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University of Rochester Medical Center Orthopaedic APP Fellowship Program

The University of Rochester Medical Center Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation in Rochester, New York offers a 1 year postgraduate fellowship in Orthopaedic Surgery for PAs and NPs. The program will include 2 APP fellows per year.  Graduate to successfully complete the fellowship will receive a certificate of completion from URMC. Fellows will be considered full-time employees of URMC and will work alongside physician orthopaedic surgery residents as well as department physicians and APPs.  Training will include clinical and didactic sessions with exposure to various subspecialties of orthopaedic surgery.  The goal of the program is to provide an intensive clinical and didactic program which will prepare NPs and PAs to meet the needs of culturally diverse and clinically complex patients that are typical of the orthopaedic department. The University of Rochester Medical Center serves over 100,000 patients annually from the greater Rochester, New York area.  The NP/PA fellow will work with faculty with a wide variety of expertise in orthopaedics.  Fellows will be on the cutting edge of healthcare delivery as they train to work within the University of Rochester Medical Center Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation.   Curriculum/Clinical Rotations Inpatient Orthopaedic Unit Musculoskeletal Radiology Orthopaedic Urgent Care Operating Room Trauma Sports Hand/Upper Extremity Foot/Ankle Spine Adult Reconstruction Metabolic Bone Disease/Tumor Wound Care/Plastics Pediatric Orthopaedics Orthopaedic Emergency Department, Adult and Pediatric Cadaver/Skills Lab Electronic record training/coding/compliance     Program Outline Applications will be accepted starting January 1 Applications due March 6 Interview process March and April Application acceptance notification April 30 Program start date: August 1 12 month program Fellows are expected to remain for an additional 12 months after program completion as Department of Orthopaedic Surgery providers Benefits Competitive Fellowship Salary Health Insurance Coverage Dental Insurance Coverage Life Insurance Policy Disability Insurance Coverage 5 Weeks Vacation/Year 1 Week CME/Year $2500 CME Allowance Annually DEA Coverage Requirements Physician Assistant...

University of Florida PA Surgical Residency Program

UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA: PA SURGICAL RESIDENCY PROGRAM The PA Surgical Residency Program is an intensive 12-month program, available to four residents per year, administered by the UF Department of Surgery. Clinical duties are performed at UF Health Shands Hospital. UF is unique in that we are the first postgraduate PA Surgical Residency Program in the southeast region of the US. We are a high volume tertiary care referral center with exposure to a complex patient population and a very wide breadth of pathology. Our educational infrastructure and state of the art facilities makes us confident that we will be able to mentor and nurture physician assistants to be fully capable of taking care of the most complex surgical patients. OUR AIM: Our program provides an educational and nurturing environment to educate and enable physician assistants in providing care for the most complex surgical patients. We aim to help physician assistants develop keen judgment and technical abilities in different aspects of surgery, thus increasing their confidence in their chosen specialty. Additionally, PA residents will obtain clinical and didactic knowledge that would take years of on-the- job training to obtain thus opening avenues of more professional opportunities to them with increasing autonomy and responsibility. OUR MISSION: Our program is dedicated to innovation and the future of medicine by creating proficient and dedicated physician assistants capable of administering exceptional patient care in the surgical environment at a high volume tertiary care referral center. CURRICULUM: Clinical Rotations: Residents will rotate on the following clinical services: General Surgery – 6 weeks Transplant Surgery – 6 weeks Acute Care Surgery – 6 weeks Critical Care Surgery – 6 weeks Cardiothoracic Surgery – 6 weeks Vascular Surgery – 6 weeks Pediatric Surgery – 6 weeks Elective Rotation (may choose from Plastic Surgery, Neurosurgery, ENT, Urology, Orthopedic Surgery or any of the above) – 6 weeks Simulation...

Florida Emergency Physician (FEP) of TeamHealth

Florida Emergency Physician (FEP) of TeamHealth Program; Orlando, FL The mission of the Florida Emergency Physician (FEP) of TeamHealth APC Fellowship program is to educate and train highly motivated NPs and PAs in the knowledge base and procedural skills required for excellent clinical practice. This intensive program provides EM training utilizing FEP’s successful PA and NP practice, combined with our experience educating providers in the practice of EM. The trainee will benefit from the interdisciplinary learning experiences from PA/NP mentors, physician supervision and EM faculty instruction. Required Qualifications Graduate of an APC-PA accredited PA or CCNE program prior to matriculation into fellowship Official graduate program transcripts must be submitted NCCPA certification or PANCE eligible / APRN certification or eligibility Florida state licensure or eligibility Current Curriculum Vitae Program Structure Duration 12 months Didactic EMAPC fellows will attend weekly didactic lectures that cover general emergency medicine, critical care, trauma, skin and wound care, hand emergencies, urological emergencies, ophthalmology, ENT/dental emergencies, thoracic emergencies, GI emergencies, OB/GYN emergencies, neurologic emergencies, musculoskeletal emergencies and pediatrics. In addition, fellows are required to participate in monthly performance improvement meetings and procedure labs. Other methods of instruction include chart reviews/continuous quality improvement and asynchronous learning. Evaluations will be completed by the APC preceptor, the Pediatric ED physician preceptor, the ED physician preceptor and by the Program Director. Clinical EMAPC fellows will work 14 shifts every month at Florida Hospital in Orlando. One to two of those months will be spent in pediatric emergency medicine with direct physician supervision. The trainee will benefit from the interdisciplinary learning experiences from PA/NP mentors, physician supervision and EM faculty instruction. Program Benefits APCs accepted into the program will be full-time employees of FEP, which includes competitive pay and benefits including full medical coverage, short and long term disability and CME. Graduates from the training program will gain the knowledge, skills,...

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Otolaryngology Surgical Physician Assistant Post-Graduate Residency Program

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center One Medical Center Drive Lebanon, NH 03756 603-650-8123 Length of Program: 12 months Starting date: Applications are accepted on a rolling basis for spring and fall start dates Class Size: 1 resident per class Otolaryngology Section Chief: Dr. Joseph Paydarfar Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center: Founded in 1893, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center is a nonprofit academic health system that includes a 396-bed hospital with the area’s only Level 1 trauma center and the only air ambulance service; the Norris Cotton Cancer Center; the Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock; and is affiliated with several hospitals in New Hampshire and Vermont. In partnership with the Audrey and Theodor Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and the White River Junction Veterans Administration Medical Center in White River Junction, VT, Dartmouth-Hitchcock trains nearly 400 residents and fellows annually and performs world-class research. Our Program: The Dartmouth-Hitchcock Postgraduate Physician Assistant Otolaryngology Residency is an intensive 12-month advanced training program. The residents’ training will be comprised of parallel didactic and clinical curriculums, which will provide them with a solid foundation in the diagnosis and management of conditions common to the ear, nose and throat, as well as the outpatient, inpatient and surgical management. Residents will have exposure to head and neck surgery related to benign and malignant tumors of the head and neck region, general and pediatric Otolaryngology including the evaluation and management of common ear, nose and throat disorders in the adult and pediatric population, as well as Otology and Neuro-otology for the evaluation and management of hearing and balance disorders. Upon completion of the program, residents will be prepared to: Triage, evaluate, treat and manage ear, nose and throat problems, and be an independent first assistant in the operating room. Care for patients of all ages with medical and surgical disorders of the ears, the upper respiratory and upper alimentary systems and related structures,...

Capitol Emergency Associates of TeamHealth EMAPC Fellowship

Mission Statement To promote excellence in Emergency Medicine patient care by providing a 12 month, comprehensive postgraduate training program to prepare physician assistants and nurse practitioners to be highly proficient members of the emergency healthcare team. Program Description The Capitol Emergency Associates of TeamHealth Emergency Medicine Advanced Practice Clinician Fellowship located in Austin, Texas was created in 2018 for both physician assistants and nurse practitioners in response to a rapidly increasing need for Emergency Medicine specialty trained APCs.  The EM APC fellowship is an intense 12-month postgraduate program that combines didactic and clinical training to prepare the APC to be a skilled partner in the delivery of quality patient care in the Emergency Department, and will provide the APC with the foundational skills and knowledge required for a career in Emergency Medicine.  The fellowship program is appropriate for any APC, both new graduate and experienced, with a desire to gain advanced Emergency Medicine training.   Didactics Fellowship didactic training has been designed to provide the APC with the essential information needed to practice in Emergency Medicine and consists of a combination of in-depth video lecture series, certification classes, simulation lab, journal club, and grand rounds conference.  Clinical Training  Fellowship clinical training will include shifts both as a practicing APC and training alongside a physician or practicing APC, either on an Emergency Medicine core rotation (Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Emergency Medicine and Emergency Ultrasound) or on a specialty rotation (Trauma, Anesthesia, Critical Care, Orthopedics and Radiology).  Fellowship clinical training will be provided through the CEA of TeamHealth staffed emergency departments and associated specialists of the St. David’s HealthCare system in Austin, Texas.  Benefits Stipend: $50,000 Malpractice Insurance: Texas Medical Liability Trust (no tail) Medical Insurance: United Healthcare Retirement: 401(k) 2 weeks of vacation  Requirements  Graduation from either an ARC-PA or CCNE accredited program  NCCPA certification or PANCE eligible/ APRN certification or eligible  Texas state licensure or eligibility  DEA license or eligibility  Apply We have rolling...

Mayo Clinic Arizona – Advanced Practitioner Abdominal Organ Transplant Fellowship

Mayo Clinic Arizona- Advanced Practitioner Abdominal Organ Transplant Fellowship Website: http://www.mayo.edu/mayo-clinic-school-of-health-sciences/careers/physician-assistant/nurse-practitioner-or-physician-assistant-abdominal-organ-transplant-fellowship-arizona Please see the program website for further application, pre-requisite, curriculum and stipend information. Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences offers a one-year postgraduate fellowship within Abdominal Organ Transplant for one Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant at the Phoenix, Arizona campus. This fellowship is intended to prepare the trainee for a career in one of several disciplines within the growing field of transplantation. Quick Facts: Program Director: Shari Perez, DNP, ANP-C Associate Program Director: Megan Goodman, MMS, PA-C Stipend: A competitive stipend will be provided.  The Mayo Clinic Benefit package includes coverage options for health and dental insurance for the fellow, spouse and dependents.  Paid vacation time is allotted through the program.  A generous CME package including trip days and stipend is also given.  This stipend is to help assist with travel and registration expenses for the fellow to attend a professional conference during the year.  Malpractice insurance coverage applies. Class size: 1 Nurse Practitioner OR 1 Physician Assistant per year Start: Traditionally starts end of September/beginning of October and runs for 1 full calendar year. Curriculum: The comprehensive educational curriculum is designed to provide fellows with specialty training in the medical and surgical aspects of liver, kidney and pancreas transplantation. Mastery of the principles of immunosuppression — a core element of all transplant disciplines — is a major goal and expectation of the program. Fellows work directly with the renowned faculty of distinguished physicians and surgeons, as well as with other highly recognized, specialized and dedicated physician assistants (PAs) and nurse practitioners (NPs). In addition to the clinical curriculum, trainees participate in regularly scheduled academic conferences, attend educational lectures and have the opportunity to perform scholarly research with the potential for publication in academic journals. Program Goals: Develop a broad knowledge base of the acute and chronic disease...

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