Welcome to the Pediatric Emergency Medicine Research Associates’ Program (PEMRAP) website. It is our pleasure to serve you as PEMRAP Course Masters and Program Coordinator. PEMRAP has grown significantly since its inception in 2002. More than 535 undergraduates have now participated in the program. PEMRAP offers Washington University undergraduate students, interested in pursuing a career in medicine or an allied healthcare field, an opportunity to participate in clinical, patient-oriented research projects at St. Louis Children's Hospital (SLCH) on the Washington University School of Medicine campus.
St. Louis Children’s Hospital (SLCH) is one of the preeminent providers of pediatric healthcare in the nation. It is continually ranked among the best pediatric hospitals in the United States. Emergency doctors and staff see more than 55,000 patients annually. PEMRAP Research Associates enroll on average, between 600 and 700 patients each year in national and WUSM studies.
Take a few minutes to visit the various pages of our website. We are certain you will see why the PEMRAP experience will help you learn more about the field of medicine.
PEMRAP Spring and Fall Semester lecture sessions will be held on Tuesday afternoons from 1:30pm-3:30pm on the medical campus. Registration for Fall 2017 begins April 18th, 2017.
Course requirements include: HIPAA training, CITI training certification, Single tier TB test, FLU vaccination (October-March), WU Dept. of Pediatrics non-appointee packet completion, immunization record, background check and drug screening clearances.
Fahd Ahmad, M.D., M.S.C.I. Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Emergency Medicine
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis Children's Hospital