We are a one-year ACGME approved EMS Fellowship based at OhioHealth Doctors Hospital in Columbus Ohio. Successful completion will lead to eligibility for the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) subspecialty exam and Board Eligibility in the subspecialty of EMS Medicine.
Highlights of our program include operational and administrative involvement with urban, suburban and rural EMS agencies, disaster preparedness and response, and flight medicine. Other supplemental experiences include event medicine, mass gatherings, and TEMS. Fellows integral roles in initial and continuing education for EMTs and paramedics. Fellows have the opportunity to maintain their primary specialty practice at one of our neighboring hospitals.
Fellowship Director | Dr. Robert Lowe MD FACEP, FAEMS
Dr. Lowe serves as Medical Director for OhioHealth EMS and approximately 15 other EMS agencies in greater Central Ohio Area, in addition, to be active in COTS (Central Ohio Trauma System).
Core Faculty | Dr. Eric Cortez MD FACEP, FAEMS.
Dr. Cortez is an assistant Medical Director with OhioHealth EMS and currently serves in an Assistant Medical Director role with Columbus Division of Fire
Core Faculty | Dr. John Casey DO, MA, FACEP, FACOEP
Dr. Casey is the Associate Program Director within the Emergency Medicine Residency, serves currently as Medical Staff president at Doctors Hospital and is an EMS Medical Director for several Central Ohio EMS Agencies
For additional information including an application, please contact Laura Epnett at
Laura.Epnett@ohiohealth.com or 614-544-3059
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For a list of current ACGME approved EMS Fellowships see the NAEMSP (National Association of EMS Physicians) list at