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Boston Children's Hospital Global Health

International Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship

An integrated fellowship in Global Health and Pediatric Emergency Medicine 

The International Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship prepares leaders in global health and pediatric emergency care, as well as emergency care systems. Fellows train jointly in an integrated program for American Board of Pediatrics certification in pediatric emergency medicine (PEM) and global health. PEM training is in a busy pediatric emergency department at a tertiary academic center with program faculty who have diverse research, quality improvement, medical education and project interests.

Global health training is integrated throughout the fellowship include opportunities to develop skills in; program design and implementation, academic partnerships, humanitarian aid and disaster response, emergency systems development, health program administration and funding, cross-cultural collaboration, international public health, and human rights. Global health training is completed through the Boston Children’s Hospital Division in Emergency Medicine in partnership with the Boston Children's Global Health Program and the Brigham and Women’s Division of International Emergency Medicine and Humanitarian Programs. 

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How to Apply

Applicants must be Board-certified or Board-eligible in Pediatrics or Medicine-Pediatrics. International Medical Graduates, including graduates from Canadian medical schools, must pass USMLE Steps 1, 2, and 3 by December 31, 2017.

Applicants must apply to the PEM fellowship through ERAS, and complete a separate online application for the Global Health track. Click here for more information.

Meet Our Team

Current Fellows (AY18)

Chris Rees, MD, MPH


Michelle Niescierenko, MD, MPH
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Attending & Director, Global Health Program
Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Joshua Nagler, MD, MHPEd
Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship