Mission & Highlights
Our program is carefully tailored to provide each fellow with a unique and comprehensive experience to prepare them for a successful career in clinical and academic pediatric emergency medicine. We accept graduates who have completed an RRC accredited pediatric residency or emergency residency program. We are a three year program for all fellows, with the third year typically required to complete their scholarly work and research project.
We moved into a brand new ED in December 2010, with 62 patient care beds making us one of the largest pediatric ED's in the nation!!
- High volume ED (top 10 pediatric census in the nation) & high level of acuity with exposure to the breadth & depth of our specialty.
- "Level 1" trauma experience with PEM's as the initial team leaders.
- PEM faculty with diverse personal and professional interests.
- Coverage provided by board eligible or certified PEM physicians, 24/7.
- Fellows function as "Junior" attendings.
- Moonlighting is encouraged as long as it does not interfere with core learning.
- Active research program in applications of bedside ultrasonography in the PEM. Dedicated portable ultrasound machine for use in the department.
- Simulation training with mock code exercises.
- Fellows encouraged to pursue their passion as part of their administrative and scholarly contributions to the division.
- Flexible ED leadership and management style with focus on customer satisfaction and trialing of new processes.
- Collaborative relationship with other divisions like pediatric orthopedics, cardiology, radiology, ICU, ID, nursing and core pediatric residency program.
- Professional practice management resources with education in accurate coding, documentation & RVU capture.
- Active ED procedural sedation program with use of wide range of agents including ketamine, propofol, nitrous oxide & etomidate.
- Our program received full accreditation by ACGME in 2009 for the next 5 years.
Medicine Fellowship Program
Mindy Longjohn, MD