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Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship

Program Director: Nicholas Saltarelli MD

“The first ACEP Clinical Ultrasound Accreditation Program (CUAP) Accredited emergency department in Texas, and one of the first eight in the United States”

ULTRASOUND

Overview:
IES and the department of emergency medicine at JPS Hospital are excited to offer a 1-year fellowship in emergency ultrasound. This program will give the fellow a robust and thorough education in emergency ultrasound and its clinical applications, as well as the administrative and teaching experiences required to have a successful career in emergency ultrasound.

Educational Components:
The fellow will gain experience with emergency department adult applications of point-of-care ultrasound in both medical and trauma patients, as well as regional anesthesia, critical care, advanced echocardiography, and pediatric applications. The fellow will gain experience in ultrasound program administration by working directly with the ultrasound director in the administrative processes. The fellow will develop their own teaching curriculum over the course of the fellowship, and by the end of the fellowship will be able to direct the case review and QA process.

Program Benefits:

  • Competitive salary through experience as an ED attending in a county academic emergency department with EM residents
  • Personal computer, if needed
  • Outside teaching opportunities
  • TCEP
  • Paid attendance at ACEP Ultrasound Management Course
Street Medicine Fellowship

Program Director: Chad Holmes DO, FACEP

STREET MEDICINE

Overview:
Being a safety net hospital for Tarrant County, IES/JPS and the Department of Emergency Medicine in conjunction with the Department of Family Medicine are proud to offer a 1-year fellowship in Street Medicine to those who desire extensive training and experience in street and social medicine.  As a fellow in this program you will be an integral part of a multi-disciplinary team carrying out this vision of our institution while also cultivating the skills needed to become an expert in this area of medicine.

Educational Components:
The Street Medicine fellowship year will follow a longitudinal style curriculum that will incorporate a broad range of objectives that are crucial to understanding the complexity of Street Medicine, including:  Mental health and substance abuse, chronic disease management, infectious disease, structural violence, inclusion health, advocacy, housing systems, and street ultrasound.  The fellowship will be a balance of Street Medicine medical outreach, academic opportunities and ED clinical experience.

Program Benefits:

  • Competitive salary, benefits and great clinical experience as an ED attending in a county academic emergency department with EM residents
  • Attend the annual International Street Medicine Symposium (ISMS) and the Texas Street Medicine Symposium, with opportunities for other national conferences
  • Opportunity for both domestic (Pittsburgh, Los Angeles, Boston) and international (UK, Brazil) away elective rotations
  • Research opportunities
  • DEAX waiver training
  • Access to handheld US devices for use on outreach
  • Malpractice coverage
Administrative Fellowship

Program Director: Joe Young DO

Administrative

Overview:
This Fellowship Program is a 2-year immersive program that provides hands-on involvement with Emergency Department and Hospital Leadership with optional concurrent enrollment in a Masters’ program (MBA, MMM, MHA, MPH).

Administrative Leadership of Hospitals and Emergency Departments, in particular, is a critical area of expertise and requires understanding the complexities that comprise the dynamic. This program is designed to facilitate the Fellow’s education, experience, and understanding of this complex system. By giving them the tools and resources to be actively involved yet still under the mentorship of Physician Leaders, the learning curve for the development of a successful Physician Leader is greatly reduced.

Educational Components:
Will be addressed in critical areas such as credentialing, risk management, quality, billing and coding, budgetary responsibilities, accreditation requirements and management of criteria of adherence, conflict resolution, operations, and contract negotiations. Multiple other areas will be addressed as well for the successful and elective development of the physician leader.

Criteria:
Board Certified or Board Eligible (BC/BE ABEM/AOBEM) Emergency Medicine Physician with completion of an accredited residency in Emergency Medicine.

Conferences/Training courses applicable to the program:

  • ACEP Scientific Assembly
  • ACEP Leadership and Advocacy Conference
  • ACEP Director’s Academy
  • TCEP
Emergency Medicine Education Fellowship

Program Director: Jessica Mason MD, FACEP

Academic

Overview:
The Emergency Medicine Education Fellowship at JPS is a two year program designed to offer a base of knowledge in academic emergency medicine, provide mentorship and career development opportunities, and guide the fellow towards a niche that makes them an invaluable faculty member.

Educational Components:
During the first year the fellow will gain a breadth of knowledge in many topics pertinent to emergency medicine education. Through mentorship, monthly meetings, and journal club, the first year curriculum covers the following topics:

  • Education theory
  • On-shift teaching
  • Academic promotion
  • Professional development and CV review
  • Simulation
  • Mentorship
  • Education scholarship
  • Program leadership
  • Emergency medicine curriculum and conference
  • Digital scholarship
  • Feedback and evaluations
  • Medical student clerkship

Fellows are encouraged to attend the ACEP Teaching Fellowship during their first year. This world-renowned two-part course provides both foundational knowledge in medical education and practical skills essential to core faculty members.

After spending the first year experiencing many different facets of emergency medicine education the fellow will then focus on a specific project and niche in the second year.

  • Longitudinal project – the fellow will design and implement a project with mentorship from the education faculty.
  • Scholarly work – publishing and/or presenting scholarly work in a written or digital publication, or presenting at a conference are encouraged.
  • Program leadership – the fellow will have the opportunity to gain experience, working side by side with program leadership.
  • EM:RAP Scholar Program – the fellow has the opportunity to apply to be an EM:RAP Scholar, working with EM:RAP faculty on a digital media project.
  • Professional development – we craft and review the fellow’s CV, and guide the fellow through the job application process.

Criteria:
Applicants should email the following items to Dr. Mason by September 30:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Letter of intent

If offered an interview the applicant should provide two letters of reference, including one from the applicant’s program director.

We accept applicants from the United States who are board eligible or board certified in Emergency Medicine. In some cases we may consider internationally trained candidates.

Jessica Mason completed residency at MetroHealth Medical Center and The Cleveland Clinic, followed by a fellowship in Medical Education at UCSF Fresno. She is the recipient of the California ACEP Education Award, the UCSF Fresno Medical Student Faculty Teacher of the Year Award, and the UCSF Fresno Faculty Mentor of the Year Award. She was named by EMRA in the 45 Under 45.

Dr. Mason has multiple leadership roles at EM:RAP, including:

  • Managing Editor of Continuous Core Content (C3) – a podcast covering the most common and deadly ED presentations.
  • Managing Editor of EM:RAP-HD – where all the procedural and education videos are hosted.
  • Managing Editor of Crunch Time – EM:RAP’s audio board review course.
  • Deputy Editor of EM:RAP – producing regular segments for the monthly EM:RAP podcast.

As the Education Conference Chair of California ACEP for four years, Dr. Mason planned the annual AdvancED conference. She has over 20 traditional paper publications, and too many digital publications to count.

Frequently Asked Questions

When should I apply?

Applications are due by September 30. Earlier applications are welcome. We aim to interview applicants in October. We collaborate with other education fellowship coordinators across the country to work towards a common offer date.

How many shifts do fellows work in the ED?

Fellows work a minimum of 60 hours per month with the opportunity to moonlight. We encourage fellows to avoid working too many shifts in order to focus on developing their skills as an educator.

Do fellows have an academic title?

Fellows will have an academic title through Texas Christian University (TCU) and/or through University of North Texas Health Science Center.

What is the compensation?

Fellows are offered a highly competitive salary of 0.5 FTE plus the opportunity to moonlight.

Do you offer a Master’s Degree in Education?

A Master’s Degree in Education can be pursued and is subsidized by the Department of Emergency Medicine.

How many education fellows do you hire per year?

We hire one education fellow every two years.

Are fellows considered full time?

Yes, fellows are full time with benefits provided.

Do you often hire fellows as faculty?

We aim to train fellows to go on to make an impact throughout the country. JPS has excellent faculty retention and fellows may be considered if a position becomes available.

Is there an academic stipend?

A CME fund of $2,500 per year is provided.

Current Fellows

Donna Hassani MD

Administrative Fellow

Lyndsay Massey MD

Emergency Ultrasound Fellow

J. Hunter Scarborough MD

Street Medicine Fellow
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