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American Academy of Emergency Medicine

International Medicine

Welcome to the website of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine International Committee. This page, sponsored by the American Academy of Emergency Medicine, is a repository of information dedicated to the diffusion of the specialty of emergency medicine throughout the world. We hope this will serve as a useful one-stop site for all the information you will need about international emergency medicine. We are always open to new content and ideas. Please consider making your voice heard and joining AAEM. Please also consider joining us as part of the International Committee.

Sasson Naderi, MD FAAEM, Chair, AAEM International Committee
Terrence Mulligan, DO MPH FAAEM, Co-Chair, AAEM International Committee


Call for International Volunteers - Ebola Treatment Center 

International Medical Corps is responding to the Ebola outbreak currently in Liberia, and we are building a new Ebola Treatment Center in Bong County, Liberia in order to keep up with the rising caseload. We are looking for experienced physicians and nurses in good personal health who are willing to help staff the Ebola Treatment Center.

We need individuals who can commit to 6 weeks, given the long travel time and the need for a week of training in the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) and management of Ebola patients. Physicians or nurses who will be available for a 6 week rotation some time in the next four months can email me their CV at adam_levine@gmail.com and I will forward it on to the International Medical Corps recruitment office. We cannot accept any residents or medical students, and much prefer physicians and nurses who have experience responding to prior humanitarian emergencies or working in low-income countries.

Adam C. Levine, MD MPH FACEP
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine Director, Global Emergency Medicine Fellowship
Brown University Alpert Medical School Associate Faculty, Harvard Humanitarian Initiative Associate Physician, Division of Global Health Equity, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School


Our partner organizations:

American College for Emergency Physicians

International Federation for Emergency Medicine

MedEmIt

Society for Academic Emergency Medicine

The International Emergency Medicine Forum

Global Emergency Medicine Literature Review (GEMLR)

 Please contact Janet Wilson at jwilson@aaem.org to suggest additional content.


Pan-Pacific Emergency Medicine Congress 2014

October 13-15, 2014
Daejeon Convention Center, Korea