective opportunities at SUNY Upstate EM are flexible and can be tailored to the individual interests of the resident. Elective rotations residents have completed in the past include:

  • International Medicine:
  • ED Ultrasound
  • Emergency Medical Services, including ground and air-based services
  • Ophthalmology

PICU (1 block)

  • Location: University Hospital
  • Description: Provides residents with opportunities to function as the senior resident on a Pediatric ICU team responsible for admission and inpatient care of critically ill pediatric patients in a busy regional children's hospital. Schedule is Monday through Friday with an exceptional clinical experience obtained through daily rounds with well-known Pediatric Intensivists.

Upstate University Hospital Community Campus ED (1 block)