How to Apply

Emergency Medical Services Fellowship Application Requirements:

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis and due two weeks prior to interview dates

2018 interview dates:

  • September 13, 2018

  • October 11, 2018

Your application must include:

  • Cover letter indicating:
    -  Your interest in pursuing an EMS Fellowship
    -  Any additional relevant information regarding your EM residency-related EMS experience and other past EMS experiences
    -  What career goals you hope to accomplish with an EMS Fellowship
    -  Why you would be a good fit for the University of Iowa EMS Fellowship program
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Letter from the program director of your ACGME – accredited residency in Emergency Medicine indicating program completion or good standing in progress toward completion.
  • Three letters of recommendation from residency faculty, with at least one from a practicing EMS physician.

This fellowship participates in the NRMP Match.  Match Day is November 14, 2018.

This fellowship accepts only graduates of an ACGME-accredited Emergency Medicine Residency.

International candidates are welcome to apply; however, this program does not sponsor visas.


Submit your application by mail directly to our program coordinator:

University of Iowa EMS Fellowship
Attn: Kelby Kiefer
200 Hawkins Dr. 1008 RCP
Iowa City, IA 52242

Or you may submit electronically at

Selected applicants will be invited for in-person interviews.  Candidates are responsible for travel and lodging arrangements and expenses to attend interviews.