North Shore University Hospital

Program Description

Application Method & Deadlines
Rolling admissions & application, usually over 1 year in advance. Residents should apply in the winter/spring of their PGY2 (in 3 year EM programs) or PGY3 (in 4 year EM program). Applications for 2013 class will begin July 2012 via ERAS. For more information, please see www.eras.org.

Application Requirements
Individuals who have completed a 3 or 4 year ACGME accredited EM training program and are ABEM eligible or certified are welcome to apply.

Number of Fellows per year
1-2

Length of Fellowship
2

Primary Training Site Demographics
   Number of Hospital Beds:
   Number of ICU Beds: 70
   ED Annual Visits:

EM-CCM Fellowship Education
The North Shore University Hospital Fellowship in Emergency-Critical Care Medicine provides the trainee with expertise in Critical Care Medicine, as it applies to the ICU and the Emergency Department. The training satisfies the requirements for eligibility of the European Diploma in Intensive Care Medicine.

North Shore is a Level 1 trauma center and tertiary care teaching center with a well-established, fully accredited residency in Emergency Medicine and fellowships in basic science research, international emergency medicine and medical toxicology. We have over 70 ICU beds in the institution and a lecture curriculum presented jointly with the pulmonary/ critical care and surgical critical care fellowships.

Rotations at North Shore include SICU, MICU, Neurosurgical ICU, CTICU, CCU, PICU, Nephrology (RRT), Pulmonary (bronchoscopy), Nutritional Support, Infectious Diseases, Palliative Care, and of course Emergency Critical Care with specialized training in EGDT and early shock management. Outside rotations are available at the R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Baltimore, MD in Trauma Critical Care. Elective rotations are available in Pediatric Critical Care, Burn, Toxicology and Transplant Medicine.

Sample Curriculum
Surgical ICU
Medical ICU
Neurosurgical ICU
Cardiothoracic ICU
CCU
PICU
Nephrology (RRT)
Pulmonary (Bronchoscopy)
Toxicology
Nutritional Support
Infectious Disease
Palliative Care
Emergency Critical Care