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EMERGE: Enabling Medical Research Growth in Emergency Medicine

Education and Training


  • must be clinicians already trained in treating emergency medical conditions who seek careers as academic investigators focusing on the conduct of clinical research in acute life threatening cardiovascular, pulmonary, hematological, and/or traumatic emergencies;
  • must be US citizens, non-citizen US nationals, or be lawfully admitted to the US for permanent residence; and
  • must not have been a Principal Investigator on an R01 or R21 award or on a component of a Program Project (P01), Center grant (P50, P60, or U54), mentored career development grant (K-series), or other equivalent research grant award
For Inquiries in General Emergency Medicine please contact:   For Inquiries in Pediatric Emergency Medicine please contact:
Betsy Ann Bozzarello
Associate Director
Center for Resuscitation Science
Department of Emergency Medicine
University of Pennsylvania Health System
125 South 31st Street – Suite 1207 (TRL)
Philadelphia, PA  19104-3403
Tele:    215-746-3626
Fax:     215-746-1224

Mary DeFalco
Division of Emergency Medicine
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
34th Street and Civic Center Blvd.
CTRB – 9th Floor
Philadelphia, PA  19104
Tele:  215-590-7054
Fax:   215-590-4454

Those interested in applying for this clinical research and career development training program should request an application by phone or electronic mail, or in writing to:

Felicia LeSure

Perelman School of Medicine

University of Pennsylvania

235 John Morgan Building

3620 Hamilton Walk

Philadelphia, PA  19104

Tele:  215-898-2368


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