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Emergency Medicine Research Fellowship at UMMS-Baystate

The Emergency Medicine Research Fellowship at the University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate provides graduates of emergency medicine residency with the mentored experience and didactics necessary to become successful independent investigators and future leaders in academic emergency medicine. We accept one or two fellows per year.

1-Year and 2-Year Options Are Available

The EM Research Fellowship integrate training in clinical and basic science emergency medicine research with didactics in clinical and translational science through the Tufts University Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences.

We offer fellows either a:

  • 1-year Certificate Program in Emergency Medicine Research
  • 2-year Masters Degree fellowship in Emergency Medicine Research

Ideal Research Environment for Young Investigators

The Department of Emergency Medicine has a robust clinical and basic science research infrastructure in place.

With the busiest ED in Massachusetts—122,000+ visits a year—we provide research opportunities on diverse pathologies and advanced procedures. And, affiliations with the University of Massachusetts Medical School and UMass Amherst amplify our research opportunities.

Our highly qualified faculty can serve as mentors in a variety of research interests:

  • Cardiac arrest resuscitation
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Acute coronary syndrome
  • Emergency medical services
  • Patient safety and health services
  • Emergency ultrasound
  • Implementation science
  • Shared decision-making and patient experience
  • Addiction medicine and substance use disorder

Additionally, we work closely with other researchers in the hospital, including the ICU and the Institute for Healthcare Delivery and Population Science, a health services research partnership between Baystate Health, UMass Medical School, and UMass Amherst School of Public Health.