Essentials of PEM Fellowship Part 2: The Profession in Entrustable Professional Activities

Deborah Hsu, Michele Nypaver, Daniel M. Fein, Constance McAneney, Sally Santen, Joshua Nagler, Noel Zuckerbraun, Cindy Ganis Roskind, Stacy Reynolds, Pavan Zaveri, Curt Stankovic, Joseph B. House, Melissa Langhan, M. Olivia Titus, Deanna Dahl-Grove, Ann E. Klasner, Jose Ramirez, Todd Chang, Elizabeth Jacobs, Jennifer ChapmanAngela Lumba-Brown, Tonya Thompson, Matthew Mittiga, Charles Eldridge, Viday Heffner, Bruce E. Herman, Christopher Kennedy, Manu Madhok, Maybelle Kou

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This article is the second in a 7-part series that aims to comprehensively describe the current state and future directions of pediatric emergency medicine (PEM) fellowship training from the essential requirements to considerations for successfully administering and managing a program to the careers that may be anticipated upon program completion. This article describes the development of PEM entrustable professional activities (EPAs) and the relationship of these EPAs with existing taxonomies of assessment and learning within PEM fellowship. It summarizes the field in concepts that can be taught and assessed, packaging the PEM subspecialty into EPAs.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)410-418
Number of pages9
JournalPediatric Emergency Care
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 1 2016


  • assessment
  • competencies
  • competency
  • domains of competence
  • entrustable professional activities
  • entrustment
  • essentials of fellowship
  • fellowship training
  • milestones
  • pediatric emergency medicine

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Emergency Medicine


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