The Brown Disaster Medicine fellowship program, established in 2007, is designed to provide qualified physicians the opportunity to develop expertise in the related fields of Disaster Medicine (DM) and Emergency Management (EM). The Fellowship in Disaster Medicine consists of didactic lectures, seminars, focused readings, and goal-related research in a specific area of DM and EM resulting in a peer-reviewed publication.
In addition, the Fellow has the opportunity to practice real-world Disaster Preparedness and Response through our numerous domestic and international rotations, deployments, and committee membership opportunities. Upon completing the training program, graduates will be skilled in all aspects of the disaster cycle, and have the ability to assume a leadership roles in local, regional, federal, or international organizations.
Located in historic Providence, Rhode Island and founded in 1764, Brown University is the seventh-oldest college in the United States. Brown is an independent institution comprising undergraduate and graduate programs, plus The Warren Alpert Medical School, School of Public Health, School of Engineering, and the School of Professional Studies.
With its talented and motivated student body and accomplished faculty, Brown is a leading research institution that maintains a particular commitment to exceptional undergraduate instruction. Brown students come from all 50 states and more than 115 countries. Undergraduates pursue bachelor’s degrees in more than 70 concentrations, ranging from Egyptology to cognitive neuroscience. Anything’s possible at Brown—the university’s commitment to undergraduate freedom means students must take responsibility as architects of their courses of study. Brown University has 51 doctoral programs and 28 master’s programs.
Brown is frequently recognized for its global reach, many cultural events, numerous campus groups and activities, active community service programs, highly competitive athletics, and beautiful facilities located in a richly historic urban setting. Faculty in the Disaster Medicine and Emergency Preparedness Fellowship program leverage the interdisciplinary talent on the campus and have formed collaborations which strengthen the program while fostering research and training which transcends individual disciplines.