Post-residency fellowship training at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital is an ever-growing area of focus with new fellowships being developed every year at each institution. In conjunction with advanced sub-specialty training, many of the programs offer additional master's-level enrollment.

Fellowship in Emergency Medical Education

The Harvard-Affiliated Emergency Medicine Education Fellowship will provide participants with training in instructional design and education research methods complemented by supervised research experiences to develop a strong foundation to pursue leadership positions in the fields of educational research, graduate medical education policy, and residency administration.  Fellows will be exposed to the medical education expertise at both Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) during their two years.

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Fellowship in Emergency Critical Care

The changing landscape of health care has resulted in an increase in the delivery of critical care in the emergency department. Although the emergency department length of stay is brief compared with the total length of hospitalization, physiologic determinants of outcome may be established before an ICU admission. The BWH fellowship in critical care focuses on the acute care needs of the sickest patients seen in the emergency department.

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Fellowship in Emergency Department Administration

The Partners Emergency Department Administration Fellowship, based at both BWH and MGH, prepares residency trained Emergency Medicine specialists to become competent, knowledgeable and effective managers and leaders in the complex task of providing effective and efficient care in Emergency Departments.

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Fellowship in Emergency Ultrasound

MGH and BWH are known as national and international leaders in the field of emergency ultrasound and bedside point-of-care sonography. The BWH and MGH programs are regarded as among the country’s most mature fellowship programs in emergency ultrasound.

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Fellowship in Health Policy Research and Translation

The goal of the Fellowship in Health Policy Research and Translation is to train leaders in emergency medicine who design, conduct, and translate innovative research and practice changes into health policy.

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Fellowship in International Emergency Medicine and Global Health

Both the International Emergency Medicine Fellowship at BWH and the Global Health Fellowship at MGH prepares leaders in international health and international emergency systems.  Fellows develop skills in humanitarian aid and disaster response, emergency systems development, health program administration and funding, cross-cultural collaboration, international public health, and human rights.

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Fellowship in Medical Simulation

Completion of a fellowship in medical simulation certifies the graduate as an expert in the field of simulation-based medical education. Both the Department of Emergency Medicine simulation center at MGH and the STRATUS Center for Medical Simulation at BWH have established themselves as clinical, academic, and research leaders in this field.

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Stratus Fellowship

STRATUS offers a 2-year, SAEM-approved EM Fellowship in Medical Simulation. During this hybrid program, fellows will learn and practice all aspects of simulation-based education and research, with a primary role in the Human Factors and Cognitive Engineering Lab. Fellows will also complete a Master of Science in Health Professions Education at the MGH Institute of Health Professions, and will have an appointment as a postdoctoral research fellow at both Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School.

In addition to having an active role in all STRATUS educational activities, fellows will have the opportunity to work in ongoing research projects, participate in monthly research seminars and design, develop and execute their own research idea through a capstone project.


STRATUS recognizes that fellows are trainees working in an apprenticeship mode in preparation for a professional career as a clinician-educator-researcher. Dr. Roger Dias, MD. PhD, MBA will be your primary mentor and will work closely with you to identify specific goals for your professional growth and build a mentoring team. Fellows are also expected to function responsibly and autonomously within STRATUS and the complex environment of Harvard Medical School and affiliated institutions.

Application Process

Applications for the fellowship will be accepted from interested physicians who have completed an ACGME-accredited Emergency Medicine residency and are board-eligible/board-certified. The application phase for a July/2022 start is now open and will accept applications beginning in May 2021 until September 30th, 2021.

Interested applicants should contact Dr. Roger Dias, BWH Medical Simulation Fellowship, Director at

To apply, email a CV, personal statement, and 3 current letters of recommendation to Sumaira Ahmed at by September 30th, 2021.

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Fellowship in Neurologic Emergencies

The MGH Fellowship in Neurologic Emergencies is made possible through collaboration with the Division of Neuro-critical Care and Neurologic Emergencies in the Department of Neurology, the Division of Neuro-radiology in the Department of Radiology, the Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery and Surgical Critical Care in the Department of Surgery, and the Department of Neurosurgery. Our partnerships ensure an interdisciplinary approach to our goals of research, education, and quality improvement.

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Fellowship in Wilderness Medicine

The fellowship in Wilderness Medicine at MGH is designed to provide graduates of emergency medicine residency programs with advanced training in wilderness medicine practice, research, and teaching.  MGH trains tomorrow’s wilderness medicine leaders.  The Earth needs a good doctor.™

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