Resuscitation Research Fellowship

Website University of Utah

The University of Utah Division of Emergency Medicine offers a two-year Emergency Medicine Resuscitation Research Fellowship. The program combines training in translational emergency medicine research with graduate level courses at the University of Utah.

The Division of Emergency Medicine at the University of Utah maintains a strong commitment to resuscitation and critical care translational research. The division has a large clinical and research focus on cardiac arrest resuscitation, hemorrhagic shock, and stroke. Scientists in the Division of Emergency Medicine have ongoing work related to REBOA, ECMO, fluid responsiveness, AI for autonomous critical care, and cell responses to ischemia. The Division of Emergency Medicine has strong collaborative research ties with other university divisions and departments including Cardiothoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Cardiology, and Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine.

The University of Utah also provides advanced coursework in FDA regulatory affairs for fellows interested in transitioning to medical device or biotech development. The Division of Emergency Medicine at the University of Utah is an ideal setting for developing the next generation of resuscitation techniques and technologies.

Description and Requirements:

  • Eligibility: Successful completion of an accredited emergency medicine residency program or pediatric emergency medicine fellowship (EM board certification or eligible for board certification)
  • Translational Research Requirements (during fellowship)
    • Design and implementation of a research project
    • Preparation of a competitive extramural grant application
    • Abstract presentation at national meetings; manuscript preparation and submission
  • Graduate Coursework: Completion of all graduate course requirements leading to an advanced degree
  • Clinical Responsibilities: Clinical patient care the University of Utah Emergency Department or affiliated departments
  • Salary and Benefits
    • Competitive salary and generous benefits
    • Start-up funds for pilot translational research project
    • Tuition, books and supplies and travel funds to attend annual emergency medicine research meeting

University of Utah Hospital is a Level 1 Trauma Center and the Intermountain West’s only academic health care system. The hospital serves Utah and five surrounding states, representing the largest referral area in the continental United States. Vizient Inc. has ranked University of Utah Health in the nation’s top 10 for quality health care among leading academic medical centers. U of U health achieved the #1 ranking in the nation in 2020, 2016 and 2010.

The Division of Emergency Medicine is committed to providing an inclusive and diverse place of learning and employment for our faculty, trainees and staff. Talented candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

To apply, please submit the following to

  • Letter of Intent/Personal Statement
  • CV
  • Three Letters of Recommendation

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