How to Apply

Emergency Medical Services Fellowship Application Requirements:

Applications Due: December 1st

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

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



1.  Submission:

        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


    2.  Telephone Interviews: Selected applicants will be contacted for telephone interviews with the fellowship program director.


    3.  Finalist Candidates: Selected applicants will be invited for in-person interviews.  We hold interviews beginning in January. Candidates are responsible for travel and lodging arrangements and expenses to attend the interviews.