Cardiothoracic Advanced Practice Provider Fellowship

Cardiothoracic Advanced Practice Provider Fellowship

Cardiothoracic surgery is an increasingly complex surgical subspecialty that requires highly skilled clinical teams to achieve optimal results and outcomes. While advanced practice providers (APPs), such as physician assistants (PAs) and nurse practitioners (NPs), have become essential members of these teams, standardized APP training programs beyond traditional NP and PA primary care-focused education are not widely available. To meet this need, the Emory Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery has established a formal training program in cardiothoracic surgery for APPs that provides a more comprehensive, diverse, and efficient educational experience than traditional on-the-job training.

The official mission of the Emory Cardiothoracic Advanced Practice Provider Fellowship is to educate and train certified APPs so that they will have the knowledge and skill required to provide the highest quality clinical and surgical care for cardiothoracic surgery patients. This purpose is driven by the desire to produce clinicians who are completely dedicated to improving the quality and longevity of patients' lives. We also plan to advance and solidify the important role APPs have in cardiothoracic surgery teams, and to develop their ability to contribute to the advancement of cardiothoracic surgery.

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Prerequisites:

  • Successful completion of an accredited master's level or higher PA or acute care NP program with a GPA of 3.5 or higher.
  • Three letters of recommendation, including at least one from an NP/PA program director or current employer.
  • Accreditation by a nationally recognized body as a PA or ACNP.
  • Licensed to practice medicine in Georgia or eligible to become licensed.
  • BLS/ACLS certification.
  • Provide a one-page, typed statement of reasons for interest in the program.

How To Apply:

The application cycle for the 2022 cohort is currently open. We will be accepting applications through December 13, 2021. The online application can be found at the Emory Advanced Practice Provider Career page. Search for job requisition number 57859.

Required Documentation for Application:

  1. Official transcript from PA or NP Program
  2. Three letters of recommendation, with one being from PA/NP program director or current employer
  3. Documentation of accreditation by a nationally recognized body as a PA or ACNP (or intention to do so for new graduated or current students)
  4. Documentation of licensure to practice medicine in Georgia or eligibility for licensure (or intention to do so for new graduated or currently students)
  5. One-page, typed statement of reasons for interest in the program
  6. Up-to-date resume or CV

Contact Information:

For any additional information, please contact William Johnson, Program Director.

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  • Published

    Nov 04, 2021

  • Main Location

    Atlanta, Georgia

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