Emergency Medicine Research Fellowship
The UC Davis Department of Emergency Medicine offers a two-year Emergency Medicine Research Fellowship. The program combines training in clinical emergency medicine research with graduate level training at UC Davis leading to either a Masters of Science in Clinical Epidemiology or Masters in Public Health.
The UC Davis Department of Emergency Medicine maintains a strong commitment to clinical research in Emergency Medicine. The Department has a broad area of research interests and expertise and participates in several multi-departmental collaborations. Areas of focused research include but are not limited to: clinical emergency cardiology, trauma evaluation and management, injury prevention, pediatric emergency medicine, industry sponsored trials, development and validation of clinical decision rules, infectious disease, ultrasonography, and ED overcrowding and surge management.
In addition, UC Davis is a leading center in the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN), the first federally funded research network in pediatric emergency medicine.
Successful completion of an accredited Emergency Medicine Residency Program or Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship
Clinical Research Requirements (during fellowship)
Design and implementation of a clinical research project
Preparation of a competitive grant application
Completion of all graduate course requirements leading to an advanced degree
48 hours/month of clinical patient care in the UC Davis Medical Center ED
Salary and Benefits
Tuition, books and supplies for graduate coursework
Start-up funds for a clinical research project
Travel funds to attend the annual SAEM meeting
James F. Holmes, MD, MPH
Professor and Research Fellowship Director
Department of Emergency Medicine
2315 Stockton Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95817