Location: Providence, RI
Job Code: 134
# of Openings: 1


PEMPED-Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician Extender Development Program

Our Mission: “To provide up to date, problem-based learning in the field of emergency medicine in a state of the art facility, and to exceed the expected role of a Pediatric Emergency Medicine Advanced Practice Provider.”

Applications for PEMPED will be accepted 10/23/2018 through 2/13/2019

Program Overview: 

A 12 -month post graduate training program involving Brown Pediatric Emergency Medicine (previously University Emergency Medicine Foundation /UEMF) faculty and senior Advanced Practice Providers to support a comprehensive emergency medicine program.

The program utilizes Hasbro Children’s Hospital and Rhode Island Hospital as sites for orientation, training, and clinical rotations for newly graduated or non-emergency medicine trained Advanced Practice Providers All sites are affiliated with the Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Lifespan, Inc., and are teaching facilities.

Program Requirements-Your application MUST include:

  • Certificate from an accredited Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner Program
  • Official Transcripts
  • Current NCCPA certification
  • Rhode Island State licensure/eligible
  • Personal Statement
  • A GPA of 3.1 or greater
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Personal Interview
  • Three letters of recommendation

Program Content (PEMPED)

During the Development year, EMPEDS receive training:

  • Five hours of didactic conferences each week with Brown Pediatric Emergency Medicine trainees.
  • Hands on training in various Emergency Departments, working with appointed faculty.
  • Procedure workshops and lectures provided by senior physicians and appointed faculty.


  • PALS
  • Pediatric Surgery Rotation
  • Pediatric Intensive Care Rotation
  • Pediatric Sedation Course
  • Radiology and Ultrasound training
  • Child Abuse Rotation
  • Psychiatry Rotation
  • Critical Care and Trauma Exposure
  • Medical Simulation Center
  • Pediatric Clinical Decision Unit


  • EKG Interpretation
  • Pediatric Sedation
  • Silt Lamp
  • Suturing and I&D
  • GYN and ENT procedures
  • Lumbar punctures

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