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University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) – Fresno will be accepting two PA students for our wilderness medicine student elective. As an introduction to wilderness medicine, the elective will cover environmental illnesses, trauma, search and rescue, burns, bites and stings, wilderness improvisation, and more. This two-week elective includes one week of didactic education then moves into the Sierra Nevada mountains for hands-on training. UCSF faculty and guest instructors will be leading the elective. UCSF Fresno has a robust wilderness medicine program including a wilderness medicine fellowship and medical direction/education to the National Park Service.

Elective dates:

9/3/18 – 9/14/18

Deadline to apply:

4/15/18

Prerequisites:

PA student in their final year of training

PA must be able to provide their own transportation

For more information:

https://www.fresno.ucsf.edu/medical-student-programs/wilderness-medicine-rotation/

Email:

em.pa.residency@fresno.ucsf.edu

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