The article is a synopsis of an EM Resident's (Tim Depp, MD) experience in India during his global health elective month.
GWU, among others, has help set up a program for emergency training, which is a three-year master's program. Candidates are selected from diverse backgrounds. Faculty and senior residents are recruited from U.S. emergency medicine programs to visit and teach. Many of the physicians have had broad-ranging experiences, from working at rural military posts in Kashmir to having completed a cardiology fellowship. It is an extremely dynamic group, and the future of emergency medicine in India is bright.