Dr Ezio Massinga spoke on Emergency Medicine development and disaster response in Mozambique July 2019

Dr. Ezio Massinga visited Emory University and shared his experiences at the forefront of Emergency Medicine development and disaster response in Mozambique. His resident lecture was captivating. The training program in Mozambique was started in collaboration by Dr. Abigail Hankin-Wei, Emory faculty and GHEMS member. Emory residents and faculty travel to Mozambique to help teach and learn from the residents there, and also provide tele-education when back in Atlanta.

Left to right, Dr. Anna Quay Yaffee, Dr. Enzio Massinga, and Dr. Abigail Hankin-Wei

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Global Health Faculty speak at American College of Academic International Medicine July 2019

Section members spoke at the American College of Academic International Medicine in Philadelphia, on topics including adapting education in differently resourced settings and global health security.

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Dr Ziad Kazzi trained EM physicians and nurses in the former Republic of Georgia June 2019

Dr. Ziad Kazzi trained 40 physicians in the former Republic of Georgia on the medical assessment and management of elevated blood lead levels, and 75 emergency physicians and nurses on recognition and management of an illness cluster. His efforts were covered by local media and he was recognized by the UNICEF regional director for his efforts on the lead project, for which he has future plans for additional endeavors. 

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Health Ministry to train 10 million Thais to save people experiencing heart attacks May 2019

Emory Emergency Medicine and Section of Global Health faculty member, Dr. Bryan McNally, is working in Southeast Asia to support out of hospital cardiac arrest care.

Emory Global Health Section Launched April 2019

The Global Health in Emergency Medicine Section (GHEMS) is Emory EM’s newest Section. The section is headed by faculty member Anna Yaffee, MD. She is excited to have numerous globally minded residents, faculty and APPs working towards our mission to build EM capacity and preparedness around the world through the development of sustainable, bilateral educational partnerships that promote the training of health care providers in EM.

Rachel Libby, MD discusses her Global Health Experience April 2019

Dr. Rachel Libby discusses her experience in the Emory Global Health Residency Scholars Program. The culmination of this experience was a month-long rotation at Black Lion Hospital/Addis Ababa University in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. 

Emory hosts first-ever multinational case conference over web platform. April 2019

Emory hosts first-ever multinational case conference over web platform. We discussed an asthma case with Emory EM residents, Mozambique PLeDGE health residents, and Vietnam EM residents. 

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Emory Hosts Journal Club in Mozambique November 2018

Emory Hosts Journal Club in Mozambique. Emory faculty-led journal club for the PLeDGE Mozambique EM residents in Maputo, Mozambique. It was a great educational and social event, in multiple languages!

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Emory emergency medicine physicians instrumental in planning international toxicology conference in MENA region March 2018

Emory University Department of Emergency Medicine faculty are working in collaboration with the Middle East & North Africa Clinical Toxicology Association (MENATOX) to organize an international medical toxicology conference. The purpose of the conference is to educate physicians in the MENA region about the impact of chemicals, toxins and radioactive materials, among other hazards.