Queen's University Global Emergency Medicine Fellowship


An International Emergency Medicine Fellowship located in beautiful and historic Kingston, Ontario

Accepting 1 Fellow yearly with July 1 start date

Established in 2016

The Queen’s University Global Emergency Medicine Fellowship is designed to prepare future leaders in academic global emergency medicine by providing training in emergency disaster response, humanitarian aid, international research and emergency medical systems.

Fellowship Structure
The fellowship begins July 1stand lasts two years (one year option available for candidates who already have an MPH degree). The fellowship is tailored to a Fellow’s individual interests and the time will be divided between MPH coursework, fieldwork, international emergency medicine training courses and clinical work in the emergency department.

Masters of Public Health Degree
For Fellows who do not already have a Masters of Public Health (MPH) degree, the Fellowship will include an MPH at Queen’s (or elsewhere as pre-arranged with the Program Director). Coursework for the degree will be taken throughout the two-year fellowship and will occur concurrently with clinical shifts, other academic courses and field experience abroad.
International Curriculum 
The curriculum will cover: 1) humanitarian/disaster response, 2) international study design/methodologies and 3) emergency medicine system development among others depending on the Fellow's interests and career goals.. Fellows are expected to participate in the bi-weekly global health research lab meetings and in other global health activities at Queen’s University (schedule permitting). The following are a list of conferences/training courses available to the Fellow: 
5.    Diploma of Tropical Medicine at an accredited school such as the London School          of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicineor the Gorgas Course in Tropical Medicine
7.    European Masters in Disaster Medicine 
Fellows will work as an attending physician (or senior resident) in the emergency department of Kingston General Hospital and at the Urgent Care Centre of Hotel Dieu Hospital. While working clinically, Fellows will supervise emergency medicine and off-service residents as well as medical students. 
Fellows are expected to work an average of eight clinical shifts per six-week scheduling block. Additional shifts may be picked up as timing permits when the Fellow is in Kingston and these will be remunerated at the departmental rate for clinical adjuncts.
Fellows are expected to teach one core rounds to the emergency medicine residents and to present one departmental grand rounds in each year of their fellowship.
Fellows are encouraged to attend departmental monthly journal clubs.

Global Health at Queen's University
Fellows will have the opportunity to collaborate with the Office of Global Health in the Faculty of Health Sciences and with ARCH - A Research Collaboration for Global Health Equity


Project Name & Description Details

Amanda Collier

SEAMO Research Fellow


Program Director
Susan Bartels
Program Director

Clinician-Scientist and Associate Professor in Emergency Medicine and Public Health Sciences


Applicants fall into two categories: 1) Fellows of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada certified in Emergency Medicine and able to practice independently; 2) Trainees in Emergency Medicine who work clinically as senior Emergency Medicine residents; and 3) Sponsored international graduates who have completed emergency medicine specialty training in their home country and work as senior Emergency Medicine residents

Important Dates

September 30, 2019 : Sep 30, 2019

: Nov 01, 2019

Interviews conducted in October - November