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Learn more about the four ACGME-accredited emergency medicine fellowships and two sub-specialty fellowships offered by the Department of Emergency Medicine.

Fellowship Training

The clinical divisions within the Department of Emergency Medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine support the department’s mission to further education, innovation and service. These divisions provide the setting for the department’s three ACGME-accredited emergency medicine fellowships in medical toxicology, out-of-hospital care (EMS) and pediatric emergency medicine as well as the department’s six subspecialty fellowships in clinical operations and administration, disaster medicine, emergency ultrasound, medical simulation, motorsports, and pediatric emergency ultrasound.

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Clinical Operations and Administration 

The two-year Emergency Medicine Clinical Operations and Administration Fellowship provides an opportunity for EM physicians to develop valuable skills necessary to become healthcare leaders. Through a partnership with the IU Kelley School of Business, fellows pursue a physician-focused MBA degree by way of an integrated curriculum balancing formal didactics with on-the-job training and experience.

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Disaster Medicine

The Disaster Medicine Fellowship can be offered as a one-year fellowship or two-year combined with an MPH in Health Policy and Management. This fellowship provides opportunities at the hospital, local, and national level to review and improve disaster plans, coordinate large scale exercises, provide clinical expertise, and educate a variety of community and medical learners on disaster medicine topics. 

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Emergency Ultrasound

The one-year Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship provides hands-on scanning in three busy, downtown, Level I trauma centers at adult and pediatric hospitals. Fellows in this program have the opportunity and resources to complete research.

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Medical Simulation

The one- to- two-year Medical Simulation Fellowship program is open to doctors across all specialties in medicine. Fellows develop expertise in education, administrative and research aspects of simulation and receive leadership training. Training takes place in the 30,000 square foot IU Health Simulation Center.

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Medical Toxicology

The Medical Toxicology Fellowship is a two-year ACGME-accredited program. Fellows gain hands-on management experience with poisoned patients at pediatric and adult regional referral centers, including the Indiana Poison Center, Indiana’s only inpatient toxicology service of its kind.

Drs. Julia Vaizer, Melissa McCarthy and Geoffrey Billows at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway


The one-year Motorsports Medicine Fellowship program provides a unique training experience across various types of motorsports disciplines. Fellows in this program will travel with the NTT IndyCar series, gain on-site experience in evaluation, management, and rehabilitation of racing participants as well as experience in mass gathering care management and event health care for event spectators.

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Out-of-Hospital Care (EMS)

The Out-of-Hospital Care (EMS) Fellowship is a one-year, ACGME-accredited program that offers a robust pre-hospital EMS educational experience, preparing fellows to become leaders in the field of EMS. In partnership with EMS organizations across the city and state, this fellowship immerses the learner in all aspects of pre-hospital medicine.

PEM fellows running a pediatric emergency medicine simulation.

Pediatric Emergency Medicine

The Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship is an ACGME-accredited program that provides challenging and diverse training at the only level-one pediatric trauma center in Indiana. Fellows in this two- to three-year fellowship gain exposure to a wide range of pediatric emergency cases.

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Pediatric Emergency Ultrasound

The one-year Pediatric Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship is open to board-certified or eligible Pediatric Emergency Medicine trained physicians and board-certified or eligible Emergency Medicine-Pediatric trained physicians. Fellows in this program will have exposure to training and cases within a pediatric hospital as well as pediatric cases at additional clinical sites that serve adult and pediatric patients.