The CEP America Emergency Medicine Physician Assistant (EMPA) Fellowship at Kaweah Delta Medical Center is offered to certified physician assistants interested in advancing the specialty of emergency medicine. It runs 14 months, beginning each November. In addition to hands-on and classroom training in the ED, fellows rotate through other EM-based specialties.
Application Process & Timeline

  • Deadline for all materials: June 15
  • Interview season: June &#8 July
  • Selection of fellows: July
  • Completion of required enrollment paperwork: July &#8 October
  • First day of training: November 1

The Opportunity

  • Hands-on clinical training with mentorship from a team of NCCPA certified PAs and BE/BC emergency physicians, certified by the ABEM and/or the AOBEM
  • Exposure to emergency medicine, critical care, trauma surgery, emergency ultrasound, pediatrics, mental health, and intake rotation
  • Salary, paid time off, and health insurance benefits
  • Certification in pediatric advanced life support (PALS), as well as advanced trauma life support (ATLS)
  • Generous CME stipend

Candidate Requirements
Each applicant should possess the following:

  • Graduate of an ARC-PA accredited Physician Assistant program
  • Eligible for and/or possess current CA Medical Board Physician Assistant licensure

> Applicants will be considered if CA PA license is pending, but must be fully licensed by start of program

  • Eligible for and/or possess current DEA licensure

> Applicants will be considered if eligible for DEA license, but must be fully licensed by start of program

  • Signed statement indicating you are eligible for DEA licensure

> If you do not have a DEA license, please speak to an EMPA program representative prior to applying for one

  • Current certification in:


  • Previous EMS/ED work experience is highly desirable but not required

The Practice
Kaweah Delta Medical Center &#8 Visalia, California

  • 88,000+ annual ED visits
  • Level III trauma facility with new helipad and 44+ ED beds
  • An extensive medical simulation lab — the largest in the region and has the latest 3G Sim Man
  • Cutting edge ED advances: scribes, rapid medical evaluation system, comprehensive ED and in-patient electronic health records
  • Collaborative opportunities with our academic affiliate — University of California, Irvine

The Community

  • A picturesque community with stunning landscapes and excellent cost of living
  • Centrally located in California, Visalia is within a few hours of Monterey, Yosemite, Kings Canyon, Sequoia National Forest, San Francisco, and Los Angeles
  • Incredible outdoor activities (hiking, world-class fishing, mountain biking, camping, skiing), and much more!
Job #JO-1502-5701
Company Name:
CEP America
CEP America
Physician Assistant
Visalia, CA
Emergency Medicine
Employment Status:
Permanent Full-Time
State License Requirement:
Date Posted: