University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Summary: The Global Health and Leadership Program (GHLP) in the UNC Emergency Department prepares future leaders in Global Health and Emergency Medicine to improve the delivery of Emergency Care in underserved areas of the world.  Training and experience necessary for advancing Emergency Care can be accelerated through our specialized fellowship training. Fellows will develop expertise in research, education and clinical care in resource-limited settings. EM fellowship trained physicians will be prepared for leadership positions within Academic Emergency Medicine and International Health Organizations.  The fellowship is 24 months in length and will be composed of the following activities: 
Education, Training and Networks
·      Master of Public Health (MPH) Degree from UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
·      Health Emergencies in Large Populations (HELP) training course or similar
·      National and/or International Meeting Attendance at ACEP, SAEM and ICEM
·      Leadership positions in the Global Emergency Medicine Academy (GEMA) 
·      Focused Mentorship
Global Health and Emergency Care Development in East Africa
·      Extended (~7 months) abroad for clinical care and scholarly projects
·      Direct clinical care in Resource Limited Settings
·      Capacity building through research and Emergency Care training
·      Multi-disciplinary international collaborations
Clinical and Teaching Excellence
·      Academic and Community Clinical Practice
·      Junior Faculty Role and Requirements
·      Resident and Medical Student Education
Salary and Benefits
·      Competitive Salary
·      UNC Faculty Medical/Dental/Vision Plan
·      Matching 401K 
·      Generous Additional Benefits: Professional Development (CME), Tuition Reimbursement, Research and Travel Funds 
·      Internal Moonlighting available


Justin Myers, DO, MPH
Clinical Assistant Professor
Chief, Division of Global Health and Emergency Care
Department of Emergency Medicine
Associate Director, Office of Global Health Education
Institute for Global Health and Infectious Disease
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 
Kari Corker | Global EM Fellowship Coordinator
UNC Department of Emergency Medicine
direct: +1-919-843-8067 | main: +1-919-966-6442
170 Manning Drive CB 7594
Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA 27599-7594
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Justin Myers
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Justin Myers
Justin Myers
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Additional Application / Interview Information

Please email the program director if you cannot make the application deadline. Exceptions made on a case by case basis.
Application Process

All applications must be submitted by the application deadline through the SAEM Application Portal button below. Please note, you must also register for the NRMP Match.

Application Deadline
Sep 30, 2019
Interview Date
Multiple interview dates availble, please inquire via email : Aug 29, 2019