Emergency Medicine Fellowship Program
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland (CHRCO) is a nationally recognized pediatric tertiary care and level 1 trauma center, with over 32 medical & surgical subspecialty programs, as well as an international leader in pediatric basic science and translational research. The Emergency Department consists of 40 beds, including an adjacent urgent care, to accommodate approximately 55,000 visits per year.
The Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship at CHRCO is an accredited training program, with tracks for graduates of either Pediatric (3-year program) or Emergency Medicine (2-year program) residencies. The Division of Emergency Medicine is comprised of 18 board certified Pediatric Emergency Medicine physicians with research interests in quality improvement, prehospital care, clinical decision analysis, pediatric emergency ultrasound, asthma, bronchiolitis, head injury, trauma, sickle cell disease, toxicology and education.
Fellowship Program Goals
The goal of the fellowship program is to train pediatricians and emergency medicine physicians for full-time faculty positions in Pediatric Emergency Medicine. We place an emphasis on academic training that prepares the physician to:
- Provide excellent patient care
- Have thorough knowledge of pediatric emergency medicine and related fields
- Conduct independent research studies
- Teach the principles and practices of pediatric emergency medicine
- Competently administer pediatric emergency medicine programs
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Director
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland
Department of Emergency Medicine
Phone: (510) 428-3259
Fax: (510) 450-5836