Emergency Medicine Research Associate Program


The Emergency Medicine Research Associate Program, led by Dr. Eike Blohm, provides the infrastructure necessary to conduct clinical research projects in the emergency department. EMRAP provides training and support for research associates who screen and assist in enrolling emergency department patients for ongoing clinical research and quality improvement projects under the supervision of UVMMC emergency physicians.

Course Levels

EMS Minor

Are you interested in emergency medicine and want it to count towards a minor?

To obtain a minor in Emergency Medical Services, you are required to complete:

  • EMT (6 credits)
  • Medical Terminology (2 credits)

AND choose from the  following elective courses (# of total credits TBA)

  • EMRAP- SURG 200, 201, 220 (3-4 credits each)
  • Wilderness First  Responder Training (3 credits)
  • EMT TA


UVMMC Emergency Department

Vermont’s only tertiary care Level I Trauma Center

  • More than 65,000 patient visits a year
  • 45 beds, including 18 specifically designated for trauma and major resuscitation
  • EMRAP students of all levels spend time training in the ED

    Learn more

    Eike Blohm is a former paramedic who now works as an Emergency Medicine attending physician and toxicologist. He has redesigned the EMRAP program and lead the team since 2017. 

    Contact Eike Blohm for additional information about the program.

    Eike Blohm

    Eike Blohm, M.D.

    Assistant Professor
    EMRAP Director

    Roz Bidad

    Roz Bidad

    Assistant Director
    Emergency Medicine Research Associate Program

    Roz Bidad is both a clinical and research registered nurse in the Emergency Department, and is the Program Manager for Emergency Medicine Research.