DISASTER MEDICINE FELLOWSHIP


BIDMC Fellowship in Disaster Medicine also offers educational experiences in specific areas of IMG_0028interest within Disaster Medicine and Emergency Management. These are one to six month concentrations that include both didactic and practical training. In the classroom the student will learn the knowledge and evidence-base for the specific area of interest and then have the opportunity to apply those principles through fieldwork and real-time applications. Through our many partners the student will participate in disaster preparedness and response activities as they are applied daily on the local, regional, national, and international level. It is this hands-on approach and real-time application that makes the BIDMC Fellowship in Disaster Medicine Concentrations so appealing to students. The Concentrations are designed for both novice and seasoned personnel, with the focus being participation in real-world disaster preparedness activities. Programs can be tailored designed to meet the needs of the individual student.

If you are interested in enrolling in one or more of our course offerings contact gciotton@bidmc.harvard.edu for more information.

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Bioterrorism and CBRNE

The concentration in Bioterrorism and CBRNE is available to all fellows and is focused on exploring the medical effects and response to biological, chemical, and nuclear/radiological threats with a special emphasis on bioterrorism attacks. The concentration will include a current analysis of surge capacity and the potential effects of a major bioterrorism/CBRN attack. It will also evaluate the content area of modern Pandemics using both Pandemic Influenza and Ebola as case studies for bioterrorism preparedness.
This concentration will move from addressing the threats to individuals through the spectrum of the threats facing communities and evaluate the potential medical and system outcomes for both. Specifically, we will address both individual treatment strategies of disease, and larger community and national outcomes and response strategies.

If you are interested in enrolling in one or more of our course offerings contact gciotton@bidmc.harvard.edu for more information.

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CRISIS LEADERSHIP FELLOWSHIP


11168457_10206585562388381_2047838331389926464_nThe BIDMC Crisis Leadership Fellowship is designed to provide qualified applicants the opportunity to develop an expertise in the skills necessary to lead and manage during times of crises. All aspects of leadership, incident command, and organizational management will be explored through didactic lectures, seminars, readings, and goal-related research, as well as participation in hospital-based, local, regional, national, and international leadership and disaster preparedness activities. The fellow will gain knowledge and experience through hands-on rotations both domestically in the United States, and internationally in Italy and the European Union. This combined didactic and experiential education prepares fellows to assume positions as leaders in times of crisis.

If you are interested in enrolling in one or more of our course offerings contact gciotton@bidmc.harvard.edu for more information.

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COUNTER-TERRORISM MEDICINE FELLOWSHIP


11541944_1600417873570399_6481566628483213137_nCounter-Terrorism Medicine is a one-year fellowship utilizing our esteemed faculty, who collectively have over 150 years experience preparing for and responding to terrorist events at all levels of government, along with a dynamic curriculum, and rotations in Boston, Washington DC, and other training facilities across the country. Fellows will learn the unique aspects of mitigation, preparedness, and response to terrorist events, including the health service support considerations in the era of asymmetrical threats, and weapons of mass destruction. We look forward to accepting our first Counter-Terrorism Medicine Fellows to begin in July.

If you are interested in enrolling in one or more of our course offerings contact gciotton@bidmc.harvard.edu for more information.

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INTERNATIONAL EMS FELLOWSHIP


11536407_10206536722807422_7457077023371836184_oOur program mission is the exploration of International EMS Systems with the ultimate goal of discovering best practices through comparison and to assist with the global improvement of Prehospital emergency care and access. The fellowship provides a personalized, dynamic educational experience that focuses on the practice of EMS internationally and prepares our fellows to become leaders and educators in the field of EMS.
If you are interested in enrolling in one or more of our course offerings contact gciotton@bidmc.harvard.edu for more information.

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PRE-RESIDENCY RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP


23Fellowship in Emergency Medicine, Disaster Medicine, EMS Research

In addition to the core activities described above, the fellow will complete the research curriculum as taught by the Director of Research, and write and submit at least one abstract to the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine or a major international conference. Fellows will also take a research project from project design-IRB approval-data collection and analysis-paper writing and to the point where it is ready to be submitted to a peer-reviewed journal. This program is geared towards the pre-residency fellow and has a 100% US residency placement record to date.

If you are interested in enrolling in one or more of our course offerings contact gciotton@bidmc.harvard.edu for more information.

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DISASTER NURSING FELLOWSHIP


1510710_1600418573570329_2183003003258965981_nThe objective of the BIDMC Fellowship in Disaster Medicine Nursing Fellowship in Austere Medicine is to establish a base of nursing for the purpose of providing humanitarian efforts in support of the BIDMC Fellowship in Disaster Medicine mission. The BIDMC Fellowship in Disaster Medicine Nursing Fellowship will support nurses with an interest in austere, humanitarian, disaster, and tactical medicine efforts providing educational programs and clinical support in the mission of BIDMC Fellowship in Disaster Medicine. Nurses selected for this program will have an opportunity to participate in BIDMC Fellowship in Disaster Medicine didactic and clinical training as well as humanitarian missions. Nurses will be selected for this program on a competitive basis and will provide six months of a renewable commitment to the Fellowship. This commitment will include a total of consecutive or non-consecutive two weeks of deployment to one of several BIDMC Fellowship in Disaster Medicine humanitarian missions. There will also be opportunity for participation in other BIDMC Fellowship in Disaster Medicine of 2 medical missions. Upon completion participants will receive a Certificate of Completion of a BIDMC Fellowship in Disaster Medicine Austere Medicine Fellowship.

For more information please contact: Avoskany@bidmc.harvard.edu.

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