Program Director Message

Jim Davis

Susanne Spano, MD

Program Director

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Applicants must be a graduate of a United States or Canadian Emergency Medicine or Family and Community Medicine Residency who is board eligible (within 3 years of residency graduation) or board certified.

Please e-mail the Fellowship coordinator your application materials:

  1. A letter of intent explaining the reasons for your interest in the Fellowship position and identifying your most relevant skills, abilities and experiences.
  2. Current CV with reliable phone contact information
  3. Two to three letters of recommendation (emailed directly from your letter writers)
  • Letters emailed directly from the applicant to the program will NOT be accepted as valid; they must be sent directly from the letter author.
  1. All materials should be submitted by email before the application deadline of October 1. 
  2. The offer date for all Wilderness Medicine Fellowships nationally is November 1 at 0900 PST/ 1200 EST. No offers to external candidates will occur before that date and time.
  3. If there are spots available in the fellowship after the offer date, please feel free to reach out for availability to apply in the late fall/early winter for the following academic year’s positions. No interviews will be considered after Spring of the academic year in which the incoming fellow is to start their position.

Fellowship Director- Susanne J. Spano, MD

Fellowship Coordinator: Marie Martinez
Telephone: (559) 499-6647

UCSF Fresno Emergency Medicine Residency Program
155 North Fresno Street, Suite 206
Fresno, CA 93701

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