Medical Education Fellowship

The Department of Emergency Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California is accepting applications for its Medical Education Fellowship. The LAC+USC Medical Education Fellowship is a two-year program designed to prepare emergency medicine (EM) residency-trained graduates for careers as superb clinical educators, scholars, and leaders in EM-focused medical education. The clinical site is the Los Angeles County + USC Medical Center.


Education: University of Southern California Masters in Academic Medicine degree (included) Teaching Opportunities: Monthly instructor in our Fresh Tissue Dissection Cadaver Lab Abundant lecture opportunities at the Undergraduate and Graduate Medical Education settings Scholarly Activity: Opportunities for publication in the Annals of Emergency Medicine via HIPPO EM Podcasting and web-based opportunities through EM: RAP and HIPPO EM Faculty-mentored medical education research project to be completed by end of 2 year fellowship Conferences: Funding will be provided for CORD Academic Assembly (Council of Residency Directors) as well as the annual USC IME (Innovations in Medical Education) conference. Fellows may receive additional CME funding for presentations at national conferences. Academic Appointments: Fellows will be appointed at the level of Clinical Instructor in the Clinician Educator track at the Keck School of Medicine. Clinical Duties: 16 clinical hours/week


Fellows must have an active California medical license and be board certified or board eligible (ABEM or ABOEM) at the time of fellowship matriculation.


Requirements for the fellowship include:

  • Curriculum Vitae, Letters of Recommendation (2), Personal Statement
  • Please send applications and any questions to Fellowship Directors, Dr. Jeff Riddell at

Fellowship Duration: 2 years, Non-ACGME Accredited Fellowship Director: Jeff Riddell, MD