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CUCM Fellowship

Fellowship in the College of Urgent Care Medicine

Are you a physician, nurse practitioner or physician assistant who is committed to the specialty of Urgent Care as your career? Are you a contributing member of the College of Urgent Care Medicine and the Urgent Care Association? 

You should be recognized for your achievement! Applications are now being accepted for Fellowship in the College of Urgent Care Medicine. Qualified applicants will have demonstrated a solid foundation in Urgent Care medicine and a commitment to CUCM. Once accepted, you can present yourself as a Fellow with the initials FCUCM.

 

What You Need to Become a Fellow

Physician Criteria

  • Graduation resulting in an MD or DO degree from an accredited medical school recognized in the U.S., Canada or equivalent
  • Unrestricted, active license to practice medicine, in good standing
  • Completion of a residency in a specialty relevant to the practice of Urgent Care
  • If the specialties are not in the field of Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine or Occupational/Environmental Medicine, please submit an explanation of relevancy
  • Minimum 2000 hours of Urgent Care experience with the most recent 2 years (confirmed with a letter from employer, pay stub, notarized affidavit, or other documentation)
  • Two letters of documentation from a physician peer or physician Board Member of UCA or CUCM
  • Active membership in CUCM for no less than 1 year
  • Completion of advanced education including but not limited to a second specialty certification, master’s degree, Ph.D., law degree, etc.
  • Activities within UCA/CUCM: board member, committee chair or member, conference speaker, clinical advisor, task force member, etc.
  • Leadership in Urgent Care: Medical Director, peer reviewer, quality improvement, other administrative activities, military service in a medical capacity
  • Publication(s) in subject relevant to Urgent Care: journal article, book chapter, online teaching program, webinar, etc.
  • Teaching responsibility including peers, nurse practitioner, physician assistants, medical students, university appointments, etc.
  • Research in a subject relevant to the practice of Urgent Care medicine
  • Continuing medical education: 25 credits within the last 2 years in subjects relevant to Urgent Care (Certificates may be requested)

NP & PA Criteria

  • Graduation from an accredited U.S. nurse practitioner or physician assistant program
  • Unrestricted, active license to practice medicine, in good standing
  • Minimum 5000 hours of Urgent Care experience within previous 5 years (confirmed with a letter from employer, pay stub, notarized affidavit, or other documentation)
  • Two letters of recommendation from a physician peer or Board Member of UCA or CUCM
  • Active membership in CUCM for no less than 1 year
  • Completion of advanced education including but not limited to a second specialty certification, master’s degree, Ph.D., law degree, etc.
  • Activities within UCA/CUCM: board member, committee chair or member, conference speaker, clinical advisor, task force member, etc.
  • Leadership in Urgent Care: Medical Director, peer reviewer, quality improvement, other administrative activities, military service in a medical capacity
  • Publication(s) in subject relevant to Urgent Care: journal article, book chapter, online teaching program, webinar, etc.
  • Teaching responsibility including peers, nurse practitioner, physician assistants, medical students, university appointments, etc.
  • Research in a subject relevant to the practice of Urgent Care medicine
  • Continuing medical education: 25 credits within the last 2 years in subjects relevant to Urgent Care (Certificates may be requested)

Apply to Become a Fellow Today

Fellowship is $325 and is a lifetime benefit for those who remain in good standing with their CUCM membership.

Those who achieve fellowship status will be entitled to use the initials FCUCM – Fellow of the College of Urgent Care Medicine.

You Will Join the Ranks of Current Fellows Who Continue to Advance Our Specialty:

Alicia Tezel, MD, FCUCM
Amanda Cowan, MD, FCUCM
Bahar Sedarati, MD, FCUCM
Benjamin Silverberg MD, FCUCM
Bethany Smyth, PNP, FCUCM
Brian Cruz, MD, MBA, FACEP, FCUCM
Cesar Mora Jaramillo, MD, FAAFP, FCUCM
Chrysa Charno, PA, MBA, FCUCM
Claudia Guerra, DNP, FCUCM
Dale Dupaquier, MD, FCUCM
Daniel Dabbah, MD, FCUCM
Glenn Harnett, MD, FCUCM
Graig Straus, DNP, APRN, FCUCM
Hong Keun Choi, MD, MPH, FACEP, FAAEM, FCUCM
Jace Balzen, MD, FCUCM
James Lee, MD, FCUCM
James Short, MD, FAAFP, FCUCM
Janae Walsh, NP, FCUCM
Jeanne Kenkare, DO, FCUCM
Jasmeet Bhogal, MD, MBA, FCUCM
Joe Toscano, MD, FCUCM
John George, PA-C, FCUCM
John Kulin, DO, FCUCM

Joshua Russell, MD, FACEP, FAAEM, FCUCM
Kyla Howrish, NP, FCUCM
Lisa Bishop, DNP, MHA, FCUCM
Lynda Gerberg, MD, FCUCM
Lyndsie Watkins, PA-C, FCUCM
Marcelo Chauvet, MD, FCUCM
Mark Buckner, MD, FCUCM
Mark Zeitzer, MD, FACEP, FAAEM, FCUCM
Mary Yehl, DO, FCUCM
Michael Green, MD, MS, DABFM, FCUCM
Michael Kim, DO, FCUCM
Nandini Koka, MD, FCUCM
Nathan Kiskila, MD, FAAFP, FCUCM
Nichele Nivens, FAAFP, MD, FCUCM
Pam Sullivan, MD, MBA, PT, FACP, FCUCM
Patrick Dolan, FCUCM, MD, FAAP
Peter Lamelas, MD, MBA, FCUCM
Robert Graw, MD, FCUCM
Robin Henson, NP, FCUCM
Robyn Baron, DO, FCUCM
Roger Hicks, MD, FCUCM

Roma Patel, MD, FCUCM
Rupal Bhingradia, MD, FAAFP, FCUCM
Sean McNeeley, MD, FCUCM
Seema Awatramani, MD, FCUCM
Shannon Sheridan-Geldart, PA-C, FCUCM
Shaun Cole, MD, MPH, FCUCM
Sheila Bloomquist, FCUCM, MD, FAAFP
Tom Tryon, MD, FCUCM
Tracey Davidoff, MD, FCUCM
Vito DiCamillo, MD, MBA, CPE, FAAFP, FCUCM
William Gluckman, DO, FCUCM