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Managing the Acutely Unstable Patient: Course Guide

Last Updated: November 19, 2020


This upper-level course was designed to provide senior medical students with opportunities to learn and deploy advanced acute management knowledge and skills in a diverse set of patient populations. Students were engaged in simulation sessions and case discussions designed around multiple environments, such as undifferentiated ED patients and rapid response patients on a medical floor. Scenarios and lectures were built around topics including toxicology, trauma, and pediatric emergency medicine, and delivered by content experts.


Jay Garcia, Perelman School of Medicine
Joanna Jiang, Perelman School of Medicine
Zachary Mankoff, Perelman School of Medicine
Daniel Mercader, Perelman School of Medicine
Iris Reyes, MD, Perelman School of Medicine, Dept of Emergency Medicine (iris.reyes@pennmedicine.upenn.edu)