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Fellowships provide additional education following the completion of residency training. Physicians may elect to enter a fellowship to specialize in a particular clinical area. Our fellows graduate with significant clinical and research experience allowing for successful future careers and contributions to the field of emergency medicine.

Learn more about our multiple fellowship programs, including program descriptions, current fellows and application requirements:

Emergency Medical Education Scholarship

The Society for Academic Emergency Medicine–approved Emergency Medicine Education Scholarship Fellowship provides comprehensive formal training in medical education scholarship and ample experiential opportunities to assimilate practical skills necessary for effective medical education leadership and administration. Program graduates will be thought leaders in the field of medical education.

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Emergency Medicine Research Scholarship

The Society for Academic Emergency Medicine–approved Emergency Medicine Research Fellowship is designed to develop and train fellows to become independent investigators and academic leaders with expertise in health services research. Each trainee will have an individualized career development plan for the two years of fellowship and beyond. The training tasks of the program include research training leading to a Masters of Science in Health Services Research or equivalent and mentored research projects guided by methodologic and content mentors.

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Clinical Operations & Administration

Northwestern’s Clinical Operations & Administration Fellowship involves active participation in the operations and business analysis of all aspects of Emergency Medicine at Northwestern. Fellows develop key administrative skills such as quality measures systems, faculty and staff education, risk management, advancement of clinical operations innovations, financial operations, coding and billing, and clinical mentoring.

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Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Northwestern’s Pediatric Emergency Medicine fellowship is based at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. Fellows in this three-year training program obtain a broad clinical experience in the ED at Lurie Children’s as well as the ED at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Teaching, research and elective experiences all contribute to this well-rounded fellowship that leads to subspecialty board eligibility in PEM.

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Why Northwestern?

Learn more about the benefits of training at a world-class academic medical center in a diverse and vibrant city of Chicago. Further program details, including the Department of Medicine housestaff manual and a sample training contract, are available on our McGaw Medical Center Graduate Education site.


Housestaff Training at McGaw

McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University offers exceptional training experiences at nationally ranked hospitals and fosters a culture of diversity, innovation and excellence.


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