Essentials of PEM FellowshipEssentials of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Part 1 An OverviewZaveri, Pavan P. MD, MEd; Hsu, Deborah MD, MEd; Mittiga, Matthew R. MD; Wolff, Margaret MD; Reynolds, Stacy MD; Kim, In MD, MBA; Allen, Coburn MD; McAneney, Constance M. MD; Kou, Maybelle MDAuthor Information From the *Division of Emergency Medicine, Children's National Health System, Washington, DC; †Section of Emergency Medicine, Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, TX; ‡Division of Emergency Medicine, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH; §Departments of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; ∥Carolinas Medical Center, Levine Children's Hospital, Charlotte, NC; **Division of Emergency Medicine, Kosair Children's Hospital, Louisville, KY; ††Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas, Austin, TX; and ‡‡Department of Emergency Medicine, INOVA Children's Hospital, Falls Church, VA. Disclosure: The authors declare no conflict of interest. Reprints: Pavan P. Zaveri, MD, MEd, Division of Emergency Medicine, Children's National Medical Center, 111 Michigan Ave NW, Washington, DC 20010 (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org). Pediatric Emergency Care: May 2016 - Volume 32 - Issue 5 - p 337-339 doi: 10.1097/PEC.0000000000000802 Buy Metrics Abstract This article is the first in a 7-part series (Table 1) that aims to comprehensively describe the current state and future directions of pediatric emergency medicine fellowship training from the essential requirements to considerations for successfully administering and managing a program to the careers that may be anticipated on program completion. This overview article provides a framework for the series. Copyright © 2016 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.