Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Emergency Medicine


The Department of Emergency Medicine plays a role in the education of Feinberg medical students throughout their program. The faculty and staff of Feinberg’s Department of Emergency Medicine have a strong commitment to undergraduate medical education beginning in the pre-clinical years.  Several members of the emergency medicine faculty instruct medical school curriculum, including: Problem-Based Learning (PBL); Medical Decision Making (MDM); Introduction to Clinical Clerkships (ICC); and Patient, Physician, and Society (PPS).

Learn more about the opportunities and requirements for medical students via the links below.

Visiting Student

The Department of Emergency Medicine offers a four-week visiting elective for fourth-year students attending other medical schools. 

Prerequisites for the visiting elective:

Students who meet Feinberg’s general application criteria for the visiting student elective program  may be considered for the emergency medicine elective.  We consider visiting applicants on a "first come, first served, space available" basis.

MD Teaching Opportunities

Passionate teachers are critical to the success of Feinberg medical students. The Augusta Webster Office of Medical Education is looking for Feinberg faculty to inspire future leaders by teaching in our MD Program. We offer teaching formats and schedules that can accommodate your needs.