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Fellowship Programs

UC Irvine Health Department of Emergency Medicine offers state of the art fellowship training to well qualified residency graduates in the subspecialties of Disaster Medical Sciences, Education & Faculty Development, Multimedia Design & Instructional Technology, Simulation, and Ultrasound. These programs exemplify the latest training methodology following UC Irvine Health’s mission of Discover, Teach and Heal.

To apply to any of the fellowships, please submit the following electronically:

  1. A letter of intent
  2. Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  3. Three letters of recommendation

Clinical Informatics Fellowship

The UC Irvine School of Medicine offers a two-year ACGME fellowship program open to all specialties, hosted by the Department of Emergency Medicine, which prepares the applicant for certification in the subspecialty of Clinical Informatics.  More Info>>

Disaster Medicine Fellowship

The UC Irvine School of Medicine fellowship in disaster medical sciences consists of a one-year or two-year, post-graduate program designed to provide education and experience in disaster medicine, international emergency medicine and the management of public health emergencies. During training, the disaster medical sciences fellow will have duties and responsibilities not only with the emergency department, but also with the community. More Info>>

Multimedia Design Education Technology (MDEdTech) Fellowship

The Multimedia Design Education Technology (MDEdTech) Fellowship is a novel one-year fellowship for graduates with an interest in emerging technologies, education, multimedia design, and social media. The goal is to create clinical educators who are nimble and engaged digital physicians, able to utilize novel technologies to better engage and educate learners in diverse learning environments. More Info>>

Research Fellowship in Population Health

UC Irvine Department of Emergency Medicine Research Fellowship in Population Health is designed to train junior faculty investigators in the field of emergency medicine research and population health. The goal of the fellowship is to assist academic-minded emergency physicians in becoming funded clinical research scientists. 
The two-year fellowship will focus on advanced clinical research skills. The fellow will have protected time and educational funding to formally pursue a MPH or MS degree focusing on research methodology. In addition, the fellow will gain valuable administrative experience in learning how to function as a research director. More Info>>

Simulation Fellowship

The UC Irvine Emergency Medicine Simulation Fellowship is a one year mentored fellowship that offers advanced training in simulation teaching, curriculum design, educational program implementation, study design, and research for a graduate of an accredited Emergency Medicine residency program.  A two-year track is available for those applicants in pursuit of an advanced degree. More Info>>

Ultrasound Fellowship

Since its inception in 2001, The Division of Point-of-Care Ultrasound is run by Dr. J. Christian Fox, an ultrasound fellowship-trained emergency physician. There are ten ultrasound machines that generate 15,000 ultrasounds per year. All attending physicians are credentialed by the hospital to perform and interpret ultrasound. All studies are archived and point-of-care reports become part of the medical record. More Info>>

Wilderness Medicine Fellowship

The goal of the fellowship is to train physicians to prepare for medical emergencies in austere environments, manage the potential medical needs of a population entering into an austere environment, and both respond and manage a broad array of emergencies that may occur in that environment. This preparation will result from the provision of a strong background in wilderness medicine skills, theory and competencies. Our focus is broad and includes applications and training in Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and prehospital care, island medicine, dive medicine, disaster medicine, international projects, and medico-environmental policy.  More Info>>