The Queen’s University Global Emergency Medicine Fellowship is designed to prepare future leaders in academic global emergency medicine by providing training in emergency disaster response, humanitarian aid, international research and emergency medical systems.
The fellowship begins July 1stand lasts two years (one year option available for candidates who already have an MPH degree). The fellowship is tailored to a Fellow’s individual interests and the time will be divided between MPH coursework, fieldwork, international emergency medicine training courses and clinical work in the emergency department.
Masters of Public Health Degree
For Fellows who do not already have a Masters of Public Health (MPH) degree, the Fellowship will include an MPH at Queen’s (or elsewhere as pre-arranged with the Program Director). Coursework for the degree will be taken throughout the two-year fellowship and will occur concurrently with clinical shifts, other academic courses and field experience abroad.
The curriculum will cover: 1) humanitarian/disaster response, 2) international study design/methodologies and 3) emergency medicine system development among others depending on the Fellow's interests and career goals.. Fellows are expected to participate in the bi-weekly global health research lab meetings and in other global health activities at Queen’s University (schedule permitting). The following are a list of conferences/training courses available to the Fellow:
Fellows will work as an attending physician (or senior resident) in the emergency department of Kingston General Hospital and at the Urgent Care Centre of Hotel Dieu Hospital. While working clinically, Fellows will supervise emergency medicine and off-service residents as well as medical students.
Fellows are expected to work an average of eight clinical shifts per six-week scheduling block. Additional shifts may be picked up as timing permits when the Fellow is in Kingston and these will be remunerated at the departmental rate for clinical adjuncts.
Fellows are expected to teach one core rounds to the emergency medicine residents and to present one departmental grand rounds in each year of their fellowship.
Fellows are encouraged to attend departmental monthly journal clubs.
Global Health at Queen's University