Academic Associates

The Academic Associate Program is a one-year, full-time, paid program in the North Shore-LIJ Health System’s Department of Emergency Medicine, located only 30 minutes from New York City. This position is designed for post-undergraduates interested in clinical and translational research and/or hospital administration. Academic Associates help emergency medicine faculty with academic and scholarly activity and support the department by performing administrative duties. As a result, Academic Associates have a strong network of current and past fellows within the larger New York health care community.  Meet our current and past Academic Associates here . We are currently accepting applications for the 2015-2016 academic year. Click here to find out more about the application process :

Clincal Research

  • Identify, screen and consent patients for research studies in  the Emergency Department while ensuring maintenance of ethical and legal standards, and compliance with local, state and national regulatory agencies
  • Collaborate with physicians to plan, write, and execute new and ongoing studies in the Emergency Department.  This involvement lends many opportunities for co-authorship on various publications.
  • Assume on-call responsibilities for patient enrollment and other projects
  • Oversee data collection and regulatory documentation while serving as liaison between the Institutional Review Board and Biomedical Research Alliance of New York (BRANY)
  • Direct laboratory research procedures to process blood, urine and spinal fluid samples for studies
  • Write abstracts, manuscripts, and presentations while coordinating submissions to outside agencies, including, the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) and the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) , as well as other sub-specialty agencies
  • Procure funding, negotiate budgets, and communicate with extramural funding sources (i.e. IRB, BRANY) and national coordinating sites for institutional and multi-center research studies
  • Administer the Research Internship Program, including recruitment, training and ongoing intern management
  • Travel, as necessary, for off-site projects and presentations

 Academic and Administrative Opportunities

  • Coordinate the Department of Emergency Medicine Committee meetings for the Emergency Medicine career and advancement programs
  • Prepare Continuing Medical Education modules, workshops and regularly scheduled series
  • Conduct quality assessments within the health system, and write departmental reports, reviews, and newsletters.
  • Participate in the development of the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine Curriculum development and Emergency Medicine program organization, which in conjunction with over 50 Emergency Medicine SOM faculty members
  • Engage with practicing physicians locally and nationally in professional meetings and other departmental, regional and national events 


How to Apply

Current and Past Academic Associates

Academic Associates Abstracts