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Department of Emergency Medicine

Global Health and International Emergency Medicine Fellowship

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Training Experience

Over the two years of their fellowship, fellows have the opportunity to pursue:

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Education

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The UT Masters of Public Health (MPH) with Global Health Concentration.

  • Diploma in Tropical Medicine through the Baylor National School of Tropical Medicine.
  • A dedicated Humanitarian Emergency/Disaster Certification course, such as the ICRC Health Emergencies in Large Populations (HELP) course.
  • Fellowship curriculum designed to provide a broad overview of program development, curriculum design and training, humanitarian response and disaster management, and research tailored to the fellow's specific interests and goals.
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International Experience

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The international portfolio currently includes programs in Belize and Liberia with additional opportunities available in southeast Asia and subsaharan Africa.

Active projects include the following:

Belize

  • Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) training for emergency providers
  • 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

Liberia

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

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  • Fellows will function as a teaching attending in the renowned BCM hospital system with protected time for global health fieldwork and projects.
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Comprehensive Benefits

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  • Competitive salary with full benefits, including health, dental, disability, and malpractice insurance.
  • Seed grants available for research projects.
  • Support for evacuation insurance, international travel, and housing at field sites.
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Applications

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  • We welcome your application, including a personal statement, CV, and three letters of recommendation through the IEMFC and send a separate letter of intent directly by email.
  • IEMFC site
  • Email
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Contact Information

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Joy Mackey, M.D.
Director, Baylor GHIEM Fellowship

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