Emergency Medical Services

Emergency Medical Services Fellowship Educational Experience

Objectives and responsibilities

  • Fellows work in the emergency department in the role of an attending physician.
  • Clinical work load is 64 hours per month (approximately eight shifts per month).
  • Medical Direction of Multiple EMS Agencies including Urban 911 Service.  
  • Medical Direction for Columbia/Richland Fire Department first responder program which encompasses 32 Fire Stations throughout Richland County.   
  • Air Medical Program with rotor wing aircraft.  Provide medical direction to multiple rotor wing aircraft, attend monthly safety and operational command meetings, and fly as an additional crew member.
  • Tactical EMS with State Law Enforcement Agency and Richland County Sheriff’s Office.
  • Mass Casualty and Disaster Medicine Opportunities.  Provide stadium coverage for NCAA Southeastern Conference University of South Carolina athletic events.
  • National Park Medical Advisory Role