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 respond to the theme.
The Overseas Training Fellowship for EM/EMS targets the emergency clinicians, emergency medical services providers and disaster responders in Hong Kong. It provides opportunities for the EM/EMS professionals 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.
The maximum amount of sponsorship is $180,000. The fellow can either attend a training course or a placement, or do both at the same. The total fellowship period, i.e. period for the course(s) and/or placement, is for a minimum of two weeks to a maximum of twelve months.
Review of applications will start in June 2017 whilst the overall application deadline is 31 August 2017. Completed application will be reviewed on first-come-first-served basis. Only shortlisted applicants will be invited for interview for next round of selection. Application will be closed once the quota of the fellowship award is filled
More detailed programme information and application documents can be obtained from the HKJCDPRI website: http://www.hkjcdpri.org.hk/overseas-training-fellowship-for-EM-EMS