Program Goals

The primary goal of the Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Training Program at Stanford University is to provide the trainee with a structured experience which will enable them to become proficient in the clinical practice of Pediatric Emergency Medicine and to develop competence in the areas of administration, teaching and research.

The ACGME program requirements form the basis for the structure of the fellowship. These can be accessed at the following link:

Clinical Goals

  • To demonstrate an evidence based approach to the care of patients presenting to the emergency department with both common and life-threatening disease processes and chief complaints
  • To demonstrate competence in cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • To demonstrate competence in commonly performed emergency procedures
  • To demonstrate the skills necessary to prioritize and manage the emergency care of multiple patients
  • To educate medical students, residents, nurses and consultants in the clinical environment

Research Goals

  • To participate in the completion of an individual scholarly activities project and generate a written work product in accordance with the criteria for scholarly activity of the American Board or Pediatrics

  • To acquire the knowledge and skills to become an effective investigator
  • To utilize the broad implications of research including the applicability of research to patient care

Teaching Goals

  • To participate in varied teaching experiences which will enable the fellow to provide effective education to a variety of groups and settings
  • To acquire the knowledge and skills to become an effective educator

Administrative Goals

  • To develop familiarity with the administrative issues affecting the practice of Pediatric