EMED 709H Emergency Medicine - PeaceHealth Sacred Heart

Course Purpose Statement

Students will be assigned shifts in the Emergency Departments at Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend, a 432 bed quaternary care, Level II trauma facility, and at University District offering students an excellent educational and clinical experience. You will have an introduction to all aspects of Emergency Medicine; working one-on-one with Board certified Emergency Medicine physicians. Students participate in the daily care of emergency patients with attending staff and attend weekly lectures covering a broad range of topics in Emergency Medicine. An introduction to pre-hospital care and toxicology will also be included. PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center has 2 hospitals; University District in Eugene and RiverBend in Springfield, OR, approximately 100 miles south of the main OHSU campus. Students participating in rotations in this community will work one on one with their attending with increased autonomy. There are no Residents practicing at these hospitals or community clinics.

For further information about the course, contact Emily Hauser, (503) 494-6993, or hauserem@ohsu.edu