Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Curriculum

Akron Children’s ACGME-approved pediatric emergency medicine fellowship program offers the following 3-year curriculum and clinical rotation schedule, directed by faculty with expertise in the selected topics.

PEM
Fellow
Schedule

Clinical
pediatric
emergency 
department
(16-8 hour
shifts)

Scholarly
Research
Special Interest
(8-8 hour shifts)

General
Emergency
Medicine

Required
subspecialty

Elective

 Transitional

PL-4

2 months 

 

1 month 

5 months 

1 month

3 month

PL-5

5 months 

5 months 

1 month

 

1 month

 

PL-6

5 months 

5 months 

1 month

 

1 month

 

Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellow PGY-4 Curriculum

Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellow PGY-5 Curriculum

Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellow PGY-6 Curriculum

Required subspecialties include the following:

  1. Trauma
  2. Child Advocacy / Anesthesia 
  3. Pediatric Intensive Care unit (Call month)
  4. Pediatric Surgery (Call month)
  5. Toxicology

Fellow Educational Participation:

  1. Weekly educational series which include:
    a.      Fellow presentation of core curriculum series with faculty participation
    b.      PEM faculty lectures
    c.      Hospital faculty lectures
    d.      Regional special interest lectures
    e.      PEM journal club
    f.       PEM morbidity and mortality review
    g.      Research Methodologies and EBM series
    h.      PEM city wide conference
    i.       PEM simulation series
    j.       EM procedure and simulation series
    k.      Interesting case presentations with “Kid Warrior” awards
    l.       PEM boot camp
    m.     PEM procedure workshop
  2. Individualized study program
  3. Annual in-site training exam
  4. Individualized scholarly oversight committee
  5. Pediatric bedside ultrasound course
  6. Physician wellness series
  7. Lean Six Sigma program completion and graduation
  8. Regional pediatric journal club


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