The USC + LAFD EMS fellowship is a 1 year fully accredited ACGME program. It gives you the opportunity to work with:

  • Busiest Emergency Department in California
  • Largest Trauma Center in LA County
  • Busiest Base Station in LA County
  • Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD), the 2nd largest EMS provider agency in the United States
  • LAFD Dispatch Center
  • Emergency Medicine Residents, Education, and Research

Expectations include:

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

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

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Faculty:

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
EMS Rotation Medical Director
Email: lozagome@usc.edu

Steve Sanko, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine
Assistant Medical Director – Los Angeles Fire Department
Email: stephen.sanko.md@gmail.com