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Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Curriculum

The PEM fellowship curriculum for a pediatric residency graduate includes:

PL1

Orientation4 weeks
Pediatric emergency medicine16 weeks
Adult emergency medicine4 weeks
Pediatric anesthesia4 weeks
Pediatric intensive care4 weeks
Trauma surgery4 weeks
Research12 weeks

PL2

Pediatric emergency medicine16 weeks
Adult emergency medicine4 weeks
Ultrasound4 weeks
Toxicology2 weeks
Emergency Medical Services2 weeks
Research20 weeks

PL3

Pediatric emergency medicine20 weeks
Adult emergency medicine4 weeks
Elective8 weeks
Research16 weeks

The PEM fellowship curriculum for an emergency medicine residency graduate includes:

PL1

Orientation4 weeks
Pediatric emergency medicine24 weeks
Pediatric inpatient medicine4 weeks
Pediatric anesthesia4 weeks
Pediatric intensive care4 weeks
Neonatal intensive care4 weeks
Pediatric outpatient clinics4 weeks

PL2

Pediatric emergency medicine28 weeks
Trauma surgery4 weeks
Ultrasound4 weeks
Toxicology2 weeks
Emergency Medical Services2 weeks
Elective8 weeks

Rotations coincide with calendar months.

Clinical duties in the emergency departments with consist of shift work.  In the intensive care units and pediatric inpatient medicine, overnight call will be assigned every fourth night.  Fellows will take home call on the toxicology rotation.  Trauma surgery will consist of a night float schedule.

Fellow work hours will be fully compliant with  ACGME duty hour regulations.

Fellows are given 3 weeks of vacation per year.

Moonlighting

Moonlighting is allowed with the approval of the program director after the first month of training.  By ACGME mandate, moonlighting hours must be reported and included in calculations of total work hours; the sum of fellowship program and moonlighting hours must not exceed 80 hours/week.