Welcome to Baylor College of Medicine


The goal of our fellowship is to train emergency medicine residency graduates to be innovative leaders in the field of global health. Set in the most diverse city in the nation, with a wide range of international partners, we provide fellows with custom training designed to hone existing clinical skills and academic interests while providing broader exposure to the diverse field of global health both at home and abroad. These include global emergency medicine development and education, tropical medicine, health policy, disaster response and humanitarian relief.

We’re now accepting 1 position for the upcoming 2020-2021 academic year

Fellowship Experience

Our two-year academic fellowship is set in the most diverse city in the nation. The National School of Tropical Medicine is on-campus and offers our fellows extensive tropical medicine training as well as lecturing opportunities. Leaders in global and innovative healthcare across disciplines are also at BCM, providing ready partners for mentorship and academic projects both locally and abroad, including the Baylor International Pediatric AIDS Initiative, Baylor Global Initiatives, the TMC Innovation Institute and many others. Please see our website for more detailed information.

Fellowship Curriculum

The fellowship is two years and includes an MPH or equivalent degree, global fieldwork and research in addition to clinical work in the Emergency Department at BCM-affiliated hospitals. While baseline components make up the curriculum framework, it is designed to be flexible to best support the fellow’s interests and development in global emergency medicine. Specific curriculum components include: MPH or equivalent degree with a global health concentration. International disaster/humanitarian relief courses such as the Health Emergencies in Large Populations course and the Harvard Humanitarian Response Intensive Course. Research including at least one first-author manuscript and abstract presentation at a national or international conference, such as ACEP, SAEM or ICEM. Development of emergency medicine systems and/or educational curriculum at one of our global sites. In addition, there may be the opportunity to complete a joint global emergency medicine and ultrasound fellowship at BCM.

Michael Jaung

Assistant Professor


Fellowship candidates must be ABEM board eligible or certified by the July 1st fellowship start date. This generally means that fellows have completed an Emergency Medicine residency in the US or Canada.

Application Process

Apply via the IEMFC website and email the program director at jmmackey@bcm.edu. Your application should include: Personal Statement including why you are specifically interested in our program. Three letters of recommendation (one from residency director/chair). CV

Accepted Application Conditions

Fellowship candidates must be ABEM board eligible or certified by the July 1 fellowship start date.


Program Director
Joy Mackey
Fellowship Director

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Important Dates

Application Deadline | 2019-09-30

Applications are due on September 30th, 2019 by 5:00pm CST.

Interview Dates | 2019-10-27

Eligible applications will be contacted by the fellowship director for an interview in the Fall of 2019.

Offer Date | 2019-11-11

BCM will abide by the IEMFC no-offer date and all offers will be given at 12pm EST on 11/11/19.


Project Name & Description Details

BCM in Belize

Belize is the main fellowship site, with several active educational and research projects including: • Nationwide WHO Basic Emergency Care (BEC) Rollout via Train-the-Trainer regional teams • Opt-Out HIV Screening in the Accident & Emergency Department • Sepsis Screening Pilot in the Accident & Emergency Department • Pediatric Emergency Medicine (PEM) Modular Curriculum for non-specialty trained providers • Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) Modular Curriculum for non-specialty trained providers • Nationwide WHO Emergency Triage Assessment & Treatment (ETAT) Rollout via Train-the-Trainer teams • An Integrated One-Health Response to Detect and Respond to Emerging Disease Threats in High-Risk Regions of Central America Details

BCM in Liberia

Assisting in post-Ebola healthcare infrastructure rebuilding at Lyndon B. Johnson (LBJ) hospital in Monrovia Details

BCM in Ghana

Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) training for emergency medicine providers at Komofo Anokye Teaching Hospital: Over the past year, we have been working on Point of Care Ultrasound Course development with Emergency Medicine department and Pediatric physicians. The goal is to develop a sustainable Q&A process with their new Ultrasound machine, and hopefully an Ultrasound fellowship for the Emergency Medicine Resdents at KATH. Details

BCM in India

Resident education & clinical care at the Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIMPER) in Pondicherri, India Details