Life and a Career in Global Health

If you haven't had a chance to look through the new SAEM newsletter, here is a fantastic article from it spearheaded by GEMA President-Elect, Dr. Bhakti Hansoti and featuring the words of wisdom of several GEMA members about how to have a "Life and a Career in Global Health." This was based on a fantastic didactic session held at a previous SAEM annual meeting. Feel free to distribute it to your trainees as well.


ACEP Ultrasound Section Global Health Website

For those interested in global health there has been a website developed by the ACEP US Section Global Health subcommittee about preparing for trips and doing potential ultrasound research in international settings. It was just launched here at the section meeting in Chicago. The website is here:

UCSF/Partners in Health Global Health Fellowship

Please see the above announcement from Dr. Regan Marsh, regarding a new program by UCSF in conjunction with Partners In Health -- a global health fellowship for most specialties (EM, medicine, peds, etc), but they have 2-4 spots specifically available for Emergency Physicians.

ACEP Website Hosts Comprehensive List of Ebola Resources

Healthcare Resources for Suspected Ebola Cases

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) aim to increase understanding and promote preparedness of emergency departments concerning the Ebola hemorrhagic fever, also known as Ebola virus disease (EVD).


International Meetings at ACEP14!

2014 ACEP Scientific Assembly International Meetings

Please mark your calendars and plan to join us for the following international meetings to be held in conjunction with our 2014 Scientific Assembly October 26-30, 2014, in Chicago, Illinois at the Hilton Chicago – 720 S. Michigan Avenue

Read this post for a full list of all scheduled international meetings!

Activity: International Section Ambassador Conference Task Force Meeting
Date: Sunday, October 26, 2014
Time: 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Location: Hilton – 4A, 4th Floor

President's Message - GEMA's 9th Newsletter

Welcome to GEMA’s 9th Newsletter!

As always, this newsletter includes interesting and exciting projects from the membership, highlighting work in South America, Singapore, India and Africa. We are extremely grateful to those members who wrote articles, and always welcome participation from others as well for future newsletters.

Sincere thanks to Dr. Vicken Totten, who pulled this newsletter together. We congratulate her on her new position at Kaweah Delta as well.