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Location: Wilmington, Delaware
As one of the nation’s leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician Assistant Fellowship Program
The Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician Assistant Program and A.I. Dupont Hospital for Children is the first, and only, program to offer Physician Assistants specialized training in Pediatric Emergency Medicine. The program is 12 months in duration. Fellows will be afforded an annual stipend dispersed bi-weekly, along with a full benefits package and continuing medical education funds. Fellows will also accrue paid time off. The position will start on 10/1/2019 and last through 9/30/2020.
The program equips Physician Assistants with didactic and clinical experience in Pediatric Emergency Medicine, making them excellent candidates for future careers in Pediatric or General Emergency Medicine.
During the first 6 months, the fellow will spend a majority of the clinical hours in the main Emergency Department. During the second 6 month period, the fellow will also spend an average of 8 hours per week in the Treatment Area/Fast Track. The fellow will also spend time in mini-rotations throughout the hospital including rotations in the following areas; Radiology, Orthopedics, Dermatology, Cardiology, Nephrology, Endocrinology, Hematology, Opthalmology, Gastroenterology, Neurology, Urgent Care, and Day Medicine.
Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique “Bridge to a Healthy Future” pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.