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Applying to the International Emergency Medicine Fellowship

Application Process

The application process consists of:

  • a letter of intent and description of your goals for training
  • current CV
  • 2 letters of recommendation, preferably one from your program director
  • Application form (if necessary)

Send the materials above to the fellowship director via email or by post at:

Aaron Hexdall, MD, 
International Emergency Medicine Fellowship Director

Baystate Medical Center
Department of Emergency Medicine
759 Chestnut Street
Springfield, MA 01199
Phone: 414.794.3947
Email: Aaron.HexdallMD@baystatehealth.org

 

Application Requirements

Prior to matriculation to fellowship training at Baystate Medical Center, all incoming fellows must have:

  • Successfully completed an accredited Emergency Medicine Residency Program
  • Passed the USMLE Step 3 or COMLEX—USA Level 3 examination
  • A full medical license from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine prior to starting (http://www.massmedboard.org/index.shtm) and all necessary certifications to practice independently
  • Good academic standing and be board eligible or board certified in Emergency Medicine (ABEM).
  • Satisfactory findings from all pre-employment verifications conducted that may include a combination of the following criminal background and/or CORI file review, professional references, license verification, driving record evaluation, and credentialing review
  • Successful completion of a pre-placement physical examination including a urine drug test
  • All fellowship candidates must fulfill Baystate's Resident/Fellow Appointment Requirements.

Interviews

If we elect to invite you for an interview, you will be contacted to arrange a mutually convenient appointment. At that time you will be provided with further details about your interview day. Interviews are scheduled between November and January.

Contact for Questions

Tara Rivest, Fellowship Coordinator
Baystate Medical Center
Department of Emergency Medicine
759 Chestnut Street
Springfield, MA 01199
Phone: 413.794.3947
Email: tara.rivest@baystatehealth.org