Physician-Led Courses

The Emergency Medical Services programs is committed to training the next generation of health care professionals. As such we offer a number of physician-lead undergraduate and graduate courses to meet the needs of students from a wide variety of health care fields. These courses may be taken as electives to augment programs of study across the University, with prior Academic Advisor approval.

Undergraduate Courses

EHS 2107: Theory & Practice of Research in a Clinical Setting

Fundamentals of clinical research methods, design, and analysis related to emergency medicine. For more information about the program, please contact M. McCarthy, M.D.: melmccar@gwu.edu

EHS 2108: Emergency Medicine Clinical Scribe

Fundamentals of emergency medicine clinical practice through documentation and management of clinical information. For more information about the program, please contact A Pourmand: apourmand@mfa.gwu.edu

EHS 2110: Emergency Department Critical Assessment and Procedures

Expansion of EMT–Basic knowledge and skills for independent performance as a hospital technician; emphasis on the Emergency Department and Intensive Care Units. For more information about the program, please contact R Shesser, M.D.: rshesser@mfa.gwu.edu

Graduate Courses

EHS 6211: Innovations in Telemedicine

Introduces the topic of telemedicine to undergraduate, graduate students, and interested professionals in a multidisciplinary format while spurring innovation and entrepreneurship in the fields of Medicine, Engineering, Public Health, Business and Law. Case studies, site visits and guest lecturers from individuals on the cutting edge of health fields will be presented to deliver a comprehensive look at a rapidly evolving field. For more information about the program, please contact N. Sikka, M.D.: nsikka@gwu.edu

EHS 6227: Introduction to Human Health in Space

Aerospace medicine concepts in an interdisciplinary fashion to anyone who is interested in human spaceflight. Elements of physiology, medicine, law, policy, engineering, and history incorporated into the course. For more information about the program, please contact K. Lehnhardt, M.D.: krlehnha@gwu.edu