Emergency Medicine Fellowship

Mission Statement

We are looking for well-rounded, highly motivated individuals who will enhance our Division both within the emergency department and outside of it. Our intent is to provide a broad foundation clinically, academically, and in research through our support and mentoring. We expect graduates from our program to be the future leaders and role models in our field of pediatric emergency medicine.

Advantages of the program

  • Training sites include Seattle Children's Hospital, Harborview Medical Center and University of Washington Medical Center.
  • Eight months per year are spent in the Emergency Department (ED) at Seattle Children's Hospital.
  • Great mentorship and foundational learning opportunities.


  • Pediatric and Emergency Medicine resident applications are accepted. Three positions are available per year. All fellows complete three years of fellowship training.
  • Advance your academic career through research, publishing, and presentation opportunities
    • Our faculty includes recognized leaders in emergency medicine. Current research involves simulation, foreign bodies, sedation, diarrhea, quality improvement, transport, cardiac arrest, and ultrasound.
    • Clinical research is aimed at improving the care and treatment of children and can impact local, national, and international heath care. Your clinical research project is based on your area of interest and will be held to our high standard of research and publishing.
    • Enhance your teaching skills as part of the emergency department (ED) team, with bedside teaching and small to large group didactics.
  • Superb clinical experience and clinical education with graduated responsibility
    • Five month-long rotations including trauma, adult emergency department work (inpatient Pediatrics/NICU for EM trained), and pediatric intensive care are required.
    • Numerous clinical rotations are offered and include child abuse, toxicology, anesthesia, and orthopedics.
  • Graduates of our program have successful careers in academic and clinical PEM.

About the University of Washington

Each year, approximately 1,200 residents and fellows conduct their ACGME training at one of UW’s primary training sites. For more information, including appointment information and stipends visit the Prospective Residents and Fellows page.

About Seattle

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