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Emergency Medicine Residency Program

Our residents receive extensive education and experience in an emergency department with a very high acuity rate and special populations.

Baylor Scott & White All Saints Medical Center and Texas Christian University School of Medicine offers the Emergency Medicine Residency Program, a three-year program that is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).

Residents will have a tremendous amount of exposure to critical care experiences in the MICU, SICU, NICU and PICU. They will get robust procedural training across the healthcare system, and will have access to a diverse set of faculty, many of whom are fellowship trained.

Residents will have the opportunity to complete a “Residency Track” (a.k.a. Individualized Learning Plan; ILP).

We accept six (6) emergency medicine residents per year.


About Baylor Scott & White All Saints

Baylor Scott & White – Fort Worth provides a robust and diverse patient population in its Emergency Department, with a very high acuity rate and special populations including robust numbers of transplant and cardiothoracic patients.

Baylor All Saints is a Certified Stroke Center, Chest Pain Center and Level 3 Trauma Center. The ED has available advanced CT and CT perfusion, point-of-care ultrasound and MRI.

Curriculum

Learning Environment

The learning environment at Baylor Scott & White – Fort Worth will be centered around the resident’s education and well-being during their three years of training.

The faculty are all board-certified in Emergency Medicine and come from a diverse background of training and expertise to help guide the residents.

The residents' growth will be cultivated in a clinical environment that emphasizes quality-patient care and resident wellness as a part of the Baylor Scott & White healthcare system and in an academic environment centered on the relationship with the TCU and UNTHSC School of Medicine.

Residents will find their time in residency will both prepare them for a rewarding and life-long career as an emergency medicine physician, and as a well-rounded physician in the 21st century of healthcare.

Emphasizing the care of emergent and critically ill patients, the EM residents at Baylor Scott & White – Fort Worth will spend at least 65% of their time in the ED. This will consist of 10-hour shifts at the primary training site, and a longitudinal experience of two-shifts per month in the nearby ED at John Peter Smith Hospital (JPS).

Residents will experience all that Baylor Scott & White Healthcare system has to offer by receiving their pediatric training at the renowned McLane Children’s Hospital of Baylor Scott & White in Temple, TX. In order to facilitate a positive experience while out-of-town, residents will be provided a comfortable furnished one-bedroom apartment near the pediatric hospital.

The residency at Baylor Scott & White – Fort Worth will also emphasize critical care. Residents will spend a total of 6.5 rotations (26 weeks) in intensive care units. This includes a total of 4 MICU rotations; and SICU, PICU, and NICU rotations during the PGY-2 year. The ED at Baylor also has a very high acuity rate and the residents will receive an extensive critical care and procedural experience while in the ED.

In addition to the above, residents will rotate in

  • Anesthesia
  • Labor and delivery
  • CV thoracic
  • ED ultrasound
  • Head and neck surgery
  • Administration
  • EMS
  • Two selectives

PGY-1 Rotations

  • Orientation – 4 weeks
  • ED – 24 weeks
  • Medical ICU – 8 weeks
  • Labor & Delivery / Women's Health – 4 weeks
  • Anesthesia – 4 weeks
  • Peds ED – 4 weeks
  • CV thoracic – 4 weeks
  • Head and neck surgery – 4 weeks
  • Ultrasound – 2 weeks

PGY-2 Rotations

  • ED – 30 weeks
  • Medical ICU – 4 weeks
  • Surgical ICU – 4 weeks
  • Pediatric ICU – 4 weeks
  • Neonatal ICU – 2 weeks
  • Peds ED – 4 weeks
  • Selective – 4 weeks

PGY-3 Rotations

  • ED – 36 Weeks
  • Medical ICU – 4 weeks
  • Peds ED – 4 weeks
  • ED Admin – 2 weeks
  • EMS – 2 weeks
  • Selective – 4 weeks

Residents receive 3 weeks of vacation each PG year.

Residents will experience the latest in resident didactic education in a truly "flipped-classroom" environment.

  • Residents will have four-hours of weekly conference with protected time beforehand to rest and prepare.
  • The curriculum will be systems based, rotate annually, and emphasize different levels of training.
  • Residents will also have one-hour per week of prepared material and board-training questions to enhance their clinical acumen and prepare them for the annual In-Training Exam and ultimately, Board Certification.
  • Learners will experience a conference curriculum that emphasizes small groups, evidence-based medicine, and is supported by robust faculty participation and contributions.

Residents will be required to complete a Quality Improvement project and scholarly activity during residency.

  • This will be supported by our department’s Research Director, as well as the resources of Baylor Scott & White Research Institute and the TCU School of Medicine.
  • Residents will also be assigned a faculty advisor during their intern year who can assist in these activities.

Residents will receive an average of four hours of simulation per month during their residency.

Simulation will be used to augment the system being emphasized during each educational block and will provide training on core-procedures with an emphasis on critical care and point-of-care ultrasound.

Residents will receive training in these areas:

  • Annual orthopedic and splinting lab
  • Difficult airway course
  • Ultrasound lab

How to Apply

Applications are accepted through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). Our program participates in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) and adheres to its policies and guidelines.

Please see ERAS for application deadline.


Application Requirements

In order to be considered for the program, applicants must submit the following materials:

  • Transcript from medical school
  • Medical Student Performance Evaluation
  • Three (3) letters of recommendations (at least one SLOE)
  • Personal statement
  • Curriculum vitae (CV)/resumé
  • Recent photo
  • USMLE scores*

USMLE Step 1 results are required. Step 2 results are desirable. Interviews may be offered with only a Step 1 score as long as USMLE Step 2 results will be available before ranking.


Learn more about Baylor Scott & White's housestaff appointment eligibility.

Interview Process

For the 2022-2023 application year, we plan to conduct interviews virtually with opportunities for in-person "second looks."

Research

Publications

Chou EH, Wang CH, Namazi B, Wolfshohl J, Bhakta T, Sankaranarayanan G et al. Clinical Features of Emergency Department Patients from Early COVID-19 Pandemic that Predict SARS-CoV-2 Infection: Machine-learning Approach. West J Emerg Med. 2021 Mar 4;22(2):244-251.

Wang CH, Wu MC, Wu CY, Lu TC, Chou EH, Chen WJ. Blood gas phenotyping and tracheal intubation timing in adult in-hospital cardiac arrest: a retrospective cohort study. Sci Rep. 2021 May 18;11(1):10480.

Wang CH, Wu CY, Wu MC, Chou EH, Hsieh YL, Chen WJ. A retrospective study on the therapeutic effects of sodium bicarbonate for adult in-hospital cardiac arrest. Sci Rep. 2021 Jun 11;11(1):12380.

Hsieh YL, Wu MC, Wolfshohl J, d'Etienne J, Chou EH, Wang CH et al. Intraosseous versus intravenous vascular access during cardiopulmonary resuscitation for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies. Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med. 2021 Mar 8;29(1):44.

Pei-Chuan Huang, Fu CM, Chou EH, Wolfshohl J, Wang CH, Chen WJ et al. Associations of thoracic cage size and configuration with outcomes of adult in-hospital cardiac arrest: A retrospective cohort study. J Formos Med Assoc. 2021 Jan;120(1 Pt 2):371-379.

Wolfshohl J, Jenkins DA, Phillips TM. A case of toxic transdermal absorption of isopropyl alcohol with falsely elevated creatinine. Am J Emerg Med. 2021 Apr 18:S0735-6757(21)00318-1.

Wolfshohl J, Shedd A, Chou EH, d'Etienne JP. Lung Ultrasound for COVID-19 Evaluation in the Emergency Department: Is It Feasible? Ann Emerg Med. 2020 Oct;76(4):552-553.

Chou EH, Hsieh YL, Wolfshohl J, Green F, Bhakta T. Onsite telemedicine strategy for coronavirus (COVID-19) screening to limit exposure in ED. Emerg Med J. 2020 Jun;37(6):335-337.

Wolfshohl J, Chou EH, Hsieh YL, Shedd A. Lung Ultrasound vs. Chest X-Ray in the evaluation of COVID-19 pneumonia. Radiology 2020. https://pubs.rsna.org/page/radiology/blog/2020/4/lung_ultrasound_vs_chestxray_covid-19_pneumonia#.XrZyXZckqn4.email

Chou EH, Mann S, Hsu TC, Bhakta T, Hassani DM, Lee CC et al. Incidence, trends, and outcomes of infection sites among hospitalizations of sepsis: A nationwide study. PLoS One. 2020 Jan 13;15(1):e0227752.

Chou EH, Wang CH, Monfort R, Wolfshohl J, Dickman E, Lin J et al. Association of ultrasound-related interruption during cardiopulmonary resuscitation with adult cardiac arrest outcomes: A video-reviewed retrospective study. Resuscitation. 2020 Apr;149:74-80.

Wang CH, Chang WT, Huang CH, Lu TC, Chou EH, Chen WJ et al. Associations between Central Obesity and Outcomes of Adult In-hospital Cardiac Arrest: A Retrospective Cohort Study. Sci Rep. 2020 Mar 12;10(1):4604.

Wang CH, Chang WT, Huang CH, Tsai MS, Chou EH, Chen WJ et al. Associations between intra-arrest blood glucose level and outcomes of adult in-hospital cardiac arrest: A 10-year retrospective cohort study. Resuscitation. 2020 Jan 1;146:103-110.

Wang CH, Lee AF, Chang WT, Chou EH, Lee CC, Chen WJ et al. Comparing Effectiveness of Initial Airway Interventions for Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest: A Systematic Review and Network Meta-analysis of Clinical Controlled Trials. Ann Emerg Med. 2020 May;75(5):627-636.

Wang CH, Chang WT, Su KI, Chou EH, Chen WJ, Lee CC et al. Neuroprognostic accuracy of blood biomarkers for post-cardiac arrest patients: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Resuscitation. 2020 Mar 1;148:108-117.

Wolfshohl J, Bradley K, Hodges C, Chaudhari BR, Kirby R, Wang H et al. Association Between Empathy and Burnout Among Emergency Medicine Physicians. J Clin Med Res. 2019 Jul;11(7):532-538.

Wang H, Lee CC, Chou EH, Robinson RD, Kirby JJ, Hassani D et al. Mortality association between obesity and pneumonia using a dual restricted cohort model. Obes Res Clin Pract. 2019 Nov-Dec;13(6):561-570.

Tsou PY, Wang YH, Ma YK, Chou EH, Lin J, Lee CC et al. Accuracy of point-of-care ultrasound and radiology-performed ultrasound for intussusception: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Am J Emerg Med. 2019 Sep;37(9):1760-1769.

Lee CC, Wolfshohl J, Chou EH et al. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation: To Intubate or Not To Intubate. Emerg Med Open J. 2018;4:e1-e3

  • Baylor Scott & White All Saints Medical Center

    A recognized leader in the areas of complex heart and vascular surgical care, oncology and head and neck surgical services, comprehensive women’s services and transplant surgery.

Visiting Facilities

In addition to Baylor Scott & White All Saints, residents will also visit these locations during their rotations.

Baylor Scott & White McLane Children’s Medical Center - Temple, Texas

Rotations at this hospital campus will be supplemented by individual one-bedroom fully furnished apartments with covered parking, a gas allowance and food allowance.

John Peter Smith Hospital - Fort Worth, Texas

Rotations at this hospital campus will allow for exposure to a level 1 trauma center. Residents will rotate longitudinally in the ED and also complete in-patient surgical and critical care rotations.

Contact Us

Nichol Timms
Phone: 817.922.4542
basemergencymedresidency@bswhealth.org

1400 8th Ave
Fort Worth, TX 76104

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Compensation and Benefits

In addition to competitive stipends, we offer our fellows a full menu of employee benefits. We help offset the cost of many of these benefits; others are options you can choose to pay for yourself.

Life in Fort Worth

The City of Cowboys & Culture is the 13th-largest city in the United States. Fort Worth is known for Texas hospitality and a dozen remarkable districts full of culture and fun.

Why Baylor Scott & White

As the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States, Baylor Scott & White Health includes 48 hospitals, more than 900 patient care sites, more than 6,000 active physicians and more than 40,000 employees.

Working at Baylor Scott & White Health

Compensation and Benefits

In addition to competitive stipends, we offer our fellows a full menu of employee benefits. We help offset the cost of many of these benefits; others are options you can choose to pay for yourself.

Learn More

Life in Fort Worth

The City of Cowboys & Culture is the 13th-largest city in the United States. Fort Worth is known for Texas hospitality and a dozen remarkable districts full of culture and fun.

Learn More

Why Baylor Scott & White

As the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States, Baylor Scott & White Health includes 48 hospitals, more than 900 patient care sites, more than 6,000 active physicians and more than 40,000 employees.

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Baylor Scott & White All Saints Medical Center and the TCU & HSC School of Medicine are partners in providing a new and innovative physician resident training program.

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