Overview

Mission

"To focus attention on the promotion and development of health/health systems in vulnerable populations both locally and abroad"

 Tracks

  1.  MPH + Global Health Certificate- 2 years
  2.  Global Health Certificate- 1 year

**In development: Global Health Fellowship/Ultrasound Focus Track

Benefits

  • 8 shifts/month, mix of academic (University of Utah) and community sites (Day Break, UT; Rock Springs, WY)
  • 3-4 Months of field work/year
  • $8,000 CME/year
  • Moonlighting available internal/external to University of Utah Health system
  • Full health/dental for fellow and family, retirement contributions of 14.2% salary additional to salary pay

Requirements

  • Upon application: Submit project proposal [can be already initiated, or area of focus for coming year(s)] multiple ongoing projects, which you can utilize
  • Publish/Present 1 poster and/or manuscript/year
  • Submit 1 major grant application/year (Emergency Medicine Foundation, Grand Challenge Explorations, etc)
  • Responsible for International journal club meetings (every 2-3 months)
  • Regularly participate in and attend curriculum modules for Emergency Medicine resident weekly conference (when in country)
  • Help maintain @globalEMupdate twitter feed with latest on global health in Emergency Medicine

Past Fellowship Graduates

N. Shakira Bandolin, MD 2017-2018
Project-Community Health Demographics in Marginalized High Andean Communities of the Sacred Valley, Peru
Ayni Wasi/University of Utah Collaboration
Current Position - Assistant Prof, Global Health Director, University of California-Davis Department of Emergency Medicine

Michael Morgan, MD 2016-2017
Project -Emergency Medicine Tele Education Curriculum Implementation, Cho Ray Hospital, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Current Position - Assistant Professor, Division of Emergency Medicine University of Utah School of Medicine

Matthew Stewart, MD MPH 2014-2016
Project - Lay Provider Trauma Training, Sacred Valley Peru/Vietnam Emergency Medicine Education
Current Position - Faculty Physician, Indian Health Services, Tuba City, AZ

Matthew Fuller, MD 2013-2014
Project - Lay Provider Trauma Training, Sacred Valley Peru/Vietnam Emergency Medicine Education
Current Position - Assistant Prof, Director of Global Health Fellowship, University of Utah

Brad Dreifuss, MD 2011-2012
Project - GECC/Uganda/Ghana
Current Position - Assistant Prof, Director of Rural and Global Health Program, University of Arizona, Tucson

Carl Seger, MD 2010-2011
Project - Ghana Emergency Medicine Residency Implementation
Current Position - Community Physician, Ashland OR