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International Emergency Medicine and Global Health Fellowship Curriculum

International Emergency Medicine and Global Health Fellowship Core Competencies

  • Essentials of International Emergency Medicine
  • Intro to International Humanitarian Assistance
  • Advanced Tropical Disease
  • International Research Priorities and Methodology
  • Epidemiology of International Health
  • Program design and Implementation
  • Grant writing and financial sustainability

Tropical Medicine Training

You have the option of obtaining a certificate in tropical medicine through the London School of Tropical Health and Hygiene, or other internationally recognized body.

Other Required Activities

  • Produce one scholarly publication - this may be primary research, policy related, or descriptive in nature
  • Participate in, and help organize,  an elective for medical students
  • Attend at least one major international Emergency Medicine meeting
  • Complete a capstone project
  • Participate in the academic life of our department by giving at least one scholarly lecture per quarter
  • Attend, and participate in, the global health journal club

International Field Work

Our faculty's extensive connections in the international health field results in numerous collaborations that provide excellent opportunities for teaching, clinical work and research. Learn about some of our recent international projects.

Baystate Medical Center Training Facilities

  • It is the only Level-I Adult/Level-II Pediatric Trauma Center in the western Massachusetts, treating the most critical and urgent cases in the region.
  • The Emergency Department has an annual census >111,000 (75% adults, 25% admission rate, 7% ICU admissions).
  • In December 2012, the ED expansion will open, featuring 75,000 sq ft with 94 private rooms, and adjacent radiology and imaging suite.
  • Baystate Simulation Center is an American College of Surgeons accredited Level I comprehensive education institute.