special-programs

FDNY EMS

FDNY EMS fellowship opportunities are offered at North Shore-LIJ Health System's department of Emergency Medicine at Long Island Jewish Medical Center (LIJMC) in New Hyde Park, Long Island, New York. Considered one of the world's premier fellowships in EMS and Disaster Medicine, our fellowships have been ongoing since 1993 and are affiliated with the Fire Department of New York.

Long Island Jewish Medical Center's department of emergency medicine provides a comprehensive, one-year, FDNY EMS fellowship.

The FDNY EMS Fellowship, or Fire Department of New York Emergency Medical Services fellowship, gives fellows the opportunity to learn from some of the world's leading emergency medical services experts in a well-rounded, robust learning environment at one of the top teaching hospitals and tertiary care centers in the Northeast -- Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New Hyde Park, NY.

FDNY EMS fellows enjoy broad exposure to all aspects of emergency medical services in order to be well prepared for their future career and the successful completion of the FDNY EMS fellowship board exam. We also encourage the fellows to pursue their specific interests within the field and to avail themselves of training, teaching and research opportunities at the regional, national and international levels.

FDNY EMS Fellowship General Information

  • Considered on of the premier fellowships in EMS and Disaster Medicine in the world
  • ACGME  accreddited program
  • 1-year Fellowship (July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015)
  • Competitive salary

FDNY EMS Fellowship Application Qualifications (by start of Fellowship)

  • Completion of a residency in Emergency Medicine
  • Board Certification of Eligibility in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency or the American Osteopathic Board of Emergency Medicine.
  • Possession of a valid license to practice medicine in New York State
  • Possession of a valid DEA registration number

Clinical Affiliation

  • The FDNY EMS Fellowship is affiliated with Long Island Jewish Medical Center’s (LIJMC) Department of Emergency Medicine.
  • Fellows work as atttending physicians in the emergency departments of the North Shore-LIJ afflilated hospitals and participate in Emergency Medicine Residency conferences and activities.

FDNY EMS Fellowship Application Requirements

  • Statement of interest
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Three (3) letters of reference (one from Residency Program Director)

FDNY EMS Fellowship Application Timeline (subject to alteration)

  • Application materials must be received by October 15, 2013. 
  • Interviews conducted in October & November.
  • Selection of fellows by November 15th, 2013

Applying for FDNY EMS Fellowship

The North Shore-LIJ FDNY EMS fellowship program currently accepts one fellow per year. The fellow is paid according to his/her PGY level. Clinical responsibilities in the Emergency Department do not exceed 12 hours/week.

The successful applicant will have satisfactorily completed residency training at an ACGME accredited program and have interest in Emergency Medical Services. Applications for an FDNY EMS fellowship are accepted for applicants who have successfully trained in Emergency Medicine. The American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) has approved emergency medical services as an official subspecialty of the above primary specialties. 

To apply for opportunities regarding North Shore-LIJ’s FDNY EMS Fellowship at North Shore University Hospital, New Hyde Park, New York, or to obtain more information, please write to our FDNY EMS Fellowship Director:

Douglas Isaacs, MD
FDNY Office of Medical Affairs
9 MetroTech Center, Room 4N-2
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Phone: (718) 999-2422
isaacsd@fdny.nyc.gov

Additional Resources
FDNY Office of Medical Affairs & FDNY EMS Command, www.nyc.gov/fdny