Fellowship Highlight
Susan Schreffler, MD

Susan Schreffler, MD
Former EMS Medicine Fellow, 2013-2014

Dr. Susan Schreffler is the Medical Director of Prehospital Medicine at Duke University and a graduate of the SUNY Upstate EMS Medicine Fellowship. During her fellowship she participated in our Austrailia elective and presented at the NAEMSP 2014 Annual Meeting.  The abstract entitled “Race Medicine: It’s not just blisters!” detailed curricular enhancements provided to the EMS Medicine Fellowship by incorporating components of wilderness, expedition, and sports medicine into the fellow experience.  Prehospital Emergency Care (Impact Factor: 1.86). 06/2014; 18(2):319.  Dr. Schreffler’s CQI and educational projects still have a positive impact on the CNY EMS system to this day.

Fellowship Programs

EMS and Disaster Medicine Fellowship


The EMS & Disaster Medicine Fellowship offers a wide range of clinical, research and administrative opportunities, including both ground and air medical transport training with a variety of EMS and Fire agencies. More Info >

Physican Assistant Fellowship in Emergency Medicine


Emergency Medicine is one of the most challenging and rewarding careers for physician assistants. EM is a highly desirable career choice but it is unfortunately very difficult to break into the field. More Info >

Medical Toxicology Fellowship


A new program in 2011, the Medical Toxicology Fellowship provides physicians training in all aspects of the clinical practice of medical toxicology. Fellows will be trained to develop expertise in the diagnosis and management of poisoned patients. More Info >

Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship

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The goal of the Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship is to train national leaders in the Subspecialty of Pediatric Emergency Medicine. The program is based at the Pediatric Emergency Department of Upstate University Hospital and within the Department of Emergency Medicine. The department has a long history of being a leader in pediatric care in the Upstate region both clinically and as a center for education and research. More Info >

Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine Fellowship

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The Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine Fellowship is located in the only 24/7 hyperbaric medicine unit in Central New York. The fellow will be exposed to a variety of indications for hyperbaric oxygen treatment including experience in the management of critical care patients in a monoplace chamber. More Info >

Wilderness and Expedition Medicine Fellowship

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The Wilderness and Expedition Medicine Fellowship, one of only a handful offered in the United States, offers emergency physicians specialized training to gain the education, independence and leadership required to deliver high-quality, situationally-appropriate medical care in the world's most austere environments. More Info >