The Department of Anesthesiology takes an active role in training medical students at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Read about the following courses in the Office of Student Affairs Senior Electives Catalog:
This program is for University of Maryland Students only.
In addition to teaching anesthesiology courses to first- and second-year medical students, the Department of Anesthesiology also offers four and eight-week externships to University of Maryland first-year medical students interested in learning more about the field. A stipend is provided.
The externship will offer an opportunity to get hands-on experience in anesthesiology in general, as well as many of the anesthesiology sub-specialties, including:
4-Week Session: June 3, 2013 - June 28, 2013 & July 1, 2013 - July 26, 2013
8 Week Session: June 3, 2013 - July 26, 2013
Qualified applicants will have successfully completed, prior to the externship's start date, their freshman year in a medical school accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) and continue to be in good academic standing through the externship's duration. Must have proof of PPD immunization. Housing will be the responsibility of the applicant.
Four documents are required, two of which are available here, as well as two letters of reference. To apply, download and print the forms below. After completing the printed forms, mail them to the Externship Program Coordinator (see address below).
The deadline for applying to the Externship Program is March 29.
Application * - To be completed by applicant.
Dean's Report * - To be completed by the Dean of the applicant's medical school.
For more information, please contact Ms. Wanda Cashwell at 410-328-9813.
Application material should be sent to:
Shafonya Turner, MD
Director, Externship Program
C/O Wanda Cashwell
Externship Program Coordinator Assistant
University of Maryland
Department of Anesthesiology, Suite S8D12
22 South Greene Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21201