Florida Hospital East Orlando is one of the largest and busiest Emergency departments in the nation. Every medical student and resident is supervised by Board Certified Emergency Medicine Faculty. Our state of the art system provides Emergency Medicine care for approximately 110,000 patients a year.
Our Emergency Department Facility
Our ED is devided in a pod system. It has 66 beds, 10 hallway beds, 12 OBS care beds and 12 pediatric beds in the Pediatric ED • Divided in 6 pods: – Lean area composed by Pod E and F – Super track Pod A – Acute area Pod C and D - Pod B is a Mix of Lean and Acute Care area • Student will rotate in the lean and acute care area. We also have a separate Pediatric ER with 12 beds.
The student is required to do approximately 15 shifts
• Each shift is 8 hours long
• Shifts will include days, afternoons, evenings,
as well as weekends
• The student will have a working shift each week designated as a reading/conference day
A comprehensive didactic schedule is provided and includes conferences prepared for residents and students as well as conferences designed exclusively for students