Thank you for your interest in our Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Program. The fellowship program is open to board-eligible or board-certified physicians who have completed a Pediatric or Emergency Medicine Residency. It is a three-year program designed to develop excellent clinical practitioners of pediatric emergency medicine as well as provide preparation for an academic career. Currently the fellowship is open to two fellows per year.
Miami Children's Hospital is a large urban pediatric hospital, with 268 beds including twenty pediatric intensive care, twelve cardiac intensive care and fifty neonatal intensive care beds. The Division of Emergency Medicine consists of nineteen PEM staff members and provides care to over 85,000 patients per year. Overall the Emergency Department admits approximately 10% of patients seen which accounts for 68% of all hospital admissions. The Emergency Department serves as the only freestanding Pediatric Trauma Center in Florida and provides care to over 300 critically injured children a year. Miami Children’s Hospital is affiliated with Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine and serves as its primary site for the medical student’s rotation in pediatrics.
The training of the fellows employs an integrative approach to learning with didactic lectures, bedside teaching, simulation training, research design and development and a hands on approach to patient care and management. Throughout the fellowship you will be required to present lectures during our weekly academic meetings, journal club, procedure conference, research conference, trauma conference, and resident noon conference. Upon completion of your training all fellows will receive certification in PALS and ATLS.
Our state of the art simulation lab provides each fellow the opportunity to be a leader in managing medical and trauma resuscitation. Simulations are performed weekly in the sim lab and bimonthly as in situ simulation in the emergency department involving members of the medical and trauma teams. These real life simulations are integral in learning the management and leadership skills needed to become a pediatric emergency medicine doctor.
Our Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship participates in the ERAS universal application process. For more information regarding the ERAS application please visit their website at http://www.aamc.org/eras or call 202-828-0676. Applicants are required to submit their application, curriculum vitae and three letters of reference through the ERAS system. Upon receipt of all application materials, leading candidates will be invited for interviews.
The deadline for completed applications is September 1st
Division of Emergency Medicine
Miami Children’s Hospital
3100 SW 62 Avenue
Miami, FL 33155