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Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship ABP Curriculum

3 Year Curriculum for Fellows Seeking Certification from the American Board of Pediatrics

Year 1

Six 4-week blocks are spent within the pediatric emergency department. The first month includes didactic sessions of core emergent pediatric emergency medicine topics as well as a procedure lab.


One 4-week block is also spent in each of the following rotations:

  • pediatric intensive care
  • pediatric anesthesia
  • ultrasound and procedures
  • pediatric abuse education
  • adult emergency medicine
  • research

Year 2

Six 4-week blocks are spent within the pediatric emergency department.


One 4-week block is spent in each of the following:

  • pediatric intensive care unit
  • trauma
  • toxicology
  • Emergency Medicine Services

Year 3

Six 4-week blocks are spent within the pediatric emergency department.


One 4-week block is spent in each of the following:

  • adult emergency department
  • combined OB/GYN rotation with administrative education
  • elective
  • NICU resuscitations
  • combined emergency medicine systems education and pediatric abuse education and pediatric abuse education


Three 4-week blocks are devoted to research.

Block Curriculum

Month

First Year

Second Year

Third Year

1 Pediatric Emergency Medicine Pediatric Emergency medicine Pediatric Emergency Medicine
2 Pediatric Emergency Medicine Pediatric Emergency Medicine Pediatric Emergency Medicine
3 Pediatric Emergency Medicine Pediatric Emergency Medicine Pediatric Emergency Medicine
4 Pediatric Emergency Medicine Pediatric Emergency Medicine Pediatric Emergency Medicine
5 Pediatric Emergency Medicine Pediatric Emergency Medicine Pediatric Emergency Medicine
6 Pediatric Emergency Medicine Pediatric Emergency Medicine Pediatric Emergency Medicine
7 Anesthesia PICU Research
8 PICU Research Research
9 Research Research Research
10 Abuse Ultrasound Adult Emergency Medicine
11 Trauma Toxicology OB/Admin
12 Adult Emergency Medicine Elective/EMS Elective/NICU