Overview

USC 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. Collaborate with multiple local EMS providers
  5. Emergency Medicine Residents, Education, and Research

Expectations include:

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

Length: 1 year, ACGME-Accredited

Faculty

Fellowship Directors:

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
Keck School of Medicine of USC
Email: stephen.sanko.md@gmail.com

Saman Kashani, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine
Keck School of Medicine of USC
Email: saman.kashani@med.usc.edu

Application

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