Emergency Medicine Administrative Fellowship

Emergent Medical Associates (“EMA”) and the Department of Emergency Medicine of the Keck School of Medicine at USC have joined together to offer an Emergency Medicine Administrative Fellowship. This unique one year fellowship provides for an intensive curriculum and exposure to the most important aspects of ED Administration and Management. The Fellow would be considered full-time faculty in the LAC+USC Department of Emergency Medicine and receive commensurate benefits and salary. This Non-ACGME fellowship includes a Masters in Medical Management (MMM) from the USC Marshall School of Business. The curriculum includes:

  • USC Marshall School of Business MMM
  • Clinical Duties: Approximately 8 shifts a month split between LAC+USC and an EMA community ED.
  • Conferences: High Risk EM, Chief of Staff Boot Camp, Cal ACEP PAC Course, National Emergency Medicine Board Review Course.
  • Administrative Curriculum: EMA will provide a community-based administrative educational platform
  • Corporate Management – Contract negotiation, billing/coding/physician reimbursement models, group organizations, structures, legal aspects of the business, physician recruitment/management/scheduling, budgeting/financial responsibility, consulting, etc.
  • Emergency Department Management – Risk management, quality assurance, hospital efficiencies/patient throughput, customer service, managing medical staff, complaint management, EMS agencies/education/management, credentialing, JCAHO, EMTALA
  • Academic – CME activities/requirements/management, medical staff education activities, ancillary staff/nurse education programs, RRC/ACGME/Resident Education
  • Political – ACEP, AAEM, ACEP, SAEM, AMA, State legislative advocacy agendas


  1. Must be a board eligible, graduate/graduating resident of a four-year Emergency Medicine Residency program.

Application Schedule

  1. Deadline for applications is February 15th, 2007
  2. Candidate will interview with medical staff from USC & EMA in March 2007
  3. Candidate Selection will take place on April 2007
  4. Fellowship to commence July 1st, 2007
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