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

    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/week Activity
    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 area Activity Days Required Alternate Optional 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