Intro to Fellowships

Introduction to Fellowships

April 15, 2019

This is the first episode in our Fellowships series. Listen in as Dr. Jessie Werner speaks with our EMRA Fellowship Guide Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Krystle Shafer, about EM fellowships. Why should you do one? Which one is right for you? What should you expect from the application process?

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Host

Jessie Werner, MD

Alpert Medical at Brown University
PGY3
@JessWernerMD
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Guests

Krystle Shafer, MD

Director of EM Critical Care, Wellspan York Hospital
Co-Director Medical Student Clerkship, Wellspan York Hospital
Residency: Wellspan York Hospital
Medical school: University of Maryland SOM
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Overview:

This is the first installment in a series of episodes about Fellowships, brought to you by
hosts Miguel Reyes, MD and Jessie Werner, MD. In this episode, Dr. Krystle Shafer introduces you to Fellowships – why to do one (or not), what to expect, how to be competitive, and more helpful tips. Stay tuned over the next few months as we continue the series and cover the details of specific EM fellowships.

Key Resources

Key Points

  • There are a number of different fellowships in Emergency Medicine.  Each one has different requirements and sets you up for a unique career.
  • When choosing a fellowship, make sure you're following your passion and have an "end goal" in mind.
  • Strong applicants will have a proven track record in that specific area of interest.
  • It's never too late to apply for a fellowship.