Department of Emergency Medicine
School of Medicine Queen's University

Welcome from the Program Director

The Department of Emergency Medicine plays a critical role in undergraduate medical education. It's function is to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary for students to become caring and competent physicians serving both individual patients, and the society in which they function.

Clinical Clerkships

As part of year 3 medical education, the department offers two and four week long clerkship electives. 

Electives (For Students Outside Queen's)

The Department of Emergency Medicine welcomes students who wish to do an elective in Emergency Medicine at Queen’s University.  Electives are 2-4 weeks in length and subject to available space on the clerkship schedule. Description of the rotation and objectives can be found under the EM Clerkship Guidelines.  All electives in Emergency Medicine at Queen’s University are arranged through the Undergraduate Office.
Application Process
Electives (Queen's Students)

The process is as follows:  

  • 6 months in advance of the date (no earlier) you can call this office at 613-548-2368 or email and I will let you know if there are any openings.  These spots are granted on a “first come first serve” basis to the student whose approval arrives on my desk first.
  • You should then complete the application process through the Undergraduate office so that they can approve the elective

  • Dr. Armita Rahmani (Undergrad Program Director) will complete your evaluation forms so she should be listed as the preceptor.  Make sure the email address is on the application form (the Undergraduate office sends a copy of your documentation)

    These spots are only secured once you have been notified by this Emergency Medicine Administrative office