Vituity Emergency Medicine Advanced Provider Fellowship at Kaweah Health Medical Center

Contact Info:

Program Director:
Philip Hehn, MS, PA-C

Program Medical Director:
Anthony Lucero, MD

Program Coordinator:
Renee King

400 W Mineral King Ave
Visalia, CA 93291

Mission Statement:

The Vituity Emergency Medicine Advanced Provider Fellowship at Kaweah Health Medical Center focuses on clinical excellence, provider wellness and longevity, and the development of leadership qualities that will prepare graduates to be future leaders in their field. By emphasizing the team approach, we aim to create high-functioning members of the physician-led acute care team that provide exceptional emergency care for the Central Valley.

Length of Program: 14 months
Class Size: 2
Applications: January – May
Interviews: Early June
Start Date: January 1st

Application Process:

A centralized process through Vituity Talent Acquisition allows for a streamlined process for applicants to send licenses, CV, LOR, etc.

  • Physician Assistant applicants must be NCCPA certified or a graduate of an ARC-PA accredited program.
  • Nurse Practitioners must be AANC or AANP certified, or a graduate of a CCNE or ACEN accredited program.
  • BLS, ACLS, DEA Schedule II-V or equivalent furnishing certificate is required prior to start of program. Must be licensed to practice in the State of California.

Applicants are reviewed by the program director, medical director, ED medical director. Interviews are performed by staff advanced providers, medical director, program director, and ED medical director. Selection is based on a combination of personal statement, LORs, interviews, CV, and summative scoring.


Following The Model of the Clinical Practice of Emergency Medicine and SEMPA recommendations, our curriculum comprises of:

  • Monthly SIM
  • Weekly Lectures
  • Monthly EM:RAP
  • ROSH Review
  • SonoSIM
  • SEMPA 360
  • Quarterly Skill Lab
  • Vituity Symposium
  • Daily Rounds
  • shift evaluations
  • ATLS
  • Various Clinical Rotations

For more information, or to apply: