Advanced EM Summer Program

This summer, for the second year in a row, high school students interested in Emergency Medicine will have the opportunity to stay on the Stanford campus and engage directly with the Emergency Medicine faculty on a daily basis. During the ten-day course, students will participate in anatomy lab with real cadavers, learn how to properly perform rescue breaths and chest compressions, how to suture wounds, how to work as a team to stabilize a patient, and much more. 

The 2018 summer session is filled to capacity, but more information can be accessed on the Envision website.

2017 Highlights

July 5-14, 2017, 150 students stayed on campus and interacted with Stanford faculty as they learned about anatomy, suturing, ultrasounds, wilderness medicine, mass casualty situations and more. Take a peek at the highlights from the summer.

Topics will include:

History and Physical Exam Skills
Basic Life Support
Wilderness Survival
Toxicology
Disaster Medicine
Anatomy Lab
Clinical Ultrasound
Suturing
Splinting and more!

Location:

Stanford Medical Center, Palo Alto, CA

Dates:

June 2018 and July 2018

Sponsorships:

Stanford Department of Emergency Medicine is thrilled to offer a select number of sponsorship positions for this program.  These positions are available for low-income and under-represented minority students from the local area who have shown academic excellence and an interest in a career in medicine.  Successful applicants will receive full tuition support for the program. 

If you are interested, please email
Cori Poffenberger, MD 
or Jason Lowe, DO.

Program Faculty

Cori Poffenberger, MD
Program Director, Advanced Emergency Medicine 
Professional Interests: Ultrasound

Jason Lowe, DO
Program Director, Advanced Emergency Medicine 
Professional Interests: Pediatric EM

Ian Brown, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine

Jessica Ngo, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine

Viveta Lobo, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine

Rwo-Wen Huang, MD
Clinical Instructor, Emergency Medicine

Deborah Kimball, MD
Clinical Instructor, Emergency Medicine

Peter D'Souza, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine

Andrea Fang, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine

Angela Lumba-Brown, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine

Alexei Wagner, MD, MBA
Clinical Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine

Colin Bucks, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine

Henry Curtis, MD
Clinical Instructor, Emergency Medicine

Paul Auerbach, MD
Clinical Professor, Emergency Medicine
Professor, Redlich Family

Laleh Gharahbaghian, MD
Clinical Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine

Phillip Harter, MD
Clinical Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine

Avinash Patil, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine