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Department of Emergency Medicine


July: Understanding Global Health: Call to Action

  • WHO Statement, Globalization of EM
  • Reading Assignment: International Development, Maggie Black
  • Briefing on current Global Health Projects @ University of Utah

August-September: Infectious disease in the Developing World: The Big Three

Reading Assignments:

  • Malaria, WHO statement on Malaria
  • Tuberculosis, WHO statement on Tuberculosis
  • HIV-HIV, TB, and Malaria: 1990-2013”
  • Elective focus on area of interest within ID**

October: Trauma: A Neglected Epidemic

  • Participate/Teach Trauma Section of Medical Student Course on Global Health
  • Trauma, WHO statistics and presentation

November-December: Utah Refugee Council/Indian Health Services

Tuba City, AZ-Navajo Nation 1-2 weeks EM Elective Opportunity with Dr. Matt Stewart, MD

January: Health Policy: Advocacy at Home and Abroad

  • Utah ACEP meeting with legislature
  • Prep for CUGH meeting in March

February: Pediatric Disparities in Underserved Populations

  • Directed by Jeff Robison, MD. Pediatric EM Fellowship site in Kigali, Rwanda.
  • Review of Global Pediatric Morbidity and Mortality, Low and Middle Income Countries
  • Pediatric Diarrheal illness and resuscitation
  • Global Burden of Trauma in Pediatrics

March: Field Work**

April: Field Work**

May: Field Work**

June: Field Work/Graduation

**Flexible timing throughout the year to accommodate fellowship project