Emergency Medicine in Haiti

Emergency Medicine in Haiti

October 1, 2020

Imagine being one of a few dozen Emergency Medicine trained physicians responsible for the lives of millions in a vulnerable country. This is the practice and training environment faced on a daily basis by the noble Doctors who represent the first classes of Emergency Medicine Residents in Haiti. Take a moment to hear their stories and please continue to support Haiti’s first Emergency Medicine Residency program!

 

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Host

Tiffany Proffitt, DO, MABS

Attending Physician
Honor Health, Scottsdale, AZ

@ProMammaDoc
EMRA*Cast Episodes
EM Resident Articles

Guests

Jacqueline Tin, MD, MPH

Mount Sinai School of Medicine - New York
Vice Chair of the EMRA International Committee

Wesner Jacotin, MD 

Emergency Medicine Resident at the University Hospital of Mirebalais, Haiti

Jose Moncricket, MD

Emergency Medicine Physician and former Resident
University Hospital of Mirebalais, Haiti

Overview: 

Imagine being one of a few dozen Emergency Medicine trained physicians responsible for the lives of millions in a vulnerable country. This is the practice and training environment faced on a daily basis by the noble Doctors who represent the first classes of Emergency Medicine Residents in Haiti. Take a moment to hear their stories and please continue to support Haiti’s first Emergency Medicine Residency program!

Suggested References:

The Hôpital Universitaire Mirebalais Residency will be the first EM training program in Haiti 

Reach out to the EMRA International Committee: internationalctte@emra.org 

Key Points:

  • You can make a difference supporting the next generations of Emergency Medicine trained physicians on a global scale!
  • Think beyond your own boarders and boundaries, join the International Committee!

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