Vituity

Northstate Emergency Medicine Fellows train under the supervision of Vituity physician Partners and medical staff at Mercy Medical Center Redding. In addition to clinical work, the fellowship includes dedicated teaching both in the emergency department and on longitudinal rotations.

Didactic Curriculum

  • Weekly two-hour conferences with focused reading in the following disciplines:
    • Trauma
    • Adult and pediatric critical care and resuscitation
    • Neurologic emergencies and neurocritical care
    • Cardiac and cardiovascular emergencies
    • Neonatal, infant, and other pediatric emergencies
    • EMS and life support
    • Wound management 1
    • Toxicology 1 and 2
    • Pulmonary emergencies
  • An intensive one-week boot camp prior to start date that covers a full range of emergency department situations
  • Skills training and simulations for all major procedures
  • Comprehensive training in Vituity practice and procedures that include:
    • Vituity Difficult Airway Course
    • Vituity Emergency Ultrasound Course and ongoing training
    • Vituity Regional Anesthesia Course
    • Amal Mattu's ECG review course

Vituity Continuing Education Programs

Fellows will have the opportunity to improve their emergency medicine practice with extracurricular activities, including:

  • Vituity's online learning platform
  • Semiannual education conferences

Preparation for Board Certification

Fellows will work in the emergency department approximately 1,800 hours during the yearlong program.

In order to meet the qualifications for emergency medicine board certification, fellows will need to complete the program and advance through the certification requirements of the American Board of Physician Specialties, which includes case series reports, and written and oral exams.