Postgraduate Training Program in Emergency Medicine

The Fellow will spend approximately 12 months in MEP emergency department and urgent care settings. The majority of this time will be spent 1:1 with a teaching physician/AP to maximize learning opportunities. The Fellow will also spend another 6 months in specific specialty areas including EMS, orthopedics, ophthalmology, pediatrics, hospitalist, MICU, etc. He/She will also attend resident conferences at UW-Madison as well as the SEMPA 360 and EM Bootcamp conferences including workshops to hone specific skills. The Fellow will receive training in PALS, ACLS, ATLS, ultrasound, and other procedures (nerve blocks, slit lamp, lumbar puncture, etc.).

The ideal candidate will be passionate about a career in emergency medicine and interested in working in the Madison area for the foreseeable future. The Fellow must be flexible in terms of scheduling and willing to provide feedback to the Fellowship team in order to enhance the experience.

Due date for application is April 15, 2019
Madison Emergency Physicians (MEP) is pleased to announce the open application period for the Emergency Medicine Advance Provider (EMAP) Fellowship, a post-graduate training program for Advance Practice providers (APs). This 18-month fellowship is intended for APs who are passionate about in a career in EM and who desire to obtain a high level of proficiency in order to work effectively in a variety of emergency settings. Preference will be given to those who anticipate staying in the Madison area upon completion of the Fellowship.


MISSION STATEMENT
To provide supervised patient management experience with didactic and clinical skills training to self-motivated advanced practitioners who are committed to the specialty of emergency medicine, and who share our relentless devotion at MEP to the pursuit of excellence in service of our patients and our community.


AP Fellowship​​
Overview
 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
Madison Emergency Physicians (MEP) is a private practice group of approximately 50 physicians and 20 advance practitioners (APs) offering a postgraduate fellowship program for motivated APs seeking specialized training in emergency medicine. We currently staff 9 facilities, providing 24/7 care for approximately 127,000 patients annually.

MEP provides a unique learning opportunity with access to variable sites across southern Wisconsin, including multiple rural and small community emergency departments, stand-alone emergency center and urgent care facilities and our flagship site and business headquarters at St. Mary’s Hospital in downtown Madison, Wisconsin.

We collaborate closely with our local EMS partners to provide medical directorship to various communities with access to prehospital medicine opportunities, as well the University of Wisconsin Department of Emergency Medicine for didactic training. EMAP fellows train under a team of board certified EM physicians and alongside other experienced and dedicated EM APs.

Program Length: 18 months       Class size: 1-2

 Didactic Training​​

EMAP fellows are provided ample didactic support over the course of the program including skills workshops, participation in weekly EM physician resident lectures at the University of Wisconsin, PALS, ATLS and ACLS certification, attendance of SEMPA 360 conference and Emergency Medicine Bootcamp conference, as well as participation in MEP journal club and manifold online resources. Their progress is supported collaboratively with the clinical director and includes feedback from supervising physicians as well as peers and through self-evaluation.  

 Clinical Training​​

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  • Complex/ multi-layer laceration repair
  • Interosseous line placement
  • Burn debridement and wound care
  • Abscess incision and drainage
  • Lumbar puncture
  • Fracture and dislocation management (splinting, reduction, etc)
  • Joint aspiration
  • Foreign body removal (extremities, eyes, ears, nose, penis, rectum, etc.)
  • Digital blocks
  • Dental blocks
  • Slit lamp exam, tonometry
  • Nail trephination
  • Paronychia/ felon management
  • Nasal packing
Fellows are considered full time MEP employees and expected to practice in a variety of clinical settings, including all of our rural and community facilities, St. Mary’s Hospital downtown Madison, and will receive pre-hospital EMS exposure under the supervision of our EMS director. Progress towards clinical and procedural competency is cataloged with informal end of shift feedback, formal quarterly reviews and ultimately sign-off at the end of the fellowship after demonstration of proficiency in the most common EM procedures: ------------------------------------->>

 Off-Site Training​​

Fellows will begin off-site rotations through a variety of hospital departments for more specialized training following their initial introduction to MEP and our facilities. These off-site rotations offer the fellow a unique opportunity to learn from the specialists that we most frequently interact and collaborate with, including internal medicine, orthopedics, general surgery, etc. 
  1. Hours: approximately 50 hours per week Salary: $60,000 annually Benefits: Excellent package including great retirement benefits and health/dental insurance Anticipated start date: September 2019 Requirements: graduation from an accredited training program and completion of certifying examination; commitment to full 18-month training program .
    Salary & Benefits
  1. Program Director: Kevin Wyne, PA Clinical Director: Sandy Miller, PA Medical Director: Quinn Holzheimer, DO [email protected]
    Contact Information
  1. Requirements - Degree from an ARC-PA accredited PA Program - Official PA program transcripts - Two professional letters of recommendation - One personal letter of recommendation (cannot be family) - One page personal essay of intent - Current CV - Wisconsin licensure or eligibility - PANCE certified (or eligible if new grad) - Personal Interview - Application–please complete - Application Fee–$50– made payable to Madison Emergency Physicians Please submit all application materials to: Madison Emergency Physicians Attn: EMAP Applications 700 S Park St. Madison, WI 53715
    Application
EMAP Application Due Dates
  1.    Applications due: April 15, 2019
  2.    Interviews will take place April 22 - May 15, 2019
  3.    Selection of Fellow by May 17, 2019
  4.    Tentative start date: September 1, 2019