The Stanford International Emergency Medicine Fellowship is a two-year program with an option to obtain an advanced degree (e.g. MPH, MHPE, etc.) that provides fellows with a wide range of experiences and opportunities. Fellows build the skills necessary to work in developing nations and participate in a variety of ongoing international health programs helping them focus their future careers.

Stanford EM faculty are actively involved in a variety of projects including EMS development, emergency medicine education, rural health initiatives, disaster relief, and trauma system development. Dr. Benjamin Lindquist directs the fellowship and focuses on infrastructure development through education and program analysis through research.

We are accepting 1 position for the 2023-2024 year!

Fellowship Curriculum

The Stanford Global Emergency Medicine Fellowship is a two-year program with an option to obtain an associated Masters degree (MPH, MEHP, Ms-PopH). Fellows build the skills necessary to work in developing nations and participate in a variety of ongoing international health programs helping them focus their future careers. Emergency Medicine faculty at Stanford partner with local governments, NGOs, private organizations, and international aid agencies on a number of projects, including: EMS development, Emergency Medicine education, Rural health initiatives, Trauma system development Stanford Emergency Medicine International and the Global Emergency Medicine Fellowship program focus on human development through education, emergency care systems strengthening, and research. Fellowship goals follow the outlines put forth by the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine and the American College of Emergency Physicians. Focus is on the skills necessary to work in cooperation with local health care providers and government officials to assess international health care systems and identify pertinent emergency medical health issues. After identifying the needs of the local community, fellows will learn to develop, implement, and integrate programs that address these challenges. The fellow’s specific areas of interest will dictate the core activities.


Project Name & Description Details

EM Instructor Development

SEMI is collecting data on learning best practices from our train-the-trainer program, which enables graduates of our Myanmar emergency medicine diploma course to become instructors themselves. Details

Online Medical Research Program

SEMI is evaluating data from EMTs to determine how to improve EMT education, protocols, and reaching the most vulnerable patients in India. Multiple studies include obstetric emergencies, burns, chest pain, trauma, seizures, pediatric shortness of breath, stroke, among others. Details

Neonatal Referral System

SEMI is working to improve neonatal IFTs for critically ill infants by conducting research to identify strengths and gaps in primary, secondary, and tertiary public hospitals in India. Details

Gender Based Violence

SEMI is studying records of helpline calls and conducting in-person interviews to develop a clearer understanding of women's needs that will serve to strengthen and grow helpline services and technology in India. Details

Epidemiology of Prehospital Emergencies

SEMI is using EMS data as a novel source for understanding the epidemiology of pediatric emergencies in India. Our findings will be used to improve EMT quality of care and strengthen systems for children in India. Details

Provider Support Tools

SEMI has developed 27+ locally appropriate care guidelines for ambulance drivers, and created a custom-built mobile app to provide quick access to the information in Nepal. Using data collected through the app, SEMI is identifying practice gaps, and collaborating on ways to address these gaps from systems, education, and organizational standpoint. Details

Monalisa Muchatuta

Michelle Feltes

Kathryn Koval

Benjamin Lindquist

Corey Bills

Tina Dennison

Daniel Shogilev

Peter Acker

Danielle Mianzo

Beau Briese

Ben Constance

Lusana Shutz

Daniel Grossman

Ayesha Khan

Scott Bradley

Jennifer Kanapicki

Joseph Becker

Wei David Hao

Jennifer Jones


Faculty / Admin
Adrene Garabedian

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Application Criteria

Graduation from a 4 year ACGME accredited residency program or 3 year ACGME accredited residency plus at least 1 year of clinical experience is required. Apply through the International Emergency Medicine Fellowships website. Visit our Global Emergency Medicine Specialized Programs at page to learn more about our work. Contact Adrene Garabedian at for further questions.

Fellowship Application Process

To apply, please submit your CV, a letter summarizing your interests and goals as they relate to the fellowship, and three letters of recommendation (including one from program director) via email to Adrene at

Important Dates

Applications may only be submitted between
Jul 01, 2022 at 12:00PM and Sep 30, 2022 at 12:00PM

Fellowship Application Deadline : Sep 30, 2022

Fellowship Interview Date : Oct 14, 2022

Please note, the interview date is somewhat flexible. We will be hosting multiple interview dates via Zoom.