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Essentials of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship: Part 6 Program Administration

Kim, In K. MD, MBA; Zuckerbraun, Noel MD, MPH; Kou, Maybelle MD; Vu, Tien MD; Levasseur, Kelly DO; Yen, Kenneth MD, MS; Chapman, Jennifer MD; Doughty, Cara MD, MEd; McAneney, Constance MD, MS; Zaveri, Pavan MD, MEd; Hsu, Deborah MD, MEd

doi: 10.1097/PEC.0000000000000929
Essentials of PEM Fellowship
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This article is the sixth in a 7-part series that aims to comprehensively describe the current state and future directions of pediatric emergency medicine (PEM) fellowship training from the essential requirements to considerations for successfully administering and managing a program to the careers that may be anticipated upon program completion. This article provides a broad overview of administering and supervising a PEM fellowship program. It explores 3 topics: the principles of program administration, committee management, and recommendations for minimum time allocated for PEM fellowship program directors to administer their programs.

From the *Division of Emergency Medicine, Kosair Children's Hospital, Louisville, KY; †Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA; ‡Department of Emergency Medicine, INOVA Children's Hospital, Falls Church, VA; §Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Children's Hospital of Colorado, Aurora, CO; ∥Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Beaumont Children's Hospital, Royal Oak, MI; ¶Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Children's Medical Center of Dallas, Dallas, TX; #Division of Emergency Medicine, Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC; **Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, TX; ††Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Cincinnati Children's Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH; and ‡‡Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, TX.

Disclosure: The authors declare no conflict of interest.

The PEM Fellowship Directors' Writing Group is led by Pavan Zaveri, Deborah Hsu, Matthew Mittiga, Margaret Wolff, Stacy Reynolds, In Kim, Coburn Allen, Constance McAneney, and Maybelle Kou.

Reprints: In K. Kim, MD, MBA, Division of Emergency Medicine, Kosair Children's Hospital 57 S. Floyd St., Suite 300 Louisville, KY 40202 (e-mail: In.kim@louisville.edu).

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