Building a Career in Global Health and Emergency Medicine

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Overview Objectives Accreditation Course Outline
Chairs Faculty Travel & Lodging Cancellation Policy

Department: Emergency Medicine
Course Number: MMC17027
Activity Start Date: March 9, 2017
Activity End Date: March 10, 2017
Location: UCSF, Mission Hall, Room 5700
Fees: Physicians $195.00
Allied Health Professionals $195.00
Residents/Fellows $195.00
 

Overview:

This conference is designed for early career physicians and fellows who are interested in building a career that encompasses both emergency medicine and global health. The day-and-a-half agenda is designed to provide participants with both the knowledge and skills to successfully navigate both domestic issues such as funding and negotiating a job, as well as international issues such as building partnerships and using ultrasound in resource-limited settings. Participants will also have ample time to meet and get to know others working in similar settings, opening up the possibilities for mutual learning and collaborations.

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Objectives:

This course is designed to create intention in participants to:

  1. Apply outreach- and relationship-building strategies that will support improved outcomes in resource-limited settings (RLSs).
  2. Apply strategies for funding a career in global health, international and/or emergency medicine in RLSs.
  3. Increase competency in the use and interpretation of ultrasound in RLSs.
  4. Pursue possible solutions to the challenges of use and interpretation of ultrasound in RLSs.
  5. Continue to stay up-to-date on the latest evidence-based practices in RSLs and apply these practices to current work in such settings. 

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Accreditation:

The University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CME credit will be available.

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Course Outline:

Topics to be covered will include (but are not limited to):

March 9, 2017
12:00 – 12:15 pm Welcome remarks
Carol Chen and Andi Tenner

12:15 – 1:15 pm Using ultrasound in resource-limited settings
R. Starr Knight

1:15 – 3:15 pm Medical procedures in resource-limited settings
R. Starr Knight
Andi Tenner
Carol Chen

3:15 – 4:15 pm Recent articles and hot topics in global health
Sean Kivlehan

4:15 – 4:30 pm BREAK

4:30 – 5:30 pm How to make myself valuable to my boss
Hani Mowafi

5:30 – 6:30 pm Research in resource-limited settings
Corey Bills

7:30 – 10:00 pm Social
Hunan Homes
622 Jackson St
San Francisco, CA 94133

 

March 10, 2017

8:30 – 9:30 am
(6:30 – 7:30 pm SAST)
Building partnerships locally and internationally
Lee Wallis
Heike Geduld

9:30 – 10:15 am
(7:30 – 8:15 pm SAST)
How to network in global health
Lee Wallis
Heike Geduld

10:15 – 11:15 am
(7:15 – 8:15 pm CET)
Financing a career in global health
Teri Reynolds

11:15 – 12:45 pm LUNCH

12:45 – 1:45 pm How to choose a site for global health work
Andi Tenner

1:45 – 3:15 pm Career options in global health and emergency medicine (panel discussion)
Mary Choi
Solomon Kuah
Craig Spencer
Naina Bhalla
Rebecca Walker

3:15 – 3:30 pm BREAK

3:30 – 4:30 pm How to make your global health work meaningful: avoiding common pitfalls
Keegan Checkett

4:30 – 5:45 pm Work-life balance in global health (panel discussion)
Kayla Enriquez
Mary Choi
Solomon Kuah
Naina Bhalla
Craig Spencer
Rebecca Walker

5:45 – 6:00 pm Wrap-up and evaluations
Carol Chen and Andi Tenner

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Chairs:

Carol Chen, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor

Andrea Tenner, MD MPH
Assistant Clinical Professor

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Faculty:

Naina Bhalla, MD MPH
Médecins San Frontières

Corey Bills, MD MPH
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at University of California at San Francisco

Keegan Checkett, MD
Residency Director of Emergency Medicine at University Hospital of Mirebalais, Zanmi Lasante/Partners in Health
Director of International Emergency Medicine at University of Chicago

Carol Chen, MD
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics at University of California at San Francisco

Mary Choi, MD MPH
CDC Emerging Infectious Disease Surveillance Unit

Kayla Enriquez, MD MPH
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at University of California at San Francisco

Heike Geduld, MBChB, FCEM(SA)
President of the African Federation for Emergency Medicine
Clinical Head of Education and Training in Emergency Medicine at University of Cape Town and Stellenbosch University

Sean Kivlehan, MD, MPH
Associate Director of International Emergency Medicine Fellowship at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School

R. Starr Knight, MD
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at University of California at San Francisco
Director of Emergency Ultrasound at San Francisco General Hospital

Solomon Kuah, MD MPH
International Rescue Committee

Hani Mowafi, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at Yale University
Chief of Section of Global Health and International Emergency Medicine (GHIEM) at Yale University
Director of GHIEM Fellowship at Yale University

Teri Reynolds, MD
Lead Scientist for the WHO Emergency, Trauma and Acute Care programme
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at University of California at San Francisco

Craig Spencer, MD MPH
Director of Global Health in Emergency Medicine at New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Population and Family Health at the Columbia University Medical Center

Andrea Tenner, MD MPH
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at University of California at San Francisco
Director of Global Health Emergency Medicine Fellowship at University of California at San Francisco

Rebecca Walker, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at Stanford University

Lee Wallis, MBChB, MD, FCEM, FCEM(SA)
President of the International Federation for Emergency Medicine
Professor and Head of the Division of Emergency Medicine at University of Cape Town and Stellenbosch University

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Travel & Lodging:

UCSF, Mission Hall, Room 5700
550 16th Street, Room 5700
San Francisco CA 94143

 

The conference will take place on the UCSF Mission Bay Campus in San Francisco, California.

The closest airport is San Francisco International Airport (SFO): http://www.flysfo.com/.  It is a 20 minute drive from the conference site when there is no traffic.  Please see the “To and From” section of their website for public transportation options.  Oakland International Airport (http://www.oaklandairport.com/) and Mineta San Jose International Airport (http://www.flysanjose.com/fl/) are other major airports in the Bay Area.

Blocked hotel rooms will not be available via this conference however we suggest that you check travel websites on the internet for the most competitive pricing.

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Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations received in writing before 2/13/17 will be refunded, less a $50 administrative fee. No refunds will be made on cancellations received after 2/13/17.

Please email your requests to registration@ocme.ucsf.edu.

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