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University of Iowa Emergency Medicine PA Residency

Inception Date: 7/1/2008

Accreditation: ARC-PA, accreditation date 6/25/2021

Curriculum: Required weekly didactics that consist of lectures, simulations, procedure workshops, small group case discussions. Required monthly journal clubs. Subscriptions for Hippo Education, EMRAP, Rosh. 

Clinical Rotations:

  • Orientation - 1 month
  • UIHC Emergency Medicine - 7 months
  • Washington County Rural Emergency Medicine - 2 months
  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine - 2.5 months 
  • Trauma Surgery - 1 month 
  • Surgical and Neurologic Intensive Care Unit - 1 month 
  • Elective - 1 month
  • Medical Intensive Care Unit - 2 weeks 
  • Anesthesia - 2 weeks
  • Orthopedics - 2 weeks
  • Toxicology - 2 weeks
  • Elective - 2 months

Program Length: 18 months

Class Size: 2 residents per class

Class start dates: February 1

Credential: Certificate

Stipend: $61,700/year ($61,700 for twelve months + $30,850 for six months)

Benefits: Health/Dental, 401k, state license, DEA, SEMPA membership, SEMPA 360 regisation and travel stipend

CME: Fundamentals of Emergency Medicine Course, ATLS, ACLS, PALS

Contact Information:

Kelby Kiefer, Program Coordinator

Phone: (319) 384-6468

Email: kelby-kiefer@uiowa.edu

 

Nathaniel Shekem, Program Director

Email: nathaniel-shekem@uiowa.edu