Albany Medical Center Postgraduate Fellowship In Emergency Medicine


Inception Date: 2011

Curriculum: The Albany Medical Center (AMC) Physician Assistant Postgraduate Fellowship in Emergency Medicine will provide an intense, well-rounded 12 months of clinical and didactic training to facilitate a successful career as an emergency medicine physician assistant. Fellows will not only have their core training in emergency medicine, but will also have the opportunity to rotate through many sub-specialty clinical rotations. Upon completion of this program, the EMPA fellow will have the knowledge and skills necessary to make them a successful practitioner of emergency medicine in any clinical setting. Fellows attend weekly conference, simulation lab training, cadaver lab sessions, monthly Journal Club, and attend a national and local conference as well as Toxicology Teaching Day Conference.

Clinical Rotations:

Cadaver Lab - at least twice per year
Sim Lab - quarterly
Adult and pediatric emergency medicine
Toxicology - 4 weeks
Ophthalmology- 1 week
Ultrasound - 2 weeks
Surgical ICU - 4 weeks
EMS - 3 days (optional)
Lifenet Helicopter Transport - 2 days (optional)
Radiology - 1 week
Cardiology - 2 weeks (ICU)
Trauma-  4 weeks
Orthopedics - variable
Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner Training (optional)
Research opportunities
ACLS, PALS, & ATLS Training once per year
Monthly Journal Club
Procedure Lab - at least 2 times per year

Airway Management -1 week


Program Length: 12 months

Class Size: 3 fellows

Class start dates: October/November

Credential: Certificate and BLS, ACLS, PALS and ATLS Certifications

Stipend: $65,000/year

Benefits: Complete Benefit package including, medical, dental, disability, retirement, and paid time off.

CME: Yes

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