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FELLOWSHIPS & EM ORGANIZATIONS. Why a Fellowship u Increase knowledge base u Increase marketability u Establish expertise u Build framework for national.

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1 FELLOWSHIPS & EM ORGANIZATIONS

2 Why a Fellowship u Increase knowledge base u Increase marketability u Establish expertise u Build framework for national opportunities u Develop local, regional and national growth of area u Increase career satisfaction u Increase confidence as academician

3 Fellowships in EM PROS u expertise u professional contacts u academic opportunities u marketability u personal satisfaction PROS u expertise u professional contacts u academic opportunities u marketability u personal satisfaction CONS u additional time and training u marginal costs u pigeonhole/bias u possible decrease in clinical skills u no guarantees... CONS u additional time and training u marginal costs u pigeonhole/bias u possible decrease in clinical skills u no guarantees...

4 Fellowships in EM Accredited(ACGME) Non-accredited u Pediatrics u Medical Toxicology u Sports Medicine u Critical Care u Hyperbaric u Research u Administration u Education u EMS u International u Ultrasound u Cardiovascular

5 Research Fellowship u Select your mentor Work well together Experienced u Develop your project Your idea Mentors project u Apply for funding Government Foundations Corporate

6 Pediatric EM Fellowship u Board Certification by ABEM and AAP u 2 or 3 years u Job Opportunities Expert in EM group Work in Pediatric ED Academic faculty

7 Medical Toxicology Fellowship u Board certification u Two year fellowship u Job Opportunities Expert in EM group Manage an inpatient toxicology service Poison Control Academic faculty

8 Sports Medicine Fellowship u Board Certification by ABEM and ABFP u 1-2 year fellowship u Career Opportunities Academic EM Sports Medicine Inpatient service Arts medicine

9 Administration Fellowship u EM group or agency u Individually designed u One year fellowship u Career Opportunities Group Leader Leader in medical organizations Government SAEM Headquarters

10 Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Fellowship u Not a boarded fellowship u 1-2 year fellowship u Career Opportunities EMS director Group EMS director Paramedic education EMS policy maker

11 Critical Care Fellowship u New idea in EM u Currently EM grads cannot sit the ABMS CC boards u Available to EM/ IM graduates u New Track u IM + EM + Critical Care = 6 years u Triple certification

12 Cardiovascular Emergencies Fellowship u 1-2 year fellowship u Develops EM leaders in cardiovascular field u Focus on administration or research of cardiovascular services u Echo, exercise testing & CT angiography training u Can be linked to MS or MPH degree u Job Opportunities u Chest pain center director u EMS-Cardiology integration director u EM Cardiovascular research director u EM Pediatric Cardiology Director

13 Educational Fellowship u 1-2 year fellowship u Specialized training in teaching methodology u Specialty specific ACEP/EMF EM residency u University based Degree program Medical school

14 Ultrasound fellowship u One year fellowship u Possible American registered diagnostic medical sonographer (ARDMS) certification u Bedside ultrasound by treating physician u Job opportunity u EM Ultrasound director u QA/QI sonographer

15 Undersea & Hyperbaric Medicine Fellowship u Board certification u One year fellowship u Hyperbaric chamber operation and therapy u Deep sea diving operations and therapy u Job opportunities u HBO medical director u HBO physician u Undersea/scuba physician

16 International Emergency Medicine 1-2 year fellowship Travel the World Uniquely trained to be useful in underdeveloped areas

17 EM Organizations u ACEP u SAEM u EMRA u AAEM u ABEM

18 u Largest EM physician organization u Fellowship available (FACEP) when specific requirements are met u Scientific Assembly annually u Research Forum in the fall

19 Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) u Teaching & Research u Annual meeting - May u Students may join Committee and task force involvement Medical student sessions Medical student resources

20 Emergency Medicine Residents Association (EMRA) u Affiliated with ACEP u Medical student section u Resources for students Printed materials Committees Web site u Leadership roles for medical students

21 American Academy of Emergency Medicine u Represents practitioners in Emergency Medicine u Annual educational meetings u Medical student section available

22 American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) u EM licensing board u Member of the American Board of Medical Specialties u Works in conjunction with other EM agencies to advance the specialty.

23 Certification Procedure u Complete approved EM residency program u Written Certification Examination Given in the fall after residency graduation u Oral Examination Series of vignettes of common ED patients May take after passing written exam u Periodic recertification/lifetime learning

24 Emergency Medicine Journals u Many journals are targeted toward EM

25 Summary u Varied career possibilities u Active and interesting cases

26 Author credit-EM Fellowships: Wendy Coates MD & David Cheng MD Questions

27 Postresidency Tools of the Trade CD 1) Career Planning – Garmel 2) Careers in Academic EM – Sokolove 3) Private Practice Career Options - Holliman 4) Fellowship/EM Organizations – Coates/Cheng 5) CV – Garmel 6) Interviewing – Garmel 7) Contracts for Emergency Physicians – Franks 8) Salary & Benefits – Hevia 9) Malpractice – Derse/Cheng 10) Clinical Teaching in the ED – Wald 11) Teaching Tips – Ankel 12) Mentoring - Ramundo 13) Negotiation – Ramundo 14) ABEM Certifications – Cheng 15) Patient Satisfaction – Cheng 16) Billing, Coding & Documenting – Cheng/Hall 17) Financial Planning – Hevia 18) Time Management – Promes 19) Balancing Work & Family – Promes & Datner 20) Physician Wellness & Burnout – Conrad /Wadman 21) Professionalism – Fredrick 22) Cases for professionalism & ethics – SAEM 23) Medical Directorship – Proctor 24) Academic Career Guide Chapter 1-8 – Nottingham 25) Academic career Guide Chapter 9-16 – Noeller


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