Abdominal pain is one of the most common reasons children visit the emergency department. Appendicitis is the most frequent surgical emergency in pediatrics, affecting approximately 80,000 children in the U.S. every year. At Children’s Minneapolis and St. Paul emergency departments our pediatric surgeons perform about 750 appendectomies every year.
Dr. Anupam Kharbanda from Children's Minnesota conducted a study to examine how an electronic clinical decision support tool could reduce the use of computed tomography (CT) and ultrasound in diagnosing children with appendicitis.
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Feb 17, 2016, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM, Minneapolis
Our PEM Fellows are supported by a robust team through the Department of Research and Sponsored Programs.
Our PEM fellowship participates with pediatric specialties fall match through National Resident Matching Program (NRMP).
Our fellowship training program emphasizes the ACGME six core competencies (patient care, medical knowledge, practice based learning, interpersonal skills, professionalism, and systems based practice). The following goals will be accomplished through a variety of activities during the course of the fellowship:
The Department of Pediatric Emergency Medicine is comprised of our staff physicians, nurse practitioners, and ancillary staff. We are one of the largest groups in the nation. Both of our main hospitals are staffed 24/7/365 with BC/BE PEM physicians. In addition to a complete array of pediatric subspecialists, we have numerous resources available in our emergency departments including interpreter services, social services, child life specialists, pharmacists, respiratory therapists, medical scribes and research assistants.
Welcome to the Pediatric Emergency Medicine (PEM) fellowship program at Children's Hospital. You have chosen to explore one of the country's premiere PEM fellowship programs – for over 25 years we have trained fellows to be experts in the field of pediatric emergency medicine. We work hard to provide an environment where fellows can push themselves to be their best; a place filled with a culture of learning, and advancement of our craft.
Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota supports health professionals throughout the Upper Midwest who provide emergency and trauma care to children in several ways.