Fellowships

Academic Research Fellowship

The goals of the Academic Research Fellowship are to produce independent investigators with the requisite training and skills to engage in a successful academic emergency medicine career.

The Fellow will obtain these skills over a two-year structured and mentored experience with roughly 80 percent effort focused on research and 20 percent toward clinical duties. Coursework in research methodologies will be combined with intensive mentored experience in laboratory and/or clinical studies associated with the Arizona Emergency Medicine Research Center.

Interested applicants should contact:

Professor and Associate Head, Research
Distinguished Chair of Research in Emergency Medicine

Critical Care Fellowship

The Critical Care Fellowship at the University of Arizona is a two-year fellowship jointly sponsored with the Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Pulmonary/Critical Care. The fellow will train in the management of critically ill patients in the medical, trauma/surgical, and cardiovascular intensive care units. Unique to this fellowship is the ability to continue to practice emergency medicine as an attending during the fellowship period at a busy urban academic medical center. The fellow will become proficient in advanced airway management, ultrasound utilization in critical care, bronchoscopy, advanced ventilator and alternative gas exchange modes, extracorporal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), and will be allowed elective time to pursue individual interests within emergency medicine and critical care as well as develop research interests of their own. Fellows will be prepared to sit for the ABIM/ABEM critical care board exam.

Interested applicants should contact:

Jarrod Mosier, MD, Director of Emergency Medicine/Critical Care and Assistant Program Director for Critical Care Medicine at jmosier@aemrc.arizona.edu
Linda Snyder, MD, Fellowship Director for Critical Care Medicine Fellowship at lsnyder@deptofmed.arizona.edu


EMS Fellowship

The University of Arizona Department of Emergency Medicine is pleased to offer a one-year Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Fellowship training program.

Throughout its history, UA Emergency Medicine has been a leader in EMS internationally, nationally and at the local and state level for over 30 years.. The physicians, nurses and paramedics of UA Emergency Medicine are proud to work with multiple, outstanding local EMS agencies, and to provide medical direction for the majority of the patients receiving medical care in southern Arizona.

With the expertise of our faculty, we are able to offer other niche EMS faculty support in the areas of: Wilderness Medicine, HAZMAT, Tactical and Military Medicine, Pediatric EMS, Disaster planning/response, and student EMS.

Interested applicants should contact:

Joshua B. Gaither, MD

EMS Fellowship Director
jgaither@aemrc.arizona.edu


Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship

The Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship at the University of Arizona is a one-year program developed to train future leaders in Emergency Ultrasound. Our fellowship program is led by highly dedicated, accomplished faculty committed to quality teaching, research, and clinical practice. Our goal is to provide you the tools and expertise necessary to run an Emergency Ultrasound program. We follow the Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship guidelines established by American College of Emergency Physicians, Section of Emergency Ultrasound. The fellows will be trained in all aspects of Emergency Ultrasound, including advanced ultrasound applications; resident and faculty education; research and grant writing; ultrasound workflow; image management; equipment maintenance; credentialing; billing; documentation and reimbursement. Graduates of this fellowship will be equipped with skills required to function competently in the role of Emergency Ultrasound Director in both academic and community settings and Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship Director in an academic environment. We hope you will consider being a part of our Emergency Ultrasound program. For further information, please contact:

Interested applicants should contact:

Srikar Adhikari, MD, MS
Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship Director
sadhikari@aemrc.arizona.edu



Medical Simulation Fellowship

The Department of Emergency Medicine is pleased to offer a one-year Medical Simulation Fellowship training program. This non-ACGME accredited fellowship is designed to provide graduates of an emergency medicine residency program with additional training to become future leaders in medical simulation and education. This fellowship is integrated within the Arizona Simulation Technology and Education Center (ASTEC) at the University of Arizona College of Medicine as an educational training environment.

Interested applicants should contact:

Vivienne Ng, MD, MPH
Director, Medical Simulation Fellowship
vng@aemrc.arizona.edu


Medical Toxicology Fellowship

The University of Arizona Medical Center-South Campus Medical Toxicology Fellowship is a two-year program based out of Banner - University Medical Center South, a 120-bed tertiary care hospital and Level I psychiatric facility with 45,000 emergency department visits annually. Medical toxicology also consults at Banner - University Medical Center Tucson, the largest tertiary care hospital and the only Level I trauma center in Southern Arizona. Fellows will work closely with the Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center and the Toxic Exposures Clinic. The didactic curriculum includes lectures, conferences, and formal coursework in the University of Arizona Colleges of Pharmacy and Public Health.

The Section’s board-certified medical toxicologists have held multiple leadership positions in the American Academy of Clinical Toxicology, the American College of Medical Toxicology, the Medical Toxicology Subboard of the American Boards of Emergency Medicine, Preventive Medicine, and Pediatrics. We are committed to both education and research, with a special emphasis on envenomations, withdrawal, occupational exposures, and preparedness. The international headquarters for the Advanced Hazmat Life Support course is based here and is co-sponsored by the Arizona Emergency Medicine Research Center and the American Academy of Clinical Toxicology.

Interested applicants should contact:

Farshad "Mazda" Shirazi, MD, PhD
Director, Medical Toxicology Fellowship
mshirazi@aemrc.arizona.edu


Sports Medicine Fellowship

The Department of Emergency Medicine is proud to offer a one-year fellowship leading to board certification in Sports Medicine. The fellow will work with fellowship-trained Sports Medicine faculty in the care of injured athletes at the Pac-10 University of Arizona training facilities and the new Arizona Sports Medicine Institute. The fellow will also learn key academic skills as an attending physician and faculty member approximately 5 shifts/month. This will include bedside and didactic teaching of our excellent residents and medical students. Research opportunities are abundant and include sports concussion, ultrasound diagnostics, Kinesiology, advanced training regimens, adolescent and geriatric sports medicine.