University of Iowa Emergency Medicine PA Residency

Inception Date: 7/1/2008

Accreditation: ARC-PA, accreditation date 6/25/2021

Curriculum: Required weekly didactics that consist of lectures, simulations, procedure workshops, small group case discussions. Required monthly journal clubs. Subscriptions for Hippo Education, EMRAP, Rosh.

Clinical Rotations:

Orientation - 1 month
UIHC Emergency Medicine - 7 months
Washington County Rural Emergency Medicine - 2 months
Pediatric Emergency Medicine - 2.5 months
Trauma Surgery - 1 month
Surgical and Neurologic Intensive Care Unit - 1 month
Elective - 1 month
Medical Intensive Care Unit - 2 weeks
Anesthesia - 2 weeks
Orthopedics - 2 weeks
Toxicology - 2 weeks
Elective - 2 months

Program Length:
18 months

Class Size: 2 residents per class

Class start dates: February 1

Credential: Certificate

Stipend: $64,000/year ($64,000 for twelve months + $32,000 for six months)

Benefits: Health/Dental, 401k, state license, DEA, SEMPA membership, SEMPA 360 registration and travel stipend, EMRAP Rosh Review and Hippo Education subscriptions

CME: Fundamentals of Emergency Medicine Course, ACLS, PALS,

Contact Information:

Kelby Kiefer, Program Coordinator
Phone: (319) 384-6468

Nathaniel Shekem, Program Director

Program Website: