Emergency Medical Services Fellowship

The Section of EMS and Disaster Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin offers a one-year EMS fellowship accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). The fellowship is designed to develop the next generation of EMS leaders by offering unparalleled didactic and field experiences for all aspects of EMS. Successful completion from the EMS fellowship, including the development of scholarly project and manuscript, will satisfy the requirements for subspecialty certification for EMS as outlined by the American Board of Emergency Medicine.

In addition to gaining a solid competency in the core requirements, the fellowship is flexible to meet the unique interests and passions of our learners. After completion of the fellowship, the Medical College of Wisconsin offers other opportunities to gain additional analytic and translational skills through the Master in Public Health Program, Bioinformatics, Clinical Translational Sciences and others.

Salary & Benefits

Residents in ACGME training programs are employed by the Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals (MCWAH).  Please visit their Web site for additional information:

MCWAH Benefits, Conditions & Terms of Employment
Stipends and Educational Allowance
Hospital Affiliates
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The Board of Directors of MCWAH establishes stipends for housestaff. The stipend levels for the academic year beginning July 1, 2013 are:

PGI - $55,250
PGII - $56,250
PGIII - $57,250

Departmental Benefits

The Department of Emergency Medicine provides the following benefits to residents:

  • Courses
    • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
    • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
    • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
  • EM2 residents attend the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) Conference
  • EM3 residents attend the American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM) Conference
  • Annual resident retreats
  • Per resident allocated allowance at the beginning of the program.
  • Book and Travel Allowances
    • EM1:  $700 book fund
    • EM2:  $200 book fund, $1,500 travel fund
    • EM3:  $200 book fund, $1,500 travel fund
  • Provided membership
  • Lab coats and Scrubs

For additional information:

M. Riccardo Colella, DO, MPH, FACEP
Associate Professor
Chief, Section of EMS and Disaster Medicine
Departments of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics
The Institute for Health and Society
Medical College of Wisconsin

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