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Staten Island University Hospital Physician Assistant Post Graduate Fellowship in Emergency Medicine

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(718) 226-1492  – Local Phone 475 Sea View Ave
Staten Island , NY 10305

Length of Program: 24 months
Class Size:  4 Per Year
Starting Date: September
Application Components: Letter of intent and current CV
Timetable: Accepting applications January of each Calendar year

Contact Information

Alex Lambros PA-C
Co-director of Post Graduate PA Education
475 Seaview Avenue
Emergency Department
Staten Island, New York 10305
Mobile: 908-601-5119
Email:  alamb2442@yahoo.com

Program Description And History

The core curriculum is patterned after the SIUH Emergency Medicine Physician Residency Program and follows the 2007 Model of the Clinical Practice of Emergency Medicine. The Emergency Medicine Physician Assistant Fellowship at SIUH will enhance the medical knowledge and clinical skills of PAs in the field of emergency medicine through various focused educational activities.  EM PA fellows will receive 5 hours of didactic conferences each week, specialty procedure labs, emergency ultrasound training, emergency medicine research opportunities as well as ACLS, PALS and ATLS certification.

The SIUH Emergency Department is committed to providing the Staten Island community with fast and quality emergency care. Staten Island University Hospital has two 911-receiving Emergency Departments staffed by healthcare workers specifically trained in emergency care. The North Site is a designated Adult and Pediatric Level I Trauma Center, Stroke Center Designation, Cardiac Catheterization Center and Regional Burn Center.

The Staten Island University Hospital Emergency Department is committed to emergency medicine education. We have been training Physician Assistants as a major learning site for Wagner College PA Program for more than 10 years. Our PA staff comprised of 25 Physician Assistants, as well as our Core Physician Faculty is acutely aware of the skills required for a successful PA career in Emergency Medicine. The EM PA fellowship will mirror our national accredited EM Physician Residency Program. Participating PA fellows will join our EM physician residents and will receive not only the highest educational standards but will receive the communication and team work skills to be motivated and knowledgeable emergency medicine physician assistants.

Curriculum

The core curriculum is patterned after the SIUH Emergency Medicine Physician Residency Program and follows the 2007 Model of the Clinical Practice of Emergency Medicine. The Emergency Medicine Physician Assistant fellowship at SIUH will enhance the medical knowledge and clinical skills of PAs in the field of emergency medicine through various focused educational activities.  EM PA fellows will receive 5 hours of didactic conferences each week, specialty procedure labs, emergency ultrasound training, emergency medicine research opportunities as well as ACLS, PALS and ATLS certification. Clinical Rotations are at both North and South Site campuses

LENGTH OF PROGRAM: 24 months
CLASS SIZE:  4 Per Year
STARTING DATE: September
MEDICAL DIRECTOR: Dr. Brahim Ardolic
PROGRAM DIRECTOR: Alex Lambros, PA-C

Affiliations

Founded in 1861, Staten Island University Hospital today is a member of the North Shore-LIJ Health System, and enjoys numerous academic and clinical affiliations and accreditations. Our Emergency Department is committed to providing the Staten Island community with fast and quality emergency care. Staten Island University Hospital North and South sites have two 911-receiving Emergency Departments, staffed by healthcare workers specifically trained in emergency care. The North Site is a designated Adult and Pediatric Level I Trauma Center.

Admission Process And Timetable

The Emergency Medicine PA Residency is a 24-month postgraduate certificate program.  Eligible applicants must have:

  • Graduated from a PA Program approved by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) prior to matriculation into the program.
  • A Baccalaureate degree or higher
  • National Certification by the NCCPA. New graduates may receive acceptance into the program, pending successful completion of the PANCE.
  • Official transcripts from Colleges/Universities and the PA Program
  • Current Curriculum Vitae
  • New York State Licensure or eligibility.
  • Three professional letters of recommendation – For new graduates one of these letters must be from your PA Program Director — mailed directly to the Admissions Committee (must be in a sealed envelope)
  • Official copy of NCCPA scores (if certified) – sent directly from NCCPA
  • Personal Essay
  • Personal Interview

APPLICATION COMPONENTS: Letter of intent and current CV

TIMETABLE: Accepting applications January of each Calendar year

SELECTION CRITERIA: Fellowship selection will be based on individual applicant (see above admission process)

BENEFITS:

  • Yearly salary of $81,000
  • 4 weeks paid vacation per year
  • CME Fund
  • Employee benefits (Medical/Dental/Visiion Retirement Plan)
  • long & short-term disability plan
  • Uniforms/texts designated by program

CREDENTIAL AWARDED: A Certificate of Completion will be awarded from SIUH Department of Emergency Medicine

 

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