Physician Assistant Fellowship Program

Postgraduate Emergency Medicine Fellowship for Physician Assistants

The NYU Langone Emergency Medicine Physician Assistant (EMPA) Fellowship is an 18-month program located in the heart of New York City at the world-renowned NYU Langone Medical Center. The Fellowship is designed to expand and refine the specialized skills and clinical expertise necessary for PAs to perform in a fast-paced, high-acuity Emergency Department. Our mission is to prepare the best and brightest PA professionals to excel in the field of Emergency Medicine.

At the NYU Langone Medical Center, your education will include both clinical and didactic instruction, with additional emphasis on trauma, stroke, cardiology, pediatrics, and observation medicine. The academic environment at NYU Langone extends to all five boroughs of NYC, creating a rich and diverse experience for each learner. In addition to our academic medical center located in Manhattan, you will also participate in trauma care at NYU Lutheran and experience a community hospital setting at NYU Langone Cobble Hill, both located in Brooklyn. Alongside your clinical experience, you will have access to incredible resources that will individualize and supplement your learning. NYU Langone is proud to offer daily grand rounds given by respected leaders in their specialty; our library system ensures instant access to the latest and best of medical literature; and our state-of-the-art simulation facility, NYSIM, provides cutting-edge skills training and practice. With access to the vast NYU Langone hospital system and its resources, your opportunities are endless.

New York City is unlike any other city in the world. It is a dynamic melting pot of many cultures and people. We encourage our Fellows to explore this incredible and exciting place and to take advantage of the infinite opportunities that await you.

Admission Requirements

  • Graduation from an ARC-PA approved PA program
  • National certification by the NCCPA
  • DEA licensure or eligibility
  • NY PA licensure or eligibility (Must be licensed within 30 days of program start)


  • The 2019 application process is now closed. Fellows for the class beginning in November 2019 have been selected.
  • We will begin accepting applications for the 2020 fellowship class in January 2020.

Clinical Rotations

  • Adult Emergency Medicine
  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine
  • Critical Care
  • Anesthesia
  • Orthopedics
  • Ultrasound
  • Observation Medicine
  • Vacation (6 weeks)

Academic Curriculum

NYU Langone is committed to academic excellence and offers a multi-faceted curriculum to supplement your clinical training. In addition to teaching, research, and administrative opportunities, the NYU Langone EMPA Fellowship is proud to provide the following resources:



Fellows will receive $60,000 in compensation per year (total of $90,000 for the entire 18-month Fellowship) and will have access to medical/dental insurance and retirement savings options


Upon completion of the NYU Langone EMPA Fellowship, each Fellow will receive an official Certification of Completion and will be considered for a staff PA position within the NYU Langone Department of Emergency Medicine.

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