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Training at a Glance

Emergency Room Training

The emergency medicine (EM) training program at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics is a three-year program and provides each resident physician with a diverse experience.

To view a synopsis of the training program, please download our block schedule.

Year 1 Block Schedule
  UI Hospitals & Clinics
Rotation 1 Intro to EM (3)
EM (1)
Rotation 2 EM
Rotation 3 EM
Rotation 4 EM
Rotation 5 Pediatric EM
Rotation 6 Ultrasound
Rotation 7 Anesthesia
Rotation 8 Sports Medicine (2)
EM Orthopedics (2)
Rotation 9 Trauma
Rotation 10 Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) (2)
EM (2)
Rotation 11 Burns (2)
EM (2)
Rotation 12 EM (2)
Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery (2)
Rotation 13 EM (2)
Quality Improvement (2)
  EM Weeks: 27
Year 2 Block Schedule
  UI Hospitals & Clinics St. Luke's
Rotation 1 EM  
Rotation 2 EM  
Rotation 3 EM  
Rotation 4 EM  
Rotation 5 EM  
Rotation 6   EM
Rotation 7   EM
Rotation 8   Obstetrics
Rotation 9 Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU)  
Rotation 10

Surgical and Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit (SNICU)

 
Rotation 11 EM (2)
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) (2)
 
Rotation 12 Elective  
Rotation 13 Selective  
  EM Weeks: 30  
Year 3 Block Schedule
  UI Hospitals & Clinics St. Luke's
Rotation 1 EM  
Rotation 2 EM  
Rotation 3 EM  
Rotation 4 EM  
Rotation 5 EM  
Rotation 6 EM  
Rotation 7 EM  
Rotation 8 EM  
Rotation 9   EM
Rotation 10 EMS (3)
EM (1)
 
Rotation 11 SNICU  
Rotation 12 Elective  
Rotation 13 Elective  
  EM Weeks: 37  

Unless otherwise noted, each rotation is 4 weeks.

UI Hospitals & Clinics EM in second and third year will be comprised of both adult and pediatric EM shifts.

Total Number of EM Weeks: 94 Weeks of EM

Total Number of Weeks: 156

Percent Time in EM: 60.2%

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