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University of Utah EMS Fellowship Director, Rank Dependent on Qualifications in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position Information

Position/Rank EMS Fellowship Director, Rank Dependent on Qualifications

Department 00258 - Emergency Medical Physicians

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Non Tenure Track

New Position to Begin 2023


Description: Assistant/Associate Clinical Track Faculty: EMS Fellowship Director Position

The University of Utah Department of Emergency Medicine is seeking a highly qualified candidate to join the faculty as our EMS Fellowship Director .

Position Highlights –

Join our team of EMS physicians who provide oversight of EMS operations throughout the Salt Lake Valley and surrounding counties, and oversight over the University of Utah’s Air Medical Transport Program.

This position provides direct oversight over our ACGME approved EMS fellowship – a one-year fellowship that supports 2 fellows per year

  • The EMS fellowship offers a variety of direct prehospital care exposure through Salt Lake City Fire Department (urban), Unified Fire Authority (urban), Mountain West Ambulance (rural), AirMed (air EMS ), and, optionally, through West Valley City Fire (urban), Summit County EMS (rural), and Grand Teton National Park EMS and Teton County Search and Rescue (federal, rural).
  • Fellows gain administrative experience through QI/QA processes, protocol development, and State and local committee meetings.
  • Fellows are involved in a wide variety of didactic modalities and research opportunities that provide them with the background necessary to become a board-certified EMS physician.

Faculty selected for this position will assist with the oversight of an EMS physician vehicle program.

Local EMS agency medical oversight opportunities depending upon interest and agency agreement.

This position comes with a full academic appointment and allows for faculty to participate in a combination of clinical care, scholarship, and teaching of EMS fellows, Emergency Medicine residents, and medical students.

University of Utah Health faculty enjoy an academically rich community where faculty are encouraged to innovate and develop their careers as an educator and leaders locally, regionally, and nationally.

We are committed to the wellness of our physicians and are pleased to offer excellent benefits, ongoing mentoring and support of your professional development goals.

Ideal candidates should have prior EMS fellowship training and willingness to combine administrative, clinical and teaching responsibilities.

The University of Utah Health (U of U Health) is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. The U of U Health values candidates who are committed to fostering and furthering the culture of compassion, collaboration, innovation, accountability, diversity, integrity, quality, and trust that is integral to our mission.

The University of Utah Hospital is a Level 1 Trauma Center and the Intermountain West’s only academic health care system. Our system serves over 80,000 patients between our academic emergency department, free standing emergency department and rural ED in Wyoming. The hospital system 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 University of Utah maintains a highly competitive three-year academic residency program, a broad research portfolio with multiple extramural grants and fellowships in EMS , Global Health, Palliative Care, Research, Sports Medicine, Ultrasound, and Wilderness Medicine.

Candidates should be ABEM / AOBEM board-certified or board-eligible. We offer a competitive salary with a generous benefits and CME package. The Department 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.

Confidential inquires accepted. Please send a CV and cover letter to and/or apply at the following link:

EEO/Non-Discrimination Information

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students, staff, faculty and patients from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education, employment opportunities, and quality healthcare for historically underrepresented groups.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

383 University Street, Level 1 OEO Suite

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


Online reports may be submitted at

For more information:

To inquire about this posting, ( or call 801-581-2300.


The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“ URS ”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen and immunizations. This report includes statistics about criminal offenses, hate crimes, arrests and referrals for disciplinary action, and Violence Against Women Act offenses. They also provide information about safety and security-related services offered by the University of Utah. A paper copy can be obtained by request at the Department of Public Safety located at 1658 East 500 South.

Special Instructions for Candidates

Confidential inquires accepted. Please send a CV and cover letter to and/or apply at this link:

Open Date 04/05/2023

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN03243F

Type Faculty