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Medical Education
Medical Student Education

Emergency Medicine

Available Electives

San Francisco (Parnassus and/or San Francisco General Hospital)

  • 140.01 Advanced Emergency Medicine – Parnassus/SFGH (available only to students applying in EM)
  • 140.11 EMS and Disaster Medicine – SFGH

Oakland (Highland Hospital)

  • 140.40 Advanced Emergency Medicine (available only to students applying in EM)

Department Contacts

Sandra Lieu
Emergency Services
San Francisco General Hospital
1001 Potrero Avenue, Room 1E21
San Francisco CA 94110

Jackie Alberto
Alameda County Medical Center
Highland Campus
Department of Emergency Medicine
1411 E. 31st Street
Oakland, CA 94602

Special Instructions

San Francisco Rotations (EM 140.01 & EM 140.11):

The department requires additional documents to be included with your VSAS application. Please upload your USMLE Step 1 score and a letter of recommendation from a faculty member with whom you have worked clinically. 

If you are applying to EM 140.01, please visit our website for information about our Visiting Elective Scholarship Program for medical students who are underrepresented in medicine:


Dates of Attendance

Dates of attendance must correspond with the School of Medicine's electives calendar.