Pathways within the Fellowship Curriculum
Rural Health pathway fellows will supplement clinical learning with international placement in a setting to effectively advance the implementation of emergency medicine in an international, resource limited setting by partnering with an internationally renowned health care non-profit organization, PIH. Fellows will learn care delivery mechanisms in rural international settings and develop the skills necessary for effective program development and implementation in resource limited settings (rural and international). This will include acquisition of knowledge and skills related to the performance of a needs assessment, program evaluation, and principles related to field work (food security, water and sanitation, personal security and refugee health). Fellows will also develop research skills and conduct a research project culminating in academic publication or presentation to add to the growing body of literature focused on global emergency medicine and rural health. Fellows will gain an understanding of domestic and international public health issues, relationships between non-governmental and governmental organizations in building health systems with limited resources, and the relationship between human health and human rights.
Humanitarian Emergencies Focused Pathway fellows will similarly learn to advance the implementation of emergency medicine in the global arena with focused coursework in humanitarian studies and partnership with an NGO or site specifically focused on disaster relief and emergency response. Prior fellows have done this through MSF, Doctors Without Borders. Fellows on this pathway will learn the principles governing effective humanitarian relief and disaster response including field experience, learn techniques for evaluation of global health projects including needs assessments and program evaluation and skills necessary for humanitarian field work including knowledge in the fields of food security, water and sanitation, personal security and refugee health. Fellows will develop research skills and conduct a research project culminating in academic publication or presentation to add to the growing body of literature focused on global emergency medicine. Fellows will gain an understanding international public health issues, relationships between non-governmental and governmental organizations in disaster response, and the relationship between human health and human rights.
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Salary and Benefits
Competitive starting salary at $91,000 per year Full benefits, including health, dental, disability, & malpractice insurance through University of Washington (Benefits Page) Clinical Instructor Title within UW School of Medicine MPH tuition for distance MPH through London School of Tropical Medicine fully funded OR GORGAS Course (9 weeks, Lima Peru) tuition for DTM&H degree fully funded All fellows also complete training in Humanitarian Studies either through coursework at University of Washington (Complex Humanitarian Emergencies Course) or HRIC Humanitarian Response course (2 weeks, Boston MA) course fully funded AND An Introduction to Social Medicine Course (weeklong immersion with Partners In Health faculty in Mexico or Haiti) AND 5K additional academic enrichment funds available for travel, research and other educational experiences Travel, housing and car provided for rural Alaska portions Support for evacuation insurance, international travel, and housing at field sites Global Emergency Medicine and Rural Health Fellowship
All applicants must have completed US residency training in Emergency Medicine and be US Citizens to apply. All applicants must be board eligible in EM.
Application Deadlines : Oct 31, 2020
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Interviews will be conducted via Zoom or in Alaska : Oct 19, 2020
Interviews will be offered via Zoom in the month of October annually for select applicants. Fellows selected for our program will have a trip to Alaska to meet us in person prior to the start of fellowship.
: Nov 18, 2020
We will offer 2 positions at the agreed upon date/time for all IEM fellowships as part of this consortium.