Making the Perfect Match

Sonny Tat

Sonny Tat

Assistant Clinical Professor at University of California at San Francisco
Sonny's academic interests are in team performance in resuscitation, developing learning platforms for medical education, and transitioning academics to the digital age. Sonny created PEMAcademy, a collaborative regional blog for PEM education and is the Editor-In-Chief of the PEMNetwork Blog. His hobbies include photography and cooking.
Sonny Tat

PEM fellowship rank lists are due in the next few weeks. Here is select data from the 2105 NRMP Match, with a few comparison specialties for reference. Check out the full dataset if you’re really obsessed. # US apps #… Continue Reading

Interview Tips from the PEMNetwork

Sonny Tat

Sonny Tat

Assistant Clinical Professor at University of California at San Francisco
Sonny's academic interests are in team performance in resuscitation, developing learning platforms for medical education, and transitioning academics to the digital age. Sonny created PEMAcademy, a collaborative regional blog for PEM education and is the Editor-In-Chief of the PEMNetwork Blog. His hobbies include photography and cooking.
Sonny Tat

We’re deep into interview season for PEM fellowships. In addition, many senior fellows are back on the interview trail looking for the perfect job(!). Since none of us completed that “How to actually interview for PEM” elective rotation, we asked our… Continue Reading

The Price of Being a Doctor

Ameer Hassoun

Ameer Hassoun

Assistant Clinical Professor in Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine at New York Presbyterian - Queens
Ameer's professional interests include medical education, international health, and quality improvement. He is the founder and manager of the Visual Diagnosis in Pediatric Emergency Medicine Facebook group.
Ameer Hassoun

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Eighteen years ago I had a discussion with a practicing gynecologist in Auckland, New Zealand about my future studies and the best career choice to “secure” my future. I had multiple options at that time in different countries. The options… Continue Reading

The Reasons Why It Is Difficult to Match: A Closer Look at America’s Medical Training Status

Ameer Hassoun

Ameer Hassoun

Assistant Clinical Professor in Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine at New York Presbyterian - Queens
Ameer's professional interests include medical education, international health, and quality improvement. He is the founder and manager of the Visual Diagnosis in Pediatric Emergency Medicine Facebook group.
Ameer Hassoun

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Recently I came across an article in the New York Times describing the life of a foreign intern at Woodhull Hospital Center in Brooklyn, New York. The article highlighted many interesting aspects of interns’ daily life and revealed the expensive… Continue Reading

Applicant’s Corner 1: Overview & the Personal Statement

Todd P Chang
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Todd P Chang

DIvisional Director for Research & Scholarship, Associate Fellowship Director, Division of Emergency Medicine at Children's Hospital Los Angeles
Todd is the Director of Technology for the INSPIRE Network with David Kessler & Marc Auerbach. Todd was formerly the Faculty Advisor and Head Site Administrator for the website's predecessor, pemfellows.com. He lives in Pasadena, CA, with his partner and 2 ridiculous cats that are probably sitting on his head as you read this.
Todd P Chang
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Congratulations, everyone, as the new Fellows start now, we open up yet another Applicant Season for the upcoming July 2015 start for U.S. and Canadian fellowships.  The deadlines are much later than in previous years: 07.15.2014 – MyERAS opens 08.27.2014… Continue Reading

It’s Match Day!

Angela Lumba-Brown MD, FAAP

Angela Lumba-Brown MD, FAAP

Clinical Assistant Professor Pediatric Emergency Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine
Angela's research focus is in pediatric traumatic brain injury and recent research has been in therapeutic intervention for concussion. She the director of PEMNetwork.
Angela Lumba-Brown MD, FAAP

From all of us at PEMNetwork, we congratulate the future PEM Practitioners.  Would you like to tell us your story?  Let us know at PEMFellows.com@gmail.com or comment right here!  

Research prior to Fellowship

Dr. Robert S. Hoffman, MD (Beth Israel, NYU) writes regarding a Forum Post on Research prior to Fellowship. Here is the question: “…But being that its getting more competitive each year, will research add an extra advantage for PEM candidates?…”… Continue Reading