The Pediatric Emergency Medicine (PEM) fellowship program at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) will begin its twenty-eighth year with the 2012-2013 entering class. Our PEM program was accredited through the American Board of Pediatrics in the fall of 1999. We were last accredited in 2011. Our next visit is in December of 2019. The fellowship has been designed for three years of training since 1995 targeting these goals in the following areas:
The above goals with emphasis on the six core competencies (patient care, medical knowledge, practice based learning, interpersonal skills, professionalism, and systems based practice) will be accomplished through a variety of activities as described in each section (Click links above).
An introduction to our program which includes examples of the PEM schedules and available rotations can be found by clicking on the following link: PEM Schedule (pdf).