Emergency Medical Fellowship
This is a 12-month fellowship to help prepare graduates for work in rural or suburban emergency departments. Available to Board-certified/Board-eligible family practice physicians, the PEP fellowship will involve hands-on training at an urban community-based hospital and a tertiary care referral/Level II Trauma center. The paid fellowship will consist of rotating shifts in the ED combined with focused ED classroom study, intensive critical care and trauma with Adult and Pediatric Intensive Care specialists and the Trauma Service.
SIMulation Lab will be monthly for critical procedure skills training. An emphasis in the emergency medicine aspects of trauma and medical care, risk management, ultrasound use, and toxicology will be seen during the weekly Tuesday morning didactics with ongoing Board Review sessions combined with Core Content lecture series. This training is geared toward refining emergency medicine skills and making the physician better prepared to work in an urban or suburban hospital Emergency Department.
Two to six positions are offered yearly with a $75,000 stipend per year. Full benefits are offered including liability insurance, disability insurance, and health insurance.
Why Emergency Medicine
Here is a short presentation on why emergency medicine might be right for you. Why Emergency Medicine
Fellowship application requirements include submission of the following:
- Completion of an ACGME or AOA Family Medicine residency with a letter from the Program Director documenting training
- ACLS certification
- ATLS certification (prior to full credentialing)
- PALS certification
- American Board of Family Practice certification of eligibility
- 2 Letters of recommendation
- Curriculum Vitae
- A Letter of Intent
Parkview Regional Medical Center
A new state-of-the-art tertiary care referral and Level II Trauma center with a 40-bed emergency department and an 8 bed fast track providing high quality care for high-acuity patients.
Parkview Hospital Randallia
A 36-bed emergency department in an urban setting with a proactive approach to providing continued health and psychiatric care access to the surrounding community.
Tracy Rahall, MD, FACEP
Dr. Rahall graduated from the Indiana University School of Medicine and completed an Emergency Medicine Residency at St. Vincent Mercy Hospitals in Toledo, Ohio. She joined PEP in 2012 as a full-time clinician and also assists in educating PEP providers. As an educator, she has an extensive background in Disaster Medicine, Risk Management, EMS, and Quality Assurance. She has also trained interns, residents, and paramedics in Emergency Medicine.
About Fort Wayne, Indiana
Fort Wayne is Indiana’s second largest city and home to over 250,000 residents. The city is the three-time recipient of the All-America City Award and is renowned for its quality of life and low cost of living. It is home to a progressive business climate, solid educational opportunities, affordable living, arts and culture, vibrant sports and entertainment options, and over 400 regional natural lakes perfect for relaxing getaways and abundant outdoor recreational opportunities.