Program Details

What to expect

Length of Fellowship: 12 months

Number of Positions: 3

Salary: PGY-4 OR PGY-5 as approved click here + benefits/including take home field response vehicle

Masters Degree: Optional, with prior arrangement with program director.

Application Deadline: September 15, 2019, See How to Apply Page.

We participate in the NRMP Match.  NRMP fellowship match deadlines are available here.

ACGME Accredited through: 2020

Medical Oversight Spectrum:

Fellows have field response capability using a take-home response vehicle.  Anticipated field time expectations are described in policy

  • Ground Ambulance
  • Air Ambulance
  • Critical Care Transport
  • Tactical Emergency Medical Support
  • Urban Search and Rescue
  • Public Safety Answering Points (PSAP
  • Mass Gathering/Event Medicine
  • Legislative/Political Experiences and Advocacy

Field Shift Expectations (6-12 hr each).  These are approximate numbers

  Jul – Oct Nov-Dec Jan-Mar Apr-Jun Annual Hours
Primary agency (Christian or West) 2 days/wk 2+ days/wk 2+ days/wk 2+ days/wk 700-800 hr
Secondary agency (Christian or West) 3-4 days/mo 2 days/mo 3 days/mo 3 days/mo 350 hr
Northeast or other agency as designated by PD 1-2 days/mo 1-2 days/mo 2 days/mo 2 days/mo 200 hr
Air Medical   2 shift/mo 2 shift/mo   60 hr
Specials: Tactical (min 2 per year) / HazMat (min 1 per year) / USAR (min 1 per year)   1 day/mo   1-2 day/mo 60-80 hr
  14 days/mo 15 days/mo 15 days/mo 15 days/mo  
 Jul – OctNov-DecJan-MarApr-JunAnnual HoursPrimary agency (Christian or West)2 days/wk 2+ days/wk2+ days/wk2+ days/wk700-800 hrSecondary agency (Christian or West)3-4 days/mo2 days/mo3 days/mo3 days/mo350 hrNortheast or other agency as designated by PD1-2 days/mo1-2 days/mo2 days/mo2 days/mo200 hrAir Medical 2 shift/mo2 shift/mo 60 hrSpecials: Tactical (min 2 per year) / HazMat (min 1 per year) / USAR (min 1 per year) 1 day/mo 1-2 day/mo60-80 hr 14 days/mo15 days/mo15 days/mo15 days/mo 
 Jul – OctNov-DecJan-MarApr-JunAnnual Hours
Primary agency (Christian or West)2 days/wk 2+ days/wk2+ days/wk2+ days/wk700-800 hr
Secondary agency (Christian or West)3-4 days/mo2 days/mo3 days/mo3 days/mo350 hr
Northeast or other agency as designated by PD1-2 days/mo1-2 days/mo2 days/mo2 days/mo200 hr
Air Medical 2 shift/mo2 shift/mo 60 hr
Specials: Tactical (min 2 per year) / HazMat (min 1 per year) / USAR (min 1 per year) 1 day/mo 1-2 day/mo60-80 hr
 14 days/mo15 days/mo15 days/mo15 days/mo 

Curriculum includes:

  • EMT-T certification
  • EMD certification
  • EVOC certification

Clinical Shifts:

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

Fellowship Time Allocation and Travel:

Approximate weekly hours commitment is described in policy and as noted below.  There is some travel for various courses and commitments as well.  Anticipated weekly average MINIMUM obligations should be expected to be 60+ hours and look somewhat like this.

Hours/WeekActivity

12

Clinical ED shift

16+

Field time

3

Fellowship conference

4-8

Education (this is you prepping or teaching class, expect 6-8 hrs/prep for each hour of presentation if you do a good job)

4-8

Scholarly activity / research: i.e., blogs, podcast prep, article writing / review, IRB work, data processing, meetings with faculty

4-8

Reading:  textbook, journals – pertinent to EMS core content, current literature

4

Meetings: preparation for or attendance of agency / EMS meetings, such as SAC, East Region EMS, agency medical director or QI meetings, provider discipline, sentinel event, TCD meetings, faculty meetings

56-64 hr

Total

Specific activities and potential external activities are targeted as follows and may include out of town travel as per fellowship policy.

Focus AreaActivityDaysRequiredAlternateOption with prior approval

Core

Emergency Medical Dispatch

3

X

 

 

 

Emergency Vehicle Operations

2

X

 

 

 

ICS 300 / 400

4

X

 

 

 

HazMat Awareness (online)

1

X

CDP-CBRNE

 

 

Basic Firefighter

2

X

Firefighter I

 

 

NAEMSP Medical Director’s Course

4

X

 

 

 

NREMT Item Writing

2

X

 

 

 

Air Medical

8 shifts

X

 

Extra days

Advocacy

MOCEP Advocacy Day

1

choose at least one

 

 

 

MSMA Advocacy Day

1

 

 

 

EMS on the Hill and NAEMSP Legislative Academy (based on funding availability)

2

 

 

Specials

Firefighter I

 

 

Basic Firefighter

X

 

National Fire Academy / Center for Domestic Preparedness courses

 

 

 

X

 

USAR training (Google calendar)

1 date

X

 

Extra days

Mass Gathering

Hawaii IronMan

4

X

 

 

 

Cardinals / Blues games

4-6

X

 

 

 

State Fair, Races, Concerts

 

 

 

X

Tactical

CONTOMS Medical Director

1

X

CONTOMS

 

 

CONTOMS

6

 

CONTOMS Med Director

X

 

SWAT School (Google calendar)

4

 

 

X

 

Tactical training (Google calendar)

2 dates

X

 

Extra days

Education

NREMT Fellow Conference

 

 

 

X

 

COAEMSP Site visitor training / board meeting

 

 

 

X

 

NAEMSE meeting

 

 

 

X