Fellows work 16-17 shifts per month when rotating in the PED. Shifts are 8-10 hours in length throughout fellowship. During the first year, fellows complete month-long rotations in adult EM, anesthesia/emergency ultrasound, trauma and critical care. While in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, PEM fellows function as critical care fellows. The PICU month focuses on honing knowledge of physiology, sharpening team leadership and teaching skills. Fellows have 1 dedicated block in their first year to begin developing their research project and associated mentors.
14-15 shifts per month. Fellows complete rotations in psychiatry, ophthalmology, and toxicology at the Connecticut Poison Control Center. Fellows have 2 dedicated blocks for research and will spend time in anesthesia and emergency ultrasound. A Community ED rotation occurs at Lawrence & Memorial Hospital during 2nd and 3rd year.
12-13 shifts per month. Fellows complete rotations in transport medicine, QI/Administration, and focus on completion of a scholarly activity during several research months.