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Academic / Education

Doctors Hospital | Columbus, OH

  • Focus: To develop the next generation of clinical educators in emergency medicine
  • Fellowship DirectorJohn Casey, DO, MA, FACEP, FACOE - [email protected]
  • Highlights: Fellows will work with faculty at Doctors Hospital and the national leaders of USACS to learn how to create and provide cutting-edge education within the field of emergency medicine
  • Outcomes: Mastery of the topics of educational design and delivery, the role research plays in graduate medical education (GME) and GME’s most innovative delivery models

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Summa Health System I Akron, OH

  • Focus: To develop the fellow as a successful academic emergency medicine physician. This goal will be met by mastering a variety of skills during the year of fellowship, including.
  • Fellowship Director: Michael Beeson, MD - [email protected]
  • Highlights: Education skills will be developed and improved through clinical, teaching and academic programs:
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EMS

Dell Seton Medical Center at University of Texas | Austin, TX

  • Focus: One-year, immersive experience in EMS medicine
  • Fellowship Director: Chris Wyatt - [email protected]
  • Highlights: Formal didactics, administrative experiences, exposure to air/ground critical care transport, ground EMS, paramedic/physician response units, and multiple elective opportunities including tactical EMS and community paramedicine
  • Outcomes: Upon successful completion, the EMS Fellow is expected to be eligible for board certification in emergency medicine

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Allegheny General Hospital | Pittsburgh, PA

  • Focus: One-year, immersive experience in EMS medicine
  • Fellowship Director: Mara Aloi, MD - [email protected]
  • Highlights: Formal didactics, administrative experiences, exposure to air/ground critical care transport, ground EMS, paramedic/physician response units, and multiple elective opportunities including tactical EMS and community paramedicine
  • Outcomes: Upon successful completion, the EMS Fellow is expected to be eligible for board certification in emergency medicine

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Doctors Hospital | Columbus, OH

  • Focus: One-year, immersive experience in EMS medicine
  • Fellowship Director: John Casey, DO, MA, FACEP, FACOE - [email protected]
  • Highlights: Involves clinical experiences, administrative experiences, hands-on practice, and structured learning in preparation for the clinical practice of EMS medicine and board certification. Fellows will experience rural, suburban and urban EMS systems as well as flight, ground, tactical, mass gathering, and EMS education aspects of medical direction
  • Outcomes: Upon successful completion, the EMS Fellow is expected to be eligible for board certification in emergency medicine

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Health Equity

 

US Acute Care Solutions | Virtual (Geographically flexible)

  • Focus: One-year, mentored experience for aspirational leaders interested in a career in health equity in acute care (including EM, HM, and ICU). These fellows will facilitate changes to improve their communities as well as care across the acute care continuum.
  • Fellowship Director: Jayne Kendall MD, MBA, CDE, CPE - [email protected]
  • Highlights: Designed to develop and train EM, HM, or ICU physicians to become subject matter experts in health equity. This fellowship is critical to our work to create leaders who can drive meaningful policy and structural changes in acute care. 
  • Outcomes:
    • Comprehension of the relationship between health equity and the social determinants of health (SDOH)

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Innovation

US Acute Care Solutions | Virtual (Geographically flexible)

  • Focus: One-year, mentored experience for aspirational leaders interested in making a career in innovation in acute and emergency care
  • Fellowship Director: Jesse Pines, MD, MBA, MSCE - [email protected] 
  • Highlights: Under the direction of USACS National Director of Clinical Innovation Dr. Jesse Pines, the Fellowship can be accomplished from any USACS clinical site. Fellows have a national role in USACS and are mentored by the Chief Medical Officer team, participate in innovation projects, writing and educational opportunities, and have opportunities to develop and implement new care models such as telehealth, technology, novel payment approaches – as well as address timely clinical problems, such as the opioid crisis.
  • Outcomes: USACS leadership; implementation of innovation

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Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Dell Children's Medical Center at University of Texas | Austin, TX

  • Focus: Pediatric Emergency Medicine Leadership Development
  • Fellowship Director: Sujit Iyer, MD - [email protected] 
  • Highlights: Intensive mentorship and scholarly activity at one of the largest Peds EM fellowship programs in the country and working at a busy level one pediatric trauma center
  • Outcomes: Specialization in pediatric emergency medicine, development of leadership potential in acute care pediatric health

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Research

Allegheny Health Network Saint Vincent Hospital | Erie, PA

  • Focus: The USACS Fellowship in Clinical Research will provide a 2-year, mentored experience for budding researchers. The overall goal is to train and retain the next generation of acute care researchers.
  • Fellowship Director: Jestin Carlson, MD - [email protected] and Dhimitri Nikolla, DO - [email protected]
  • Highlights: Participate in monthly research calls, research initiatives and conferences 
  • Outcomes: Online Masters degree in Clinical Research for Health Professionals, Mentorship

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Rural Emergency Medicine

(for FM and IM graduates)

Cullman Regional Medical Center | Cullman, AL

  • Focus: The North Alabama Emergency Medicine Fellowship provides a unique opportunity for primary care physicians to become board certified in emergency medicine. This program is recognized by the American Academy of Emergency Physicians.
  • Fellowship Director: Mark Christensen, MD - [email protected] 
  • Highlights: 12-14 shifts per month in the ED. Specialized topics include ENT skills course, ortho and splinting course, and dental emergency. Unique learning opportunities for ballistic injuries, MVA trauma, and snake bites.
  • Outcome: Fellowship graduates will qualify for written and oral exams to receive board certification in emergency medicine (BCEM) by the American Board of Physician Specialists

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Sports Medicine

 

Dell Children's Medical Center at University of Texas | Austin, TX

  • Focus: Integrates the best parts of primary care, physical medicine and rehab with acute care medicine to train fellows in the non-surgical aspects of sports medicine
  • Fellowship Director: Coming Soon!
  • Highlights: Austin is a vibrant community with an abundance of athletics. Our fellows have access to professional athletes in soccer, ice hockey, rugby, moto-GP, and a variety of auto racing teams. We also serve college and high school athletes across the nation, as well as events such as marathons, triathlons, and bike races.

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Summa Health Systems | Akron, OH

  • Focus: To advance the field of primary care sports medicine through the training of highly motivated, qualified individuals and to provide excellence in the services provided through our practice. We strive to offer an exciting year of opportunities that spans the entire breadth of primary care sports medicine. Our program is designed for responsible, self-directed learners who desire exposure to covering professional and high school sports, as well as didactic sessions spanning various areas of orthopedic medicine, wellness education, sports nutrition, sports psychology and performance medicine.
  • Fellowship Director: Michael Beeson, MD - [email protected]
  • Highlights: We provide coverage opportunities where the fellows are expected to manage acute sports traumatology and general sports medicine issues. We provide a wide range of orthopedic specialty rotations to enhance one’s knowledge base in these sub-specialty areas. We respect the fact that fellows have new ideas, which may improve our program and enthusiastically welcome this exchange in a collegial atmosphere within our group.

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Ultrasound

Allegheny General Hospital | Pittsburgh, PA

  • Focus: One-year emergency ultrasound program (EUS) for board certified/board eligible emergency physicians
  • Fellowship Director: Mara Aloi, MD - [email protected]
  • Highlights: Core and advanced EUS scanning technique, Quality assurance, Program development and management, Resident / medical student education, Research
  • Outcomes: Prepare fellows for leadership roles in emergency ultrasound with specialized training

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Critical Care

(coming in 2025)

Summa Health Systems | Akron, OH

  • Focus: Two-year critical care fellowship for board certified/board eligible emergency physicians
  • Fellowship Director: Caleb Harrell, MD - [email protected] 
  • Highlights: Multidisciplinary critical care experience with rotations covering all aspects of medical, surgical, neurological, and cardiac critical care
  • Outcomes: CCM fellows are expected to advance their knowledge of critical care medicine through concentrated exposure to critically ill patients as well as concentrated time for the study of materials related to such patients

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