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Overseas Training Fellowship for Emergency Medicine (EM) / Emergency Medical Services (EMS) is now open for recruitment

Summer 2017 Programme Theme

Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI) Overseas Training Fellowship for Emergency Medicine (EM) / Emergency Medical Services (EMS) is now open for application.

Concerning the potential risks of Hong Kong’s urban environment, the theme of fellowship programme in Summer 2017 is “Strengthening the Emergency Response / Preparedness of Urban Disasters in Hong Kong”. Selection preference will be given to applications in response to the theme.

 

Background

The Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI) is committed to establish Hong Kong as a regional and international leader in disaster preparedness and response training, and to promote local community resilience.

The initiative of Overseas Training Fellowships is an effort to bring into Hong Kong the most comprehensive and updated knowledge through enabling local healthcare professionals to study or work at renowned overseas training institutes or disaster-related agencies. This is a unique opportunity for healthcare professionals to enhance their knowledge and skills in disaster preparedness and response in the practical and real setting.

The HKJCDPRI Overseas Training Fellowship for Emergency Medicine (EM) / Emergency Medical Services (EMS) provide opportunities for emergency clinicians, emergency medical services providers and disaster responders in Hong Kong to acquire and improve their skills in emergency clinical care and/or disaster response and/or preparedness, as well as fostering their leadership and medical oversight of disasters and/or emergency healthcare systems.