International Committee

International Division

International Committee Leaders

Chair

Travis Wassermann, MD, MPH

Loyola University Medical Center

Chair-Elect

Kimberly Herard, MD

Emory University School of Medicine

Vice Chair

Akash Desai, MD

Mount Sinai School of Medicine - New York

Assistant Vice Chair

Jonathan Chan, MD

St. John's Riverside Hospital

Assistant Vice Chair

Jemima Stanley

Zhejiang University School of Medicine

Assistant Vice Chair

Natalie Stokes, DO

Baystate Medical Center

Assistant Vice Chair

Anisa Mughal, MD

Maricopa Medical Center

Staff Liaison

Candice Grantham

Membership & Operations Coordinator
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Vice Speaker of the Council

Ashley Tarchione, MD

Maricopa Medical Center - Phoenix, AZ
Contact Ashley

Chair

Travis Wassermann, MD, MPH

Loyola University Medical Center

Chair-Elect

Kimberly Herard, MD

Emory University School of Medicine

Vice Chair

Akash Desai, MD

Mount Sinai School of Medicine - New York

Assistant Vice Chair

Jonathan Chan, MD

St. John's Riverside Hospital

Assistant Vice Chair

Jemima Stanley

Zhejiang University School of Medicine

Assistant Vice Chair

Natalie Stokes, DO

Baystate Medical Center

Assistant Vice Chair

Anisa Mughal, MD

Maricopa Medical Center

Staff Liaison

Candice Grantham

Membership & Operations Coordinator
Contact Candice

Vice Speaker of the Council

Ashley Tarchione, MD

Maricopa Medical Center - Phoenix, AZ
Contact Ashley

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Forensic Asylum Evaluations & Bond Letters: How Emergency Medicine Physicians Can Advocate for Asylum Seekers

Join EMRA's Int’l Committee in welcoming Dr. Amy Zeidan & Physicians for Human Rights.

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Epidemics on the Edge

A conversation about global response to COVID in low resource settings and how lessons from one epidemic inform future efforts.

Dr. Andrea Tenner of UCSF who has been at the center of global Emergency Medicine for decades, from epidemiology to health systems development, and from the Ebola response in Sierra Leone to the current COVID-19 response in San Francisco.

Andrea Tenner, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Global Health Fellowship Director
UCSF Department of Emergency Medicine

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Global Emergency Medicine Student Leadership Program

The program program seeks to expose students to a network of emergency medicine physicians conducting global health work as well as provide valuable immersion into major topics within international emergency medicine.

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ACEP International Section

As a resident, you get joint memberships in both EMRA and ACEP - so make sure you're aware and informed of what the ACEP International Section is doing!

When you set up your EMRA/ACEP membership, you get (2) section memberships for free - one to the ACEP Young Physician Section, and one of your choice. Why not make that choice International Emergency Medicine?

Additional ACEP section fees are half off - only $20!

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US residents:  Discover the world with emergency medicine.

The International Division connects EMRA to the world, and the world to EMRA. We are your hub of information on contacts, mentorship, projects, rotations, fellowships and beyond.

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International Residents:  Explore US Opportunities

Coming to the US to learn emergency medicine is considerably difficult for international residents and students. The EMRA International Division frequently receives requests for information on US observerships and rotations, and we strive to help all of our members achieve their professional goals.

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Download Free International Emergency Medicine Guides

International Emergency Medicine

Published: December, 2013

Pack your carry-on with EMRA's essential guide for clinicians in resource-limited settings! This "know before you go" handbook covers everything from ethics to immunizations to passports and will enrich your travel experience as well as help optimize the care of your patients.

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EMRA Member Price $17 // ACEP Member Price $25 // List Price $27

The Nuts & Bolts of Global Emergency Medicine

Published: November, 2016

Global Emergency Medicine is a burgeoning field, helping to improve medical care around the globe. The possibilities to contribute are endless, but learning how to becoming involved can be intimidating.

This book serves are a guidebook for students, residents and others interested in global health work. The book contains several practical sections written by a panel of experts in the field.

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Global Emergency Medicine Student Leadership Program (GEMS LP)

This mentorship program emerged from EMRA’s student members’ desire for mentorship in global emergency medicine. During the ACEP International Ambassador Conference in 2017, EMRA proposed a mentorship program matching International ACEP Ambassadors with medical students interested in global emergency medicine.

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US Residents: Discover the World with Emergency Medicine

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International Committee

The International Committee seeks to connect you with residents, attendings, and other mentors who are involved in International Emergency Medicine. Join us today to learn how you can find your niche, and make a difference in global health and humanitarian projects!