EMS offers broad and varied clinical experience with a strong foundation in clinical care, environmental and situational issues, EMS systems, medical oversight and administration, special operations, and education and organizational outreach.

Overview

At a glance
  • Length of fellowship: 12 months
  • Number of positions: 3
  • Salary: PGY-4 OR PGY-5 as approved + benefits/shared use of fellowship field response vehicle
  • Master’s degree: Optional, with prior arrangement with program director
  • Diverse training sites allow fellows to focus on any area of interest
  • We participate in the NRMP Match. NRMP fellowship match deadlines are available here.
  • ACGME Continued Accreditation effective 1/2021
  • Faculty, alumni and current fellows hold scholarship and leadership roles nationwide
Training

Fellows train alongside some of the most highly regarded emergency response professionals in the region, including our many partners.

You will receive an education unmatched elsewhere in preparation for the complex world of physician medical oversight of any EMS system. Fellows are trained by a premier academic institution in a state-of-the-art facility, with extensive hands-on field work and the opportunity to excel in broad areas of interest.

Curriculum
Required
  • EMD certification
  • EVOC certification
Optional based on fellow interest
  • EMT-T certification
  • Firefighter certification
  • Paramedic certification
Clinical shifts

12 hours per week in a busy urban Level I trauma center or a community ED
Moonlighting opportunities available (requires approval)


People

Program Director
Bridgette Svancarek, MD, FAEMS

Bridgette Svancarek, MD, FAEMS

Division Chief of EMS; Program Director of EMS Fellowships, Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine

Associate Program Director
James Li, MD

James Li, MD

Assistant Program Director of Education for EMS Fellowships; Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine

Program Manager
Dora Miller, C-TAGME, CHPM

Dora Miller, C-TAGME, CHPM

Manager of Academic Programs

Fellows
Alumni
2022

Joseph Finney, MD

Katarzyna “Kasia” Hampton, MD

Rebecca Tracy, DO

2021

Noah Bernhardson, MD

2020

David Wright, MS, PA-C. NRP

Erica Kane, MD

Heather de Anda, MD

Louis Fornage, MD

2019

Tyler Haas, MD

2018

Melissa Kroll, MD, EMT-T

Sven Steen, MD, EMT-T

2017

Maia Dorsett, MD, PhD

Brandon Bleess, MD, EMT-T

2016

Nathan Woltman, MD, EMT-T

Jeff Siegler, MD, EMT-P/T

2015

Erica Carney, MD

2014

Nicholas Rathert, MD

2013

Benjamin Ostrovsky, MD

2012

Jacob Keeperman, MD

2011

Michael Lohmeier, MD

2010

Bridgette Svancarek, MD

2009

Jeffrey Shafer, MD, EMP-P

Scott Gilmore, MD, EMT-P, FACEP, FAEMS

2007

Brian Froelke, MD