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Applicants

2020 Interviews

All 2020 Interviews will be on a virtual platform.

 

Graduates of residencies in either pediatrics or emergency medicine are considered for entry.

Applications for the Pediatric Emergency Medicine fellowship will be accepted only through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).

ERAS 2021 Fellowship Application Timeline

Our program will require the following items from applicants:

  • Personal Statement
  • Medical School Transcripts
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter from your current program director
  • Three other letters of recommendation

IMG Requirements

The University of Tennessee Affiliated Hospitals require all international medical graduates to have ECFMG certification in order to enter a residency program. If a non-US citizen, you must also have a J-1 Visa. No other visa will be accepted.

To ensure that all residents/fellows meet minimal standards, the Graduate Medical Education Program requires that all residents/fellows entering any graduate medical education program sponsored by the University of Tennessee College of Medicine on or after July 1, 2009 must have passed USMLE Steps 1 and 2 (CK and CS) or equivalent examinations (COMLEX-USA or MCCQE). Successful completion of USMLE Step 3 is required prior to starting the fellowship.

Salary, Benefits, and Leave

Program Highlights

  • 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.

Last Published: Aug 7, 2020