Electives

Popular electives include:

  • Wilderness Medicine - The class travels to Colorado for hands on activities like high altitude medicine and avalanche prevention, cross country skiing, hiking, basic rope work and evacuation drills. The Wilderness Medicine course culminates with a canoeing and camping trip to Current River, MO. The course focuses on provision of medical care in remote and austere environments. Didactic lectures include topics ranging from: water purification, altitude and dive medicine, travel medicine, infectious diseases and how to create environment appropriate medical kits and choose the correct equipment for any given expedition. Residents also help to provide coordination of didactic lectures, are expected to create and present lectures on a variety of Wilderness Medicine related topics, and serve as mentors for the other class participants.
  • Toxicology
  • International Medicine
  • Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Oral Surgery
  • Advanced Ultrasound
  • Ophthalmology
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Advanced Emergency Medicine Pharmacy
  • Many other opportunities available