Tagged: global health
We are proud to announce that the following PGY4s have been accepted into fellowships:
Christine Jung – Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship at Boston University / Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA
Travis Manasco – Anesthesiology Critical Care Fellowship at Washington University / Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO
Megan Rybarczyk – International Emergency Medicine Fellowship at Harvard University / Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA
Dr. Gabrielle Jacquet, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Director of Global Health, will be featured in an upcoming global health webinar on pre-departure training.
Sponsored by Child Family Health International (CFHI), a United Nations-recognized non-profit organization that specializes in global health education, the webinar will explore topics in pre-departure training for students and trainees working in health-related settings abroad. Other experts participating in the webinar include Dr. Jessica Evert, Clinical Faculty in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at UCSF, and Willy Oppenheim, Founder and Executive Director of omprakash.org.
The webinar will be held on Tuesday, May 24th at 10am Pacific Time. Register now!
CFHI is a United Nations-recognized non-profit organization that specializes in global health education, providing over 30 global health education programs in 10 countries around the world. Dr. Jacquet’s role will be to oversee curriculum development, pre-departure training, and research. She will also collaborate with CFHI’s Medical Directors in international communities to build solidarity, reciprocity, and local capacity-building.
Dr. Jacquet is an expert in pre-departure training, and has also worked extensively in the areas of medical education, resource-limited emergency medicine, and global health research.
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Gabrielle Jacquet, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Director of Global Health, has launched The Practitioner’s Guide to Global Health, a cutting-edge series of interactive open-access courses to prepare students and trainees to safely and effectively participate in global health learning experiences.
These courses have been made possible thanks to the hard work of over 50 global health experts from all over the world, including many Boston Medical Center faculty, the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) International Section, Global Emergency Medicine Academy (GEMA), and the Boston University Digital Learning Initiative.
The first course begins on Monday October 26 at 11am EST. Course registration can be accessed here.
Additional information about the course can be found here.
Congratulations to Dr. Benjamin Nicholson, PGY1, and Dr. Megan Rybarczyk, PGY3, for being selected as Reviewers for the 2015 Global Emergency Medicine Literature Review (GEMLR)!
The Global Emergency Medicine Literature Review promotes high-quality global emergency medicine research by annually cataloguing and summarizing the year’s publications in Academic Emergency Medicine. Dr. Nicholson and Dr. Rybarczyk were chosen from a very competitive pool of applicants to participate in this project.
In addition, Dr. Gabrielle Jacquet, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Director of Global Health, acts as an Editor of the Global Emergency Medicine Literature Review.
We are very proud of our department’s involvement in this project! More information on GEMLR can be found here.
Dr. Feldman, Professor of Emergency Medicine and Director of the Research Section, explains in his article that “It Takes a System to Treat a Pneumothorax.”
Dr. Leo, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Director of the Emergency Ultrasound Section, and Dr. Murray, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellow, describe in their article “a practical overview of core factors to consider when developing and implementing a point-of-care ultrasound education program in a resource-limited setting.” Read more about it here.
Congratulations to Dr. Megan Leo, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Director of the Emergency Ultrasound Section, for her recent interview by the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) regarding her efforts to teach emergency point-of-care ultrasound to healthcare providers in Rwanda.
Dr. Leo is a member of the non-profit organization Physicians for Ultrasound in Rwanda Education (PURE) as well as the Chair of the AIUM’s Ultrasound in Global Health Interest Group.
Read more about Dr. Leo’s international ultrasound education work here.
We are proud to announce that Dr. Gabrielle A. Jacquet, Assistant Residency Director and Director of the International Health Section, has been chosen as the recipient of the prestigious 2014 Academy for Women in Academic Emergency Medicine (AWAEM) Early Career Faculty award!
Each year AWAEM awards this honor to a female faculty who shows promise for significant career achievements in the field of Emergency Medicine. Dr. Jacquet was chosen because she “has devoted much of her academic focus to Emergency Medicine development projects internationally with research and training projects in India and Haiti. In addition to working internationally, Dr. Jacquet is devoted to improving education in her own residency program and has demonstrated a strong commitment to mentoring. She formally and informally mentors many residents and colleagues and has helped organize a women’s mentoring program at her institution. Dr. Jacquet’s commitment to education, her advocacy for emergency medicine internationally, and her dedication to mentoring distinguished her among the strong field of candidates.”