APP Fellowship Program

Advanced Practice Provider Fellowship Program

Mission Statement

To provide a post-graduate intensive clinical and didactic program for physician assistants and nurse practitioners that promotes evidence-based, high quality, and cost-effective emergency care.  Through an innovative approach, this fellowship will build on the basic educational preparation accomplished through the graduate academic curriculum. Fellows will acquire enhanced clinical proficiencies to promote a successful transition to practice through an interprofessional approach among a team of highly qualified emergency care providers and collaboration with other specialties.


Goals of the Fellowship
  1. To promote competency and readiness to practice in the highly specialized, complex, and demanding emergency care environment.
  2. To foster and facilitate the knowledge and skillset required to practice as a competent member of the interprofessional emergency care team through structured didactic and clinical education.
  3. To educate and train fellows in the specialized skills and procedures required for competent emergency care across the population continuum.
  4. To facilitate independence in evidence-based, cost-effective clinical decision-making and demonstrated improved patient outcomes.
  5. To recruit and retain competent advanced practice providers.


Program Administration


Patrick DeVane, MS, PA-C
Fellowship Director

Assistant Fellowship Director

Elizabeth C. McInnis, MSN, ARNP, ACNP-BC, FNP-BC
Director, Advanced Practice Providers

John A. Murphy, MS, PA-C

Timothy E. Lietz, MD, FACEP
President & CEO


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