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The UAB Department of Emergency Medicine offers a clerkship as well as several additional medical student courses. Students participating in these courses may participate in lectures, procedure workshops, and simulations.

Course Offerings

Number Course Eligibility
96-201 Emergency Medicine - MS3 Elective 3rd year medical students
09-100 Emergency Medicine - MS4 Clerkship 4th year medical students (elective, visiting elective, AI, critical care AI, or elective AI)
09-201 Emergency Department Ultrasound 3rd or 4th year medical students
09-101 Introduction to Medical Toxicology 3rd or 4th year medical students
09-202 Preparation for Global Health and Tropical Medicine 3rd or 4th year medical students
STP2257 Wilderness Medicine and Advanced Wilderness Life Support 3rd or 4th year medical students
STP2130 Clinical Emergency Medicine 3rd or 4th year medical students


Visiting Students

Fourth year visiting students from any US allopathic or osteopathic school are welcome. Visiting student applications are initiated and processed through the UAB Heersink School of Medicine registrar’s office. Students interested in the rotation must complete the online application through the AAMC Visiting Student Learning Opportunity (VSLO) website. All applications are reviewed and selected through the VSLO platform. Dates of rotation are set by the registrar office and are not flexible. Rotation dates are available in VSLO in early February. 

Apply to rotate at UAB on the VSLO site starting March 1, 2024. Rolling acceptance will begin April 1. Any applications submitted after July 1 will not be reviewed.

2024 Visiting Student Rotation Blocks:

  • 5/27-6/23
  • 6/24-7/21
  • 7/22-8/18
  • 8/19-9/15
  • 9/16-10/13 – SLOE not guaranteed

Away Rotation - Diversity and Inclusion

AwayRotationFlyer.pdf (uab.edu)

Course Availability

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. However, students cannot be accepted for a rotation until mid-April as per the registrar's office. UAB Heersink School of Medicine students are allowed first choice for course selections. Course offering periods may fill before visiting students are able to register. Contact Education Coordinator Aubrey Luallen to discuss registration options once your application is complete.

Rotation Dates

Review the Heersink School of Medicine course catalog for updated rotation dates. Search by #09-100 and use the link in the course description to view the weeks a course is typically offered.


The UAB Department of Emergency Medicine is committed to diversity and inclusion. We have partnered with the UAB Heersink School of Medicine, UAB Hospital GME Office, and UAB Office of Diversity and Inclusion to offer three stipends of $1,000 each for visiting students rotating in emergency medicine.

Learn more about visiting student scholarships, eligibility, and the application process


Zachary Pacheco, MD
Course Director

Erin Shufflebarger, MD, MPH
Course Co-Director

Aubrey Luallen
Education Coordinator