Advanced Practice Provider Fellowship Program

Program Overview: Emergency Medicine

The Emergency Medicine Fellowship at Nemours Children's Hospital, Delaware is a 12-month program for physician assistants.

This fellowship provides a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience in pediatric emergency medicine and to become a leader amongst physician assistants who desire to practice in pediatrics. Fellows will gain the fundamentals of pediatric emergency care through both didactic and clinical training, including lectures and conferences and rotations in various pediatric subspecialties.


Nemours APP Fellowship FAQs:

What is the goal of the fellowship?

Postgraduate training programs for Advanced Practice Providers are growing. The intent of the fellowship is to provide a year-long, postgraduate training experience that allows for protected learning time, exposure to pediatric subspecialties and emergency medicine for Physician Assistants. The successful fellow will gradually increase their confidence and competence in managing common pediatric chief complaints presented in an emergency medicine setting.

Must I graduate from my program before I apply?

No, you do not. You will need to complete board examination and licensure prior to start date of the fellowship, but you may apply before you complete the program.

What is the start date of the fellowship?

The start date is October 21, 2024. This is selected based on accepted candidates program completion and ability to obtain licensure.

How many fellows are in each cohort?

There is one fellowship position available.

Is this a paid fellowship?

As an emergency medicine fellowship, you receive an entry level salary and full benefits.

Do you interview candidates for the fellowship?

Candidates for interviews will be selected following review of application materials.

Must I sign an employment contract if I'm accepted?

No, we do not require fellows to sign a commitment to work for Nemours following the fellowship. It is our hope, however, that our fellows will remain with Nemours after completion of the fellowship. Employment following the fellowship is not guaranteed.

About Our Hospital in Delaware

The Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware is a multispecialty, tertiary care teaching institution located on a 300-acre estate in the scenic Brandywine Valley in Wilmington, Del.

Among the hospital’s amenities for all staff are:

  • Free parking
  • Park-like setting
  • Gym/fitness center
  • On-site child care center for children of staff

Living in Delaware Valley

Because of our location in the tri-state area of Delaware, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, we offer unique living/working opportunities. For example, you can choose to live in the downtown Philadelphia area and easily commute to our park-like hospital campus in Wilmington.

Explore Wilmington

Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware is located in Wilmington, Del., about 30 minutes from center city Philadelphia, and an easy drive to Baltimore, Lancaster County, Pa. (“Amish Country”), and the beaches in Atlantic City and Delaware. There is much to do in and around the city, including mansion and garden tours, museums, breweries, wineries, fine restaurants and numerous state parks.

Learn More About Delaware:

Greater Wilmington Convention and Visitors Bureau

Delaware Tourism

Delaware’s Beaches

Explore Philadelphia

Philadelphia is the sixth largest metropolitan area in the United States and offers a wealth of historical, cultural and recreational opportunities. From world-class museums to its professional sports teams to the colorful, bustling districts of South Street, Chinatown and the Italian Market, Philadelphia has something for everyone.

Learn More About the Philadelphia Area:

New Jersey Beaches

Pennsylvania Mountains

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Application Requirements

Application Opens: January 25, 2024

Deadline: March 31, 2024

Training Begins: October 21, 2024

We are currently accpting applications and documentation outline below at

1. App Emergency Medicine Application

2. Updated resume

3. Official transcript

4. Recommendation letter from the Director of your program

5. Recommendation letter from a faculty member of your program

6. Recommendation letter from either pediatric or emergency medicine rotation

Questions About Applying?

Megan Donovan, MS,PA-C
Emergency Medicine Fellowship Supervisor

Director of Advanced Practice Fellowship Programs