Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Emergency Medicine


Medical Education Scholarship

The SAEM-approved Northwestern 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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Health Services Research

In collaboration with the Northwestern Center for Healthcare Studies, fellowships in Health Services Research provide physicians with interdisciplinary training that prepares graduates to carry out the Nation’s health services and outcomes research agenda. During this two-year program, fellows also work towards a master’s level degree. Much of the fellowship training is achieved through mentor relationships between fellows and distinguished faculty mentors from across the University.   

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Hospice and Palliative Medicine

The HPM fellowship at Northwestern is a one-year program open to EM-trained physicians, leading to subspecialty board eligibility. Collaboration opportunities are available throughout the University as well as with the Education in Palliative and End of Life Care (EPEC) Project, the Buehler Center of Aging, Health, and Society, and with the Robert Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University. 

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Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Northwestern’s Pediatric EM 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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Northwestern’s Administration Fellowship involves active participation in the operations and business analysis of all aspects Emergency Medicine at Northwestern. Administration fellows develop key administrative skills essential to becoming successful clinical operations leadership. Among many projects and topics Administrative fellows may focus on are 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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