Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Fellowship 2016-06-28T12:32:55+00:00

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Fellowship


USC + LAFD EMS fellowship is a 1 year fully accredited ACGME program. It gives you the opportunity to work with:

  1. Busiest Emergency Department in California
  2. Largest Trauma Center in LA County
  3. Busiest Base Station in LA County
  4. Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD), the 2nd largest EMS provider agency in the United States
  5. LAFD Dispatch Center
  6. Emergency Medicine Residents, Education, and Research

Expectations include:

  1. Operations with LAFD
    1. Ride-alongs
    2. Dispatch Center quality improvement
    3. Tactical EMS (TEMS) Training
    4. Exposure to USART, HAZMAT and HERT
    5. Participation in large event planning and execution
  2. Administration and Teaching
    1. Base Station Tape Review
    2. EMS resident rotation education and guidance
    3. Emergency Department Grand Rounds
  3. ACGME/ABEM requirements
    1. Core curriculum
    2. Research project
    3. Emergency Medicine board certification
    4. Emergency Department clinical shifts



Marc Eckstein, MD, MPH, FACEP
Professor of Emergency Medicine
Keck School of Medicine of USC
Medical Director – Los Angeles Fire Department
Email: eckstein@usc.edu

Angelica Loza-Gomez, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine
Associate Base Station Medical Director
Glendale Fire Medical Director
Email: lozagome@usc.edu

Steve Sanko, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine
Assistant Medical Director – Los Angeles Fire Department
Email: stephen.sanko.md@gmail.com


Please contact Marc Eckstein MD, MPH, EMS Fellowship Program Director, for application information and/or questions at eckstein@usc.edu.