Emergency Department Nursing Fellowship

The front line of our front-liners is, without doubt, our Emergency Department. If you are looking to make an impact, the Mount Sinai Emergency Department Nursing Fellowship may be for you. Our health system is a microcosm of New York City itself—culturally, economically, and ethnically diverse. You will be prepared to handle a broad spectrum of acute patient needs, from cardiovascular emergencies to stroke to trauma.

Our 24-week program includes simulations, online modules, and hands-on training through clinical rotations. You will be paired with an experienced staff ED RN to help you build relationships, knowledge, and skills in the department and serve as a trusted resource. In addition, your career advancement and transition will be guided by our nurse preceptors, who provide focused training for skills and a wealth of experience.


Candidates must have:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
  • Must have successfully passed the NCLEX before the cohort start date
  • Satisfactory interview with a recommendation for hire from a Mount Sinai Health System manager
  • Commitment for a 2 year work engagement
  • GPA of 3.2 or higher
  • A strong interest in a career path as an Emergency Department nurse
  • A license to practice as an RN in the State of New York
  • Submitted a resume to Eileen.Silverman@mountsinai.org

How to Apply

We are continually seeking out committed nursing professionals who are passionate about making a difference at one of the most crucial times in our patients’ lives—in the Emergency Department. For more information, please email Eileen.Silverman@mountsinai.org.


For 2024, the cohorts will start the weeks of April 1, August 5 and December 12.

From orientation through debriefing, our 24-week curriculum will prepare you for the demands of a fast-paced, high-performing emergency department.

New Beginnings/Central Nursing Orientation

Simulations of Basic ED Skills including:

  • Oxygenation
  • IV insertion
  • Foley placement
  • Medication administration
  • Sepsis care
  • Stroke
  • Cardiac arrest

Cardiac Dysrhythmia Training

Life Support Certification:  BCLS, ACLS, PALS, and TNCC (Trauma) as applies

Emergency Room Orientation and Rotations

  • Participants will serve 12-hour shifts

In-Patient Unit Training including:

  • Ventilator care
  • Wound care
  • Tube feedings

Focused Simulations including:

  • Pediatrics
  • Massive transfusion protocol
  • Respiratory emergencies

Critical Care Unit Training including:

  • Ventilator management
  • Continuous infusions
  • Care of the critically ill patient

Pediatric Unit Training

In-Person and Virtual Classes including:

  • Stroke education
  • Basic mechanical ventilation
  • End-of-life care
  • Behavioral health emergencies
  • OB emergencies
  • Pharmacy review

Non-Clinical Learning Opportunities

  • Emotional intelligence
  • Cultural sensitivity and anti-bias training
  • Patient experience

Debriefing Opportunities including:

  • Post simulations
  • Clinical event reviews