EMS Fellowship | Program Details

Length of Fellowship: 12 months

Number of Positions: 3

Salary: PGY-4 OR PGY-5 as approved click here + benefits/including take home field response vehicle

Masters Degree: Optional, with prior arrangement with program director.

Application Deadline: September 20, 2018, See How to Apply Page.

We participate in the NRMP Match. Match opens August 22, 2018 and Match Day November 14, 2018

ACGME Accredited through: 2020

Medical Oversight Spectrum:

Fellows have field response capability using a take-home response vehicle.  Anticipated field time expectations are described in policy

  • Ground Ambulance
  • Air Ambulance
  • Critical Care Transport
  • Tactical Emergency Medical Support
  • Urban Search and Rescue
  • Public Safety Answering Points (PSAP
  • Mass Gathering/Event Medicine
  • Legislative/Political Experiences and Advocacy

Field Shift Expectations (6-12 hr each).  These are approximate numbers

 

Jul – Oct

Nov-Dec

Jan-Mar

Apr-Jun

Annual Hours

Primary agency (Christian or West)

2 days/wk

2+ days/wk

2+ days/wk

2+ days/wk

700-800 hr

Secondary agency (Christian or West)

3-4 days/mo

2 days/mo

3 days/mo

3 days/mo

350 hr

St Louis Fire or other agency

1-2 days/mo

1-2 days/mo

2 days/mo

2 days/mo

200 hr

Air Medical

 

2 shift/mo

2 shift/mo

 

60 hr

Specials: Tactical (min 2 per year) / HazMat (min 1 per year) / USAR (min 1 per year)

 

1 day/mo

 

1-2 day/mo

60-80 hr

 

14 days/mo

15 days/mo

15 days/mo

15 days/mo

 

 

 

    Curriculum includes:

    • EMT-T certification
    • EMD certification
    • EVOC certification

    Clinical Shifts:

    12 hours per week in a busy urban Level I trauma center or a community ED
    Moonlighting opportunities available, requires approval.

    Fellowship Time Allocation and Travel:


    Approximate weekly hours commitment is describe in policy and as noted below.  There is some travel for various courses and commitments as well - anticipated travel for the upcoming year fellowship is noted below.  This is subject to modification each fellowship year.

    Anticipated weekly obligations

    (See also Field Time Expectations Policy):

     

    Potential travel calendar 2018-19:

    this is a rough approximation of potential/known events, but is not all-inclusive.

    Hours/week

    Activity

     

    July/Aug

     

     

    September

    October

    November

    December

    January

     

    February

    March

    April

    May

    June

    EVOC – western MO

    EMD

    ICS

    NREMT item writing – Columbus

    IronMan – Kona Hawaii

     

    NREMT Fellowship meeting – Atlanta

    CONTOMS – Florida

     

    Eagles – Dallas

    NAEMT/NAEMSP EMS on the Hill – DC

     

     

    Graduation

    12

    Clinical ED shift

     

    24+

    Field time

     

    3

    Fellowship conference

     

    2-4

    Education (this is you prepping or teaching class, expect 6-8 hrs/prep for each hour of presentation if you do a good job)

     

    4-8

    Scholarly activity / research: i.e., blogs, podcast prep, article writing / review, IRB work, data processing, meetings with faculty

     

    4-8

    Reading: textbook, journals – pertinent to EMS core content, current literature

     

    4

    Meetings: preparation for or attendance of agency / EMS meetings, such as SAC, East Region EMS, agency medical director or QI meetings, provider discipline, sentinel event, TCD meetings, faculty meetings

     

    56-64 hr

    Total

     





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