EMED 3000 - Introduction to Emergency Medicine Research 

Learn the foundations of human subjects research and the flow of the UVMMC Emergency Department in this 4 credit intro course.

Geared towards pre-health professionals interested in research, this class focuses on the foundations of human subjects' research and good clinical practice (GCP) with a related clinical research laboratory experience. This course will cover topics ranging from basic statistics, research ethics, informed consent, and study design. Students will also have the opportunity to shadow in the emergency department and participate in a simulated informed consent as the researcher. This course is offered to second year undergraduates and above, an override is required for registration.

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  • Offered: Fall semester--Virtually with an in-person OR virtual lab option. 
  • Offered: Spring semester - In person with an in person lab.
  • Pre-requisites: Minimum sophomore class standing and instructor permission.
  • Post-bac students are welcome
  • 2 lectures per week focused on the foundations of clinical research.

Clinical Research Lab:

  • Shadow physicians, nurses, PA’s, EMTs, and EMS in the emergency department
  • Learn blood processing skills in a research laboratory
  • Learn how to obtain informed consent from standardized patient in the simulation lab
  • Grand Rounds events & Journal Club 

Labs are scheduled after registration is complete. Expect to have 4 hours of clinical lab time per week.

If you wish to enroll in EMED 3000 next semester, please submit this form for an override.

Students are saying:

“I really liked the lectures. Well put together, funny, thoughtful, and informing.”

“Loved the course, can’t wait for SURG201.”