The Division of Emergency Medicine offers a one- or two-year fellowship in pre-hospital and disaster medicine.
The Pre-Hospital and Disaster Medicine Fellowship trains fellows to be leaders in the field of pre-hospital care and disaster management.
The Pre-Hospital and Disaster Medicine Fellowship provides opportunities for the fellow to participate and lead in community EMS settings, while maintaining their clinical skills through practice at Duke University Hospital's emergency department.
The EMS fellow will serve as assistant medical director for Durham County EMS and associate medical director for Parkwood Volunteer Fire Department.
Additional opportunities are available to work collaboratively with the following groups:
Section faculty at Duke will guide small group sessions on a monthly basis to cover topics as delineated in the Pre-Hospital and Disaster Medicine Fellowship core curriculum.
An EMS journal club is also scheduled in conjunction with the resident rotation in EMS
As part of the Pre-Hospital and Disaster Medicine Fellowship, fellows will gain knowledge and experience in the following areas:
In order to become a Pre-Hospital and Disaster Medicine fellow, students must meet the following requirements: