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

Education:

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

Benefits:

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