Fellowship Highlights

Application Timelines:

Application deadline: August 30
Interviews: September – November
Fellowship Match: March

Fellowship Details:

Length of Fellowship:

2 years for Emergency Medicine residency graduates
3 years for Pediatric residency graduates

Clinical Sites:

Memorial Hermann Hospital- Texas Medical Center
Memorial Hermann Hospital- Sugarland

Clinical Hours:

Approximately 130 hours/month
Moonlighting opportunities are available at affiliated facilities

Other Duties:

Journal Club preparation
PEM lecture presentation
Involvement in Quality Assurance conference
Involvement in Research/Scholarly activity
Involvement in Simulation
Preparation for Board Review
Attendance at Trauma Quality Assurance conference


Weekly didactic conference
Monthly QA conference
Quarterly Journal Club
Monthly Mock Codes Monthly
Monthly Pediatric Trauma M & M
Monthly Board Review


Stipend (2018-2019):

PGY-4 – $62,718
PGY-5 – $65,777
PGY-5 – $67,910

Continuing Medical Education Allowance: $5,000 Annually
Vacation: 3 weeks per year
Sick Days: 12 Sick days per year

Why UTHealth PEM Fellowship?

  • Busiest Level I Trauma Center in the United States
  • Children’s hospital has 278 beds, 30 PICU beds, & all pediatric specialties
  • State-of-the-art Simulation Lab
  • Life Flight experience (second busiest air medical system in the world) during EMS rotation
  • Credentialing in Point of Care Ultrasound
  • 10 hour shifts (3pm-1am)
  • Dedicated research team (department statistician, research coordinators)

Contact Information:

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

Kandice Kaylor McLeod, C-TAGME
Program Coordinator, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship
Email: Kandice.Kaylor@uth.tmc.edu