STREET MEDICINE FELLOWSHIP

Program Director:

Chad Holmes, DO, FACEP (EM), and Katherine Buck, Ph.D. LMFT (FM) 

Requirements: 

Board-Certified or Board-Eligible in Emergency Medicine 

Overview: 

Being a safety net hospital for Tarrant County, IES/JPS and the Department of Emergency Medicine in conjunction with the Department of Family Medicine is proud to offer a 1-year fellowship to those who desire extensive training and experience in Street Medicine. As a fellow in this program, you will be an integral part of a multidisciplinary team carrying out this vision of our institution while also cultivating the skills needed to become an expert in this area of medicine. 

The Street Medicine Fellowship year will follow a longitudinal style curriculum that will incorporate a broad range of objectives that are crucial to understanding the complexity of street medicine; including social medicine, mental health and substance abuse, chronic disease management, infectious disease, structural violence, inclusion health, advocacy, housing systems, POCUS, and trauma-informed care practices. 

JPS Hospital: 

  • Located in Fort Worth, Texas, John Peter Smith Hospital is a part of the greater Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. 
  • County Hospital: Level 1 Trauma Center, Stroke Center, Chest Pain Center, and Geriatric Certified ED. 
  • 125,000 + annual volume ED with additional 50,000+ annual volume Urgent Care. 
  • Many patients seen in the ED overlap with the Street Medicine team. 

Fellowship Structure: 

  • Fellow will engage patients in their reality while on-street medicine rounds in Tarrant County. 
  • Physicians would work approximately 60 hours/month in the Emergency Department as an attending with overseeing residents, APPs, and non-resident shifts. 
  • 60 hours/month will be dedicated to the Street Medicine Fellowship. 
  • Employed with a competitive salary and full-time benefits as clinical faculty by our physician group, IES, with all clinical shifts being at the JPS main campus Emergency Department. 
  • Occurrence-based malpractice coverage 

For more information contact:

Jennifer Bullard, Recruiter
jbullard@ies.healthcare | (c) 214.794.9065 | (p) 469.420.5503
www.ies.healthcare