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Memorial Medical Center's

emergency medicine fellowship

MMC focuses on the traditional model of care, working with primary care physicians who believe in a full-scope model of practice.

We are committed to providing compassionate and comprehensive Emergency Fellowship and primary care residency education through rural training programs that aim to be rigorous and personally fulfilling.

Rural Healthcare

Our local, rural hospital plays a critical part in our region's healthcare delivery system. We offer a caring and compassionate lifeline for individuals and families who would have few health care options otherwise.

Experienced Team

We have over 60 full-time physicians and specialists on staff, making it easier for patients in rural communities to get the healthcare they need.

Accredited Facility

MMC is a critical-access hospital and was recently designated as an Orthopaedic Center of Excellence by DNV.

We are committed to providing compassionate and comprehensive Emergency Fellowship and primary care residency education through rural training programs that aim to be rigorous and personally fulfilling.

Memorial Medical Center offers an Emergency Medicine Fellowship program for family physicians who desire additional training in rural/suburban emergency medicine. Fellowship graduates have the ability to become board-certified in emergency medicine by the American Board of Physician Specialties (ABPS), the organization that provides accreditation for the program. This fellowship training allows a family physician to sit for the ABPS Board Certification in Emergency Medicine (BCEM). Fellows who complete the fellowship are strongly encouraged to take the board exam.

Dr. Kevin Clarke has 30+ years of experience in emergency medicine and nearly 10 years of experience as a fellowship director.

Applicants must be a third-year resident in good standing or a recent graduate (2-3 years post-residency) of an AOA/ACGME family medicine residency. Licensed, or eligible for licensure in the state of Wisconsin, is also required.

  • Extensive ultrasound training
  • Quality improvement project
  • Emergency medicine didactics
  • Critical care didactics
  • Moonlighting opportunities
  • Involvement in hospital committees

Our Emergency Department

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The Emergency Department staff and faculty are experienced in clinical practice and emergency care. They come from multiple specialties, including Family Medicine, Pediatrics, and Internal Medicine. Volumes in our ER are comparable to other similarly-sized hospitals.

our campus

The campus features onsite inpatient and outpatient behavioral health services, including AODA treatment with full-time psychiatrists and an affiliation with a psychiatry residency program. We also have a wound care program, nine specialties including orthopedics, colorectal/general surgery, ophthalmology, and more, as well as a cancer center in collaboration with another health system.

MMC is a regional center for care in a low-density population area with a wide geographic catchment. We are relatively isolated from other health systems.

We are passionate about training medical students to prepare for the rural healthcare setting.

application process

Applicants must:
Have, or will be, graduated from an ACGME/AOA accredited residency program in a primary care specialty.

Required to have or be eligible for a WI license and DEA certificate.

Relevant certifications (such as ALS, PALS, ATLS, etc)
Application materials will ask for a copy of your current resume, three letters of recommendation, and a personal statement regarding your career goals.

At this time, Memorial Medical Center does not sponsor J1 visas. Applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents.

Interested in learning more? Submit your email below and we’ll reach out with more information, including application materials.

about mmc &

our area

Memorial Medical Center is a critical access hospital located on the south shore of Lake Superior in Ashland, WI.

The well-staffed hospital regularly sees high volumes of surgical patients for a rural hospital and features a special care unit, as intensities are often higher than other critical access hospitals.

The Ashland region boasts spectacular outdoor activities around Lake Superior, national forests, and state parks. The progressive communities feature unique amenities, including music, theatre, and visual arts. Our region is home to two Native American reservations.

Critical Access Award