Division of Emergency Medicine
McMaster University is pleased to offer electives for medical students in Emergency Medicine.
There are three major teaching hospitals that provide a varying experience in Emergency Medicine.
Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation
St. Joseph's Healthcare
McMaster Medical Students
A block elective of 2 weeks is available during the dates listed below. In limited circumstances, we may offer a 3 week elective. The student shall contact the Undergraduate Program Associate, Darci Hill, as early as possible since space is limited.
Visiting Students (non-McMaster medical students)
For information on how to apply for a block elective in Emergency Medicine, please visit the MD Program website:
Available block elective days for 2013 - choose a block that works for you!
March 29 – April 18, 2013
May 10 – June 27, 2013
July 19 – August 22, 2013
September 13 – October 17, 2013
November 8 – November 28, 2013
2014 – dates TBA
A written list of objectives must be submitted two weeks prior to the start of the elective to the Electives Coordinator, Dr. Mallin. Students will be oriented to the block elective experience on Day 1, at which time scheduling and evaluation issues are reviewed. It is expected the student will complete at least 4-5 /shifts per week, including weekends and some nights. Students are responsible having daily students/faculty evaluations returned to Darci Hill for every shift. Students may either having their end of rotation evaluation completed by their main preceptor or the Undergraduate Electives Coordinator.
Family Medicine/Emergency Medicine Elective
A unique elective experience that allows a student to work along side a faculty member who incorporates both Emergency Medicine and a Family Medicine office practice. Contact Darci Hill for details.
Hamilton General Hospital
McMaster Clinic, 2nd Floor
Phone: (905) 521-2100, Ext. 73542
Rebecca Mallin, MD, FRCP(EM)
Undergraduate Electives Co-ordinator
Daren Lin, MD, CCFP(EM)
Undergraduate Clerkship Co-ordinator