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EMS Fellowship


  • One-year, ACGME-accredited fellowship
  • 20+ graduates since 2000
  • Faculty appointment at Yale School of Medicine
  • Clinical Experience:
    • Average of Eight 8-hour clinical Emergency Medicine per month.
    • Variety of academic and community sites.
    • Opportunities in-house for moonlighting.
  • Continuing Medical Education (CME) allowance
  • Competitive salary and benefits, including 4 weeks paid vacation.


  • Emphasis on operational & academic EMS
  • Field response as an EMS physician with regional team, with two dedicated EMS vehicles.
  • Training/certification opportunities include EVOC, Hazmat Ops, ICS, Firefighter I & II, and Emergency Medical Dispatcher
  • Extensive research opportunities in any area of EMS interest. This includes the opportunity to collaborate with other Yale programs, including public health, surgery, and biomedical engineering. Past research partners include the US Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Fire Research Labs at the National Institute for Standards & Technology, the US Fire Administration, and the Oak Ridge and Sandia National Laboratories.
  • Mass gathering medicine experience, including coverage of Yale athletics.
  • Protected and funded travel to the NAEMSP and SAEM annual meetings.

EMS in New Haven & Connecticut

  • Yale New Haven Health (YNHH) Center for EMS (CEMS) provides medical oversight for over 380 paramedics, 1300 EMTs, 115 first responders, and 275 dispatchers from 27 EMS agencies in the surrounding 12 towns.
  • EMS services include 15 fire departments, 2 commercial EMS services, 4 police departments, 1 municipal third service, 3 student-based university EMS services, 1 industrial first responder, and the only EMS physician response team in the state.
  • 110,000 EMS calls in our system annually, with over 71,000 ambulance arrivals at YNNH emergency departments.
  • Oversight and teaching for the largest EMS training program in the state, including three paramedic programs.

EMS Section Faculty


  • As outlined by ABEM
  • Background and interest in EMS, education, research, and administration
  • Must be eligible for an unrestricted Connecticut medical license.

To Apply

  • This fellowship uses the NRMP Match for application. Please review the NRMP website for details and deadlines
  • To apply for the fellowship please send the following to the program coordinator & program director
    • Cover letter explaining your interest in EMS and any previous experience that you have.
    • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
    • Three letters of recommendation (one of which be from residency program director)
  • Important Dates:
    • Application Deadline: September 8th
    • Fellowship Start Date: July 1st