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Emergency Medicine Fellowship

Program Information

Monthly didactic sessions will include topic reviews, journal clubs, and procedural skills labs. Fellows will also teach EM topics to Family Practice residents quarterly and will gain incremental responsibility in overseeing and teaching Family Practice residents during the required Family Practice Emergency Medicine rotation.

Fellows will also gain EMS experience and pre-hospital emergency care during ambulance ride a-longs with the Odessa Fire Department.  Additionally, a dedicated pediatric emergency medicine month will further enhance pediatric emergency comfort, and a one-month block is set aside for the fellow to complete an Emergency Medicine/Critical Care associated elective.

Curriculum (elective experiences as arranged with fellowship director)
The Emergency Medicine fellows will complete 12 months of training to include:
10.5 months of Community Emergency Medicine
1 month Pediatric Emergency Medicine
2 weeks EMS experience 

Prerequisites
Candidates must:
Have an unrestricted Texas License to practice medicine or be eligible for a Physician-in-training permit (check Texas Medical Board for requirements).
Have graduated from an ACGME accredited Internal Medicine or Family Medicine Program. (If you are still in residency, you may still apply.)
All USMLE/Complex steps successfully completed before beginning fellowship.
Have competitive USMLE/Complex Board Scores.
Be a graduate from an LCME accredited medical school or hold a valid ECFMG certificate.
USMLE/Complex exams must have a passing score within three attempts and all exams must be completed within 7 years. 
Graduation date must be within 10 years.
The institution accepts J-1 Visas, renewable EAD (employment authorization document) and a Permanent
Resident Card. It does not accept H1-B Visas.

Benefits
Twenty (20) days paid vacation per year.
Twelve (12) days paid sick leave per year.
Four (4) sets of scrubs (embroidered with name and laundry service).
Relocation allowance / sign on bonus of $10,000.
Educational funds in the amount of $5000 for books, memberships, certifications and required training.
Health, Life, and Dental Insurance for fellow and immediate family.
Disability Insurance for fellow.
Malpractice Insurance and Workers' Compensation Insurance.

Application Process
We only accept applications through TTUHSC email, fax or mail
Please provide the following:
The Texas Tech Application for Fellowship Training must be completed and submitted.
Letter of completion of residency or diploma (original must be copied and notarized) (If you are still in residency you may still apply.)
Personal Statement
Letters of recommendation (3)
USMLE/Complex transcript scores
Certificate of Previous Training/ Program Director letter (only if the applicant has had previous training in the U.S.) (If you are still in residency you may still apply.)
ECFMG certificate (original must be copied and notarized)

Current Curriculum Vitae (in chronological order, no gaps)

Travel Reimbursement
*
Travel reimbursement for applicants is available. The applicant will receive $300.00 minus the hotel expense.

 

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