Emergency Medicine Interest GroupUT Chapter

We are happy to announce that Dr. Creel, M.D., FACEP, has agreed to become our faculty advisor! He is currently the Residency Program Director of Emergency Medicine at UT Chattanooga and is the Chief of the Erlanger Emergency Department. We are excited to have him.

The Emergency Medicine Interest Group (EMIG) of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center conducts meetings, conferences, and special activities throughout the year with the intent of presenting topics in acute care. At some point in their education, all medical students have contact with the Emergency Department. The activities held by EMIG are geared towards helping students deal with the types of situations that they are likely to encounter.


  • Evaluating Radiographs
  • Recognizing Signs of Abuse
  • Gang Violence in Memphis
  • Interpreting EKGs
  • Case Studies from the Emergency Department
  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine
  • Experiences in the Emergency Department as told by Emergency Medicine Residents
  • Am I right for Emergency Medicine, and is Emergency Medicine Right For Me?
  • Signs and Symptoms of Cocaine Abuse
  • How to Handle a Code

Special Activities

Members of EMIG have the opportunity to attend special activities presented in conjunction with other various organizations.