Dear Boss,
I am just starting my final year of residency and while I know I want to practice community emergency medicine, I am thinking that I should do an ultrasound fellowship to help me get the best community job out there. Do I need a fellowship?
Fellow Wanderer
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There’s no doubt that emergency medicine is a buyer’s market. Every year demand increases and residency programs fail to turn out enough physicians to pick up the slack.
Fellow at the Center for Biosecurity
Chief Fellow in the Division of Infectious Diseases
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
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