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International Emergency Medicine Fellowship

Jay Brenner, MD

Jay Brenner, MD
Fellowship Director


Contact: Cindie Sidari, Fellowship Coordinator
Phone: (315) 464-6211
Email: sidaric@upstate.edu




Andrea Shaw, MD



Andrea Shaw, MD
Assistant Fellowship Director



The Upstate International Emergency Medicine (IEM) Fellowship will prepare Emergency Medicine Residency-Trained physicians to serve in Emergency Medical Services (EMS) development, humanitarian relief, disaster management, public health, and travel & field medicine. A 1-year fellowship track will offer a Certificate in Advanced Studies in Public Health (CASPH), while a 2-year fellowship track will offer a Master of Public Health (MPH) from the Upstate Public Health Program, a joint venture of SUNY Upstate Medical University and Syracuse University.


The IEM fellow will do the following:


The IEM fellow will design and complete a research project leading to a manuscript submitted to a peer-reviewed journal.


The IEM Fellow will do the following:

  • Work as an attending physician at Upstate University Hospital, a level 1 trauma center with greater than 60,000 annual emergency department visits.
  • Give at least one didactic lecture to the 33 Emergency Medicine residents.
  • Supervise the Emergency Medicine Resident elective in St. Lucia.

Admission Requirements

  • Current CV
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement
  • Graduate of US Emergency Medicine Residency
  • NYS medical license

To Apply

To initiate the application process, please send a current CV and a letter of interest to sidaric@upstate.edu or send by mail to:

SUNY Upstate Medical University
Department of Emergency Medicine
International Emergency Medicine Fellowship
Attn: Cindie Sidari, Coordinator
550 E. Genesee St, Suite 103
Syracuse, NY 13202