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Washington Emergency Care Post Graduate Training Program

Inception Date: January 1, 2021

Curriculum:

  • Close to 2,400 hours of clinical training
  • Over 300 hours of didactics to include an average of four (4) hours of weekly conferences and over 30 hours of training in emergency procedures
  • Over 300 hours of independent study to include case review & presentation preparation, exams/quizzes to monitor progress, and research project completion

Clinical Rotations:We hope to have multiple non-ED rotations available with the first class though the specifics of which rotations remain in development. Prospective rotations are still being evaluated with the simple but important goal that the experience and training on the rotation are high yield for an APP intending to practice emergency medicine. While some rotations will present limitations due to the disruptions from Covid-19, we are currently exploring non-ED rotations in Trauma, Pediatric EM, Critical care (ICU), Hospital Medicine, OB, Ophthalmology, and Anesthesia.

Program Length: Fifteen (15) months program duration with over 3000 hours of post graduate training

Class Size: Two (2) APPs each class for fall and spring start dates (total of four [4] per year)

Class start dates: October 1 for fall class / April 1 for spring class

Credential: Eligible to sit for EM-CAQ upon completion of program

Total Stipend: $70,500

  • PG-APP Phase 0 &1 - $4,000/month
  • PG-APP Phase 2 - $5,500/month

Benefits: 

  • Reimbursement for licensing, certification, credentialing fees
  • Benefits: medical and dental insurance, short-term disability insurance, 80 hours of PTO
  • Eligible for retirement benefits if permanently hired after completion of program

CME: 

  • Required 150+ CME hours (provided and paid for by program)
  • Original EM Boot Camp on-line course, to be completed before start of program
  • Advance EM Boot camp on-line course
  • ATLS
  • EMRAP
  • UpToDate

Contact Information:

Jaime Delcampo, MD, FACEP
Program Director
jaime.delcampo@wecphealth.org 
(253) 254-5536