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Curriculum

Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Program

Duty Hours

  • In the row requesting duty hours, the numerator is the usual number of hours/week worked and the denominator is the longest consecutive hours during that week.
  • IH indicates in-house call (IH).
  • Asterisks denote the rotations that are call free.

Block Diagram for Pediatric Trained Graduates


First Year Block Diagram

Month/4wk 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Experience or Rotations PEM* PEM* Anesthesia* PEM* PICU PEM* PEM* US* PEM* Adult ED* PEM* Trauma*
Duty Hours 40/9 40/9 40/10 40/9 60/14 IH 40/9 40/9 40/10 40/9 40/10 40/9 60/24 IH


Second Year Block Diagram

Month/4wk 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Experience or Rotations Radiology* PEM* Orthopedics* PEM* PEM* PEM* PEM* PEM* Adult ED* PEM* Toxicology* PEM*
Duty Hours 40/10 40/9 40/10 40/9 40/9 40/9 40/9 40/9 40/10 40/9 40/10 40/9

Third Year Block Diagram

Month/4wk 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Experience or Rotations EMS/A PEM* PEM* PEM* PEM* PEM* PEM* PEM* PEM* PEM* PEM* PEM*
Duty Hours 40/9 40/9 40/9 40/9 40/9 40/9 40/9 40/9 40/9 40/9 40/9 40/9

*According to the program requirements, each fellow is required to have 12 months in an ED caring for patients 21 years old and younger for full spectrum pathologies.

PEM: Pediatric Emergency Medicine
ED: Emergency Department
PICU: Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
EMS: Emergency Medical Services
A: Administrative (may include duties such as performing a quality review project with the associate ED director, presenting at and attending a hospital peer review committee, specific meetings to attend with the ED director, conference attendance, and others).

  • All PEM months include research. All fellows are expected to work on their research throughout the year
  • 4 weeks of Vacation is built into the PEM months
  • Fellows only have in house calls on PICU and Trauma. All other months either represent shift work only, or are call-free, unless the fellow chooses to spend extra time on call during elective or orthopedic months.
     
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