Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Donna Mendez, M.D.

Donna Mendez, MD, EdD
Professor, Fellowship Director: Pediatric Emergency Medicine


Program Overview

The Department of Emergency Medicine sponsors an ACGME-approved Pediatric Emergency Medicine (PEM) Fellowship. The fellowship’s primary clinical site is the Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, a Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center and the major pediatric teaching hospital for McGovern Medical School. The PEM fellowship includes a total of four fellows with prior residency training in pediatrics or emergency medicine. The fellowship participates in the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) and the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP).

Started in 2014, our program offers outstanding training in the clinical practice of pediatric emergency medicine, research, administration, and teaching. Fellows will be eligible to be credentialed in Emergency Ultrasound at the end of their fellowship. Our faculty are highly qualified and participate in teaching emergency medicine residents and pediatric residents, as well as pediatric emergency medicine fellows. The fellowship has a close, interactive relationship with the UTHealth Emergency Medicine residency program, providing fellows with excellent additional resources for acquiring related education and experience. Additional resources for the fellowship program include Memorial Hermann Hospital-Sugarland and the University of Texas Medical Branch Poison Control Center.

How to Apply

  1. Sign into www.aamc.org/myeras
  2. Click Programs.
  3. Click Search Programs.
  4. Enter in 1144811001 in the prompt Search by Accreditation ID.
  5. Click the magnifying class icon for search.
  6. Program will then appear and will be ready to be saved and applied to.

Contact

Donna Mendez, MD
Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship
Donna.Mendez@uth.tmc.edu