Injury Prevention Education in Emergency Medicine Clerkship

Michael Mello, MD, MPH, is the co-director of Brown Medical School's Required Community Health Clerkship. Students can elect to complete their six-week clerkship at the Injury Prevention Center.

Medical students rotating through the emergency medicine elective are provided focused instruction on injury prevention. Students receive an introductory lecture about the history of injury prevention, injury as a disease process, the science of injury prevention, analysis of an injury event and methods of prevention.