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Unique Educational Experiences

At Upstate, residents and fellows have taken advantage of unique educational opportunities, including:

Physician staffing at mass gathering events

  • The New York State Fair
  • The Syracuse Iron Man Races
  • Events at the Syracuse Carrier Dome, including Syracuse University football and basketball games, the Harlem Globetrotters performance and musical concerts

Annual Emergency Medicine Conferences

  • New York State American College of Emergency Physician (ACEP) Conference
  • National ACEP Conference

Presenting at Annual Upstate Conferences

  • Toxicology
  • Pediatrics
  • Contemporary Issues in Emergency Medicine


  • High technology simulation training at our EM-STAT Center.
  • Training and instructor certification in:
    • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
    • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
    • Advanced Trauma Life Support Training (ATLS)
  • Toxicology at the New York State Poison Control Center


International Elective Opportunities

Our Residents have studied Emergency Medicine abroad in these locations:

  • Honduras
    Hospital in India
  • India
  • St. Lucia
  • Everest Base Camp
  • China
  • Ghana