Emergency Medicine Interest Group

Mission Statement
To provide opportunities and clinically relevant experiences that help to create better medical students and to educate interested members about the exciting field of Emergency Medicine. The LSUHSC Emergency Medicine Interest Group (EMIG) is an organization whose mission is to provide both education and experience in the field of Emergency Medicine.

If you are considering Emergency Medicine as a possible career choice, or just want to gain some experience in the Emergency Room setting, then EMIG is the place to start.

Benefits of belonging to EMIG

  • Only EMIG members may sign up to volunteer at LSU Interim Hospital (University). EMIG provides your malpractice coverage.
  • Priority scheduling for skills lab workshops
    • Ultrasound
    • Splinting/Casting
    • IV
    • Suturing
  • Free food provided at lunch meetings with speakers presenting a variety of topics in Emergency Medicine
  • Custom EMIG T-shirt


Welcome to the LSU Emergency Department! Nowhere else in America can you find a more exciting place in which to experience emergency medicine. LSU – EMIG is proud to be able to allow its members the opportunity to volunteer in this unique environment. Please use the following guidelines and rules when volunteering at LSU Interim Hospital:
• Join EMIG/pay dues
• Read volunteer instructions and sign up for a timeslot with the following links:

Volunteering in the ER Instructions

Volunteer Schedule



President Cal Creel ccree3@lsuhsc.edu
Executive Vice President
BLS Coordinator Abby Olinde aolind@lsuhsc.edu
BLS Coordinator Chris Bloise cblois@lsuhsc.edu
BLS Coordinator Maya Roth mroth1@lsuhsc.edu
VP of Community Affairs
Skills Lab Coordinator Tim Harmon tharm1@lsuhsc.edu
Skills Lab Coordinator Ashkan Badlo asaljo@lsuhsc.edu
Skills Lab Coordinator
Volunteer Coordinator Abby Olinde aolind@lsuhsc.edu
Secretary Branson Cambre bcamb1@lsuhsc.edu
Treasurer John Day jday2@lsuhsc.edu
SGA/EMRA Representative Kyle Wilson Kwil50@lsuhsc.edu


Research Coordinator: Benjamin I. Lee, MPH (blee15@lsuhsc.edu)
Emergency Medicine Director of Research: Dr. Lisa Moreno-Walton (lwalto@lsuhsc.edu)
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Jennifer Avegno (JAvegn@lsuhsc.edu)

Student Procedure Manual
o http://www.medschool.lsuhsc.edu/emig/Procedure%20Manual.htm
American College of Emergency Physicians
o http://www.acep.org/
Emergency Medicine Residency Association
o http://www.emra.org/

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