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APP Fellowship Program in Emergency Medicine

Applications for the 2017-18 fellowship class will be accepted, starting on January 1, 2018.

Curriculum/Rotations

The APP Fellowship Program in Emergency Medicine at Strong Memorial Hospital is a 1 year post-graduate specialty training program for Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants. The program is 75% clinical and 25% didactic and includes side-by-side education with the UR Medicine Emergency Medicine Physician Residency Program. 

The APP Fellowship includes a core program of emergency medicine and also several specialty rotations meant to enhance emergency provider education, including cardiology, neurology and  toxicology, among others. Emergency medicine rotations include experiences in the Strong ED, Strong ED Observation unit, Pediatric ED, as well as rotations at auxiliary locations including urgent care clinics and our off-campus ED, Strong West.

APP Fellowship Benefits

  • APP Fellows are offered full employee benefits including CME allowance and paid vacation.
  • The Fellowship program includes certifications such as:
    • ACLS
    • ATLS
    • FCCS
    • PALS
  • Upon successful completion of the program, Fellows will be offered full-time medical staff positions in the ED

Application Requirements

  • Fellowship applicants should be new graduate or early-career nurse practitioners or physician assistants with a strong interest in emergency medicine.
  • Applicants must be license-eligible in New York State.
  • A complete application includes a resume, cover letter, and a letter of recommendation from a clinical educator or colleague (APP or physician preferred).

 

The application deadline for the 2017-2018 fellowship year is March 2nd, 2018 and interviews will be conducted in March-April of 2018.