International Federation for Emergency Medicine model curriculum for medical student education in emergency medicine

Cherri Hobgood, Venkataraman Anantharaman, Glen Bandiera, Peter Cameron, Pinchas Halpern, C. James Holliman, Nicholas Jouriles, Darren Kilroy, Terrence Mulligan, Andrew Singer

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Abstract

There is a critical and growing need for emergency physicians and emergency medicine resources worldwide. To meet this need, physicians must be trained to deliver time-sensitive interventions and lifesaving emergency care. Currently, there is no internationally recognized, standard curriculum that defines the basic minimum standards for emergency medicine education. To address this lack, the International Federation for Emergency Medicine (IFEM) convened a committee of international physicians, health professionals, and other experts in emergency medicine and international emergency medicine development to outline a curriculum for foundation training of medical students in emergency medicine. This curriculum document represents the consensus of recommendations by this committee. The curriculum is designed with a focus on the basic minimum emergency medicine educational content that any medical school should be delivering to its students during their undergraduate years of training. It is not designed to be prescriptive, but to assist educators and emergency medicine leadership in advancing physician education in basic emergency medicine content. The content would be relevant, not just for communities with mature emergency medicine systems, but also for developing nations or for nations seeking to expand emergency medicine within current educational structures. We anticipate that there will be wide variability in how this curriculum is implemented and taught, reflecting the existing educational milieu, the resources available, and the goals of the institutions' educational leadership.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-7
Number of pages7
JournalInternational Journal of Emergency Medicine
Volume3
Issue number1
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StatePublished - Mar 2010
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Curriculum
  • International emergency medicine
  • Medical education
  • Medical students

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International Federation for Emergency Medicine model curriculum for medical student education in emergency medicine. / Hobgood, Cherri; Anantharaman, Venkataraman; Bandiera, Glen; Cameron, Peter; Halpern, Pinchas; Holliman, C. James; Jouriles, Nicholas; Kilroy, Darren; Mulligan, Terrence; Singer, Andrew.

In: International Journal of Emergency Medicine, Vol. 3, No. 1, 03.2010, p. 1-7.

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Hobgood, C, Anantharaman, V, Bandiera, G, Cameron, P, Halpern, P, Holliman, CJ, Jouriles, N, Kilroy, D, Mulligan, T & Singer, A 2010, 'International Federation for Emergency Medicine model curriculum for medical student education in emergency medicine', International Journal of Emergency Medicine, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12245-009-0142-7
Hobgood, Cherri ; Anantharaman, Venkataraman ; Bandiera, Glen ; Cameron, Peter ; Halpern, Pinchas ; Holliman, C. James ; Jouriles, Nicholas ; Kilroy, Darren ; Mulligan, Terrence ; Singer, Andrew. / International Federation for Emergency Medicine model curriculum for medical student education in emergency medicine. In: International Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2010 ; Vol. 3, No. 1. pp. 1-7.
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