Fellows will work as attending physicians of the Department of Emergency Medicine of SUNY Downstate Medical Center / Kings County Hospital Center. Fellows will provide attending supervision and teaching for the PGY1-4 residents in emergency medicine. Clinical time is 16 hours per week.
- Participate in and take leadership of active international projects (see
www.emedexinternational.org for details of past and ongoing projects).
- Develop a new project proposal in the fellow’s chosen area of focus, providing the fellow with experience in project concept development, grantwriting and fundraising, evaluation methods, and project implementation.
- Complete Masters of Public Health coursework.
- Complete Health Emergencies in Large Populations (H.E.L.P.) course or equivalent
- Provide mentorship and expertise to students and residents pursuing international emergency medicine or global health.
- Leadership roles in academic emergency medicine centers
- Humanitarian, non-profit, and public health work
- Education and training in international emergency medicine
- Education and training in global public health
- Research in international emergency medicine and global public health
- International consulting and project development
All applicants must be graduates of US-based accredited emergency medicine residency program and qualified to work ED attending clinical shifts.
Please submit: 1) Current applicant CV 2) Personal statement that describes applicant’s qualifications as a candidate for a fellowship in international emergency medicine, previous international experience, fellowship and career goals, planned contributions as a fellow at SUNY Downstate, and 3) Three names and contact information for reference (one should be the applicant’s residency director). Send all application documents (by the above deadline) via email to Christina Bloem at email@example.com with “International Fellowship Application” as the email subject line.
Application Deadline | 2019-10-01
Application materials are due no later than October 1.
Interview dates | 2019-09-15
Interviews will be held between September 15 - November 5. Once all materials are received, applicants will be contacted for an interview date.
Offer date | 2019-11-11
The SUNY Downstate IEM Fellowship Program abides by the no-offer date as agreed upon by all members of the international emergency medicine fellowship consortium. As such, no offers will be made prior to this date.
|Project Name & Description||Details|
Capacity Building and Quality Improvement at Fort Liberté Hospital, Haiti
|Fellows and faculty will support capacity-building efforts within the Emergency Department through a long-term, locally based approach to building high-quality emergency care.||Details|
The Involved Citizen Project - Prehospital Systems Development in Northeast Haiti
|In partnership with the North East Ministry of Health and the local Emergency Medical Services (EMS), fellows will have the opportunity to join this project that engages an existing cadre of previously trained drivers to become an identifiable, community-based first responder force. These drivers will be dispatched via the regional call center, provide first aid, and will coordinate with the EMS service for transport to regional hospitals.||Details|
Brazilian Emergency Medicine Development
|Fellows will have the opportunity to partner with Brazilian emergency medicine programs and healthcare stakeholders to support development of emergency medicine as a specialty and emergency care systems in Brazil.||Details|