The Emory University School of Medicine Department of Emergency Medicine is offering a one and two-year Administrative Fellowship in Emergency Medicine, ideal for residency graduates with a strong interest in the administrative aspects of emergency medicine. Candidates seeking future growth in departmental leadership, Medical Directorships, Program Directorships and system operations are encouraged to apply. This non-ACGME Administrative Fellowship provides post-graduate training in emergency department leadership, operations, finances, staffing, strategic planning, risk management, knowledge translation, and quality improvement programs while providing outstanding medical care to patients in a hospital emergency department setting. Furthermore, this training opportunity supports, the pursuit of master’s degree training in business, public health or health administration at Emory or an another approved graduate school of their choosing during the 2 year fellowship option. The deliverables may vary based on the total tenure of the successful candidate (one or two years).
The Administrative Fellow will work clinically at one of Emory Faculty staffed emergency departments, which include Emory University Hospital, Emory University Hospital Midtown, or Grady Memorial Hospital. The Administrative Fellow will examine, evaluate, and treat patients with emergent medical conditions, illnesses or injuries. Furthermore, successful candidates must be able to intubate patients, provide cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR), and have demonstrated ability to manage 8 or 9-hour day, evening, and night shifts. Shifts occur both during weekdays and weekends. The fellow is responsible for and will ensure that all emergency medical care delivered in the department meets a high standard of quality. All Administrative Fellows are considered a 0.5 clinical effort, which is the equivalent of approximately 8 shifts per month, on average. Successful completion of the fellowship will result in a certificate of completion signed by the Fellowship Director(s) and the Chairman of the Department of Emergency Medicine and the ability to assume the position of Assistant, Associate or Medical Director of an Emergency Department.
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The ideal candidate has: