Emergency Medicine Medical Education and Technology Fellowship

About the Program:


We are excited to introduce the Prisma Health Emergency Medicine Fellowship in Medical Education and Technology (MedEdTech). Medical education is constantly evolving and innovating.  A MedEdTech fellowship through Prisma Health uniquely emphasizes building a core knowledge of skills to pursue a career as a medical educator and become fluent in the tools and technologies to teach the modern learner.   Our fellowship positions its graduates to achieve their unique career goals through mentorship and development.  

Mission Statement

The mission of the Medical Education and TechnologyFellowship is to foster leaders through professional development and mentorship who can serve as leaders to transform the educational landscape within their department, organization, and specialty.

 Program Goals

·  Develop into an educational teacher who effectively integrates evidence-based instruction, instructional design and technologies, student-centered learning, curriculum development, and assessment strategies into practice.

·  Prepare as an educational researcher who shares and disseminates their hypotheses through sound medical education research methodology and implementation.  

·  Mentor into an educational professional demonstrating effective management and leadership skills to advocate for high-quality education.

Fellowship Salary & Benefits

·     Salary $130,000

·     Additional Clinical Activity and internal moonlighting are allowed

·     Professional Expense Account

·     Salary Continuation due to illness or injury

·     Maternity and Paternity leave policies

·     Parental Scheduling Polices

·     Prisma Health Benefits (see benefitsformyworld.com)

·     Master's Tuition Benefit $15,000 per fellowship year

·     Support to attend ACEP/CORD Teaching Fellowship

·     Support to attend regional & national conferences

·     Laptop Stipend

·     Subscriptions to technology resources

Clinical Shifts Overview

Fellows will work approximately sixty-five clinical hours per month.  Time will be spent at Greer Memorial Hospital (+40,000 visits per year), a busy community emergency department with residents and medical student learners.  Additional shifts Greenville MemorialHospital (>110,000 visits per year), the institution's tertiary academic level one trauma center with residents and medical students.

Curriculum Overview

Year one will emphasize the "core content" of medical education, including educational theory, curriculum development, instructional strategies, and evaluation/ assessment strategies.  Year two of the fellowship will emphasize scholarly dissemination and educational leadership and allow the fellow to explore topics of career interest.  

Tangible Products by Completion of Fellowship

·     Serve as a faculty member for the Integrative Practice of Medicine (IPM) course.

·     Serve as a module director for IPM.

·     Serve as a faculty member for Clinical Competency Committee and ProgramEvaluation Committee.

·     Participate in medical school committees, GME Director meetings, PRIME meetings

·     Serve as a mentor for residents and medical students.

·     ACEP/CORD Teaching Fellowship Project

·     Produce at least one publication and/or presentation of medical education research.

·     Lead one national journal club with CORD's Medical Education Fellowship Community of Practice.

·     Participate as a reviewer for a national journal

·     Engage in clinical and bedside teaching on clinical shifts.

·     Development of curriculum project.

·     One presentation at a National/Regional Conference

·     Two presentations for GME Residents as Teachers Series

·     Four presentations for Emergency Medicine Educational Conference

·    Four presentations for either Emergency MedicineClerkship or IPM

·    Produce four different instructional strategies. Examples include e-learning, just-in-time teaching, gamification, audience response systems, procedure labs, low-fidelity models, 3D printing, AR/VR, case-based learning, flipped classrooms, problem-based learning, team-based learning, and simulation.

·     Produce an Educational Portfolio and upkeep of Educational CV.

·     Mentorship from the program director, clerkship director, departmental chair, vice chair, and fellowship director.

·     Attend the Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors (CORD) Academic Assembly and other national conferences.

·     Graduation from ACEP/CORD’s Teaching Fellowship

·     Master of Education Coursework

How to Apply:

E-mail caroline.astemborski@prismahealth.org for more information or instructions on how to apply.



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