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Pediatric Emergency Medicine Academic Curriculum
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Academic Curriculum


  • Fellows are given autonomy to develop their own practice style with attending involvement as necessary.

Didactic conferences

(Weekly) - rotating schedule including:

  • Staff toxicologist case presentation/conference
  • Radiology case presentations
  • Simulation (in emergency department)
  • Journal watch
  • Journal Club
  • Clinical core topic presentation
  • "I have an idea" - research idea presentation

Boot Camp

  • Multiple half-day sessions practicing simulated patient scenarios with ED and PICU staff
  • Great opportunity to learn and practice communication and critical thinking skills as a team leader in simulated traumas and codes in a safe and controlled environment
  • Learn and practice intubation skills (direct laryngoscopy, video assisted laryngoscopy) and invasive procedures on mannequins

Ultrasound course

  • Learn basics of ultrasound use
  • Learn and practice FAST exam, evaluating hip effusions, abscess, fractures

ATLS certification course

PALS instructor course

Teaching opportunities

  • Work in ED with medical students, pediatric and emergency medicine residents
  • Lecture and workshop (suture, sedation) opportunities
  • PALS instructor


  • National PEM fellows conference required


  • Frequent opportunities for local TV interviews

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