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MEM – GWU International

Earn an advanced international degree in Emergency Medicine

Course Outcomes:

About the course:

Emergency Medicine in India is a rapidly evolving specialty, yet its significance cannot be overstated given the immense burden of acute illnesses and injuries on our healthcare systems. With reports indicating a need for at least 130,000 additional emergency medicine specialists in the country, the demand for trained professionals is undeniable.

 

MEM with George Washington University presents a unique opportunity for doctors to deepen their expertise while earning an internationally renowned degree. This 3-year post-graduate program focuses on specific clinical topics and procedures each month, providing a comprehensive education through case-based, evidence-based learning sessions led by both in-house faculty and experts from the Ronald Reagan Institute of Emergency Medicine, USA. The curriculum includes didactic presentations, journal club article reviews, simulation exercises, guest lectures, and online educational materials to enrich the learning experience.

 

Hands-on clinical training in emergency departments, along with rotations in key clinical services, ensures that learners develop essential knowledge and skills in core topics. Additionally, selected participants will have the chance to undertake observership at George Washington University Hospital in Washington, D.C., further expanding their practical experience and knowledge base. MEM-GWU opens promising career opportunities for passionate doctors in various settings, including hospital emergency departments, as well as in the naval and aviation sectors.

Curriculum:


Year 1

1
Module 1: Resuscitation
  • Sudden Cardiac Death
  • Anaphylaxis, Allergies, and Angioedema
  • Acid-Base Disorders 
  • Blood Gases, Pulse Oximetry, and Capnography
  • Fluids and Electrolytes
  • Basic Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • Defibrillation and Cardioversion
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Resuscitation in Pregnancy
  • Post-Cardiac Arrest Syndrome
  • Ethical Issues of Resuscitation
  • Cardinal Presentations
  • Focus Clinical Procedures: Management of Cardiac/Pulmonary Arrest - Adult
2
Module 2: Cardiovascular Diseases I
  • Acute Coronary Syndromes
  • Cardiogenic Shock
  • Low-Probability Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Syncope
  • Acute Heart Failure
  • Valvular Emergencies
  • Cardiomyopathies and Pericardial Disease
  • Focus Clinical Procedures: Transthoracic/Transvenous Pacing
3
Module 3: Airway Management
  • Noninvasive Airway Management and Supraglottic Airways
  • Intubation and Mechanical Ventilation
  • Surgical Airways
  • Complications of Airway Devices
  • Focus Clinical Procedures: Endotracheal Intubation/Rapid sequence intubation 
4
Module 4: Pediatrics I
  • Emergency Care of Children
  • Resuscitation of Children
  • Pediatric Trauma
  • Intubation and Ventilation in Infants and Children
  • Intravenous and Intraosseous Access in Infants and Children
  • Pain Management and Procedural Sedation in Infants and Children
  • Fever and Serious Bacterial Illness in Infants and Children
  • Meningitis in Infants and Children
  • Ear and Mastoid Disorders in Infants and Children
  • Eye Emergencies in Infants and Children
  • Focus Clinical Procedure: Management of Cardiac/Pulmonary Arrest- Pediatric
5
Module 5: Shock
  • Approach to Shock
  • Fluid and Blood Resuscitation in Traumatic Shock
  • Pharmacology of Vasopressors and Inotropes
  • Shock 
  • Focus Clinical Procedure: Central Venous Catheter
6
Module 6: Infectious Disease
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections
  • Toxic Shock Syndromes
  • Sepsis.
  • Soft Tissue Infections
  • Serious Viral Infections
  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection
  • Endocarditis
  • Occupational Exposures, Infection Control,and Standard Precautions
  • Pharmacology of Antimicrobials
  • Focus Clinical Procedure: Incision and Drainage
7
Module 7: Trauma I
  • Trauma in Adults
  • Trauma in the Elderly
  • Trauma in Pregnancy
  • Head Trauma
  • Spine Trauma
  • Trauma to the Face
  • Focus Clinical Procedure: Trauma resuscitation - Adult & pediatric
8
Module 8: Gastrointestinal System
  • Acute Abdominal Pain
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Disorders Presenting Primarily With Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Esophageal Emergencies
  • Peptic Ulcer Disease and Gastritis
  • Pancreatitis and Cholecystitis
  • Hepatic Disorders
  • Acute Appendicitis
  • Diverticulitis
  • Bowel Obstruction
  • Hernias
  • Anorectal Disorders
  • Gastrointestinal Procedures and Devices
  • Complications of General Surgical Procedures
  • Focus Clinical Procedures: Gastric tube replacement, hernia reduction, Anorectal Procedures
9
Module 9: Orthopedics I: Traumatic Bone and Joint Injuries
  • Initial Evaluation and Management of Orthopedic Injuries
  • Injuries to the Hand and Digits
  • Wrist Injuries
  • Elbow and Forearm Injuries
  • Shoulder and Humerus Injuries
  • Pelvis Injuries
  • Hip and Femur Injuries
  • Knee Injuries
  • Leg Injuries
  • Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Injuries
  • Compartment Syndrome
  • Focus Clinical Procedures: Fracture Reduction/Splinting
10
Module 10: Toxicology I
  • General Management of Poisoned Patients
  • Cyclic Antidepressants
  • Atypical and Serotonergic Antidepressants
  • Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors
  • Antipsychotics
  • Lithium
  • Barbiturates
  • Benzodiazepines
  • Nonbenzodiazepine Sedatives
  • Alcohols
  • Opioids
  • Cocaine and Amphetamines
  • Hallucinogens
  • Salicylates
  • Acetaminophen
  • Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs
  • Methylxanthines and Nicotine
  • Digitalis Glycosides
  • Beta-Blockers
  • Calcium Channel Blockers
  • Antihypertensives
  • Anticonvulsants
  • Iron
  • Hydrocarbons and Volatile Substances
  • Caustic Ingestions
  • Focus Clinical Procedures: Arterial Line
11
Module 11: Neurology
  • Neurologic Examination
  • Headache
  • Spontaneous Subarachnoid and Intracerebral Hemorrhage
  • Stroke Syndromes
  • Altered Mental Status and Coma
  • Ataxia and Gait Disturbances
  • Vertigo
  • Seizures
  • Acute Peripheral Neurologic Disorders
  • Chronic Neurologic Disorders
  • Central Nervous System and Spinal Infections
  • Central Nervous System Procedures and Devices
  • Focus Clinical Procedures: Regional Anesthesia
12
Module 12: Review

Year 2

1
Module 13: Orientation
  • Focus Clinical Procedure : Management of Cardiac/Pulmonary Arrest - Adult & Pediatric
2
Module 14: Cardiovascular Diseases II
  • Venous Thromboembolism
  • Systemic Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Aortic Dissection and Related Aortic Syndromes
  • Aneurysmal Disease
  • Arterial Occlusion
  • Focus Clinical Procedure : Defib/Cardioversion
3
Module 15: Trauma II
  • Trauma to the Neck
  • Pulmonary Trauma
  • Cardiac Trauma
  • Abdominal Trauma
  • Trauma to the Flank and Buttocks
  • Genitourinary Trauma
  • Trauma to the Extremities
  • Focus Clinical Procedures: Tube Thoracostomy, Peritoneal Lavage
4
Module 16: Pediatrics II
  • Stridor and Drooling in Infants and Children
  • Wheezing in Infants and Children
  • Pneumonia in Infants and Children
  • Congenital and Acquired Pediatric Heart Disease
  • Syncope, Dysrhythmias, and ECG Interpretation in Children
  • Vomiting, Diarrhea, and Dehydration in Infants and Children
  • Fluid and Electrolyte Therapy in Infants and Children
  • Acute Abdominal Pain in Infants and Children
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding in Infants and Children
  • Urinary Tract Infection in Infants and Children
  • Pediatric Urologic and Gynecologic Disorders
  • Renal Emergencies in Children
  • Seizures in Infants and Children
  • Focus Clinical Procedures: IO/Venous Cutdown
5
Module 17: Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
  • Abdominal and Pelvic Pain in the Nonpregnant Female
  • Ectopic Pregnancy and Emergencies in the First 20 Weeks of Pregnancy
  • Comorbid Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Maternal Emergencies After 20 Weeks of Pregnancy and in the Postpartum Period
  • Emergency Delivery
  • Vulvovaginitis
  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
  • Breast Disorders
  • Complications of Gynecologic Procedures
  • Focus Clinical Procedures: Vaginal Delivery
6
Module 18: Pulmonary Disorders
  • Respiratory Distress
  • Hemoptysis
  • Acute Bronchitis and Upper Respiratory Tract Infections
  • Pneumonia and Pulmonary Infiltrates
  • Lung Empyema and Abscess
  • Tuberculosis
  • Pneumothorax
  • Acute Asthma
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Focus Clinical Procedure: Ventilator Management
7
Module 19: Soft Tissue/ Wound Care
  • Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
  • Acute Pain Management
  • Local and Regional Anesthesia
  • Procedural Sedation
  • Chronic Pain
  • Wound Evaluation
  • Wound Preparation
  • Wound Closure
  • Face and Scalp Lacerations
  • Arm and Hand Lacerations
  • Leg and Foot Lacerations
  • Soft Tissue Foreign Bodies
  • Puncture Wounds and Bites
  • Post repair Wound Care
  • Focus Clinical Procedure: Laceration Repair
8
Module 20: Psychosocial Disorders/Violence
  • Mental Health Disorders: ED Evaluation and Disposition
  • Acute Agitation
  • Mental Health Disorders of the Elderly
  • Mood and Anxiety Disorders
  • Psychoses
  • Eating Disorders
  • Substance Use Disorders
  • Female and Male Sexual Assault
  • Intimate Partner Violence and Abuse
  • Abuse of the Elderly and Impaired
  • Focus Clinical Procedure: 4-point Restraint
9
Module 21: Pediatrics III
  • Headache in Children
  • Altered Mental Status in Children
  • Head Injury in Infants and Children
  • Cervical Spine Injury in Infants and Children
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders in Children
  • Rashes in Infants and Children
  • Sickle Cell Disease In Children
  • Oncologic and Hematologic Emergencies in Children
  • Metabolic Emergencies in Infants and Children
  • Diabetes In Children
  • The Child With Special Healthcare Needs
  • Behavioral Disorders in Children
  • Child Abuse and Neglect
  • Focus Clinical Procedure: Lumbar Puncture
10
Module 22: Endocrine Disorders
  • Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus
  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Alcoholic Ketoacidosis
  • Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic State
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Focus Clinical Procedure: SVT Conversion
11
Module 23: ENT & Ophthalmology
  • Eye Emergencies
  • Ear Disorders
  • Face and Jaw Emergencies
  • Nose and Sinuses
  • Oral and Dental Emergencies
  • Neck and Upper Airway
  • Complications of Airway Devices
  • Focus Clinical Procedure: Slit Lamp, Nasal Packing
12
Module 24: Review

Year 3

1
Module 25: Orientation
  • Focus Clinical Procedure : Cardiac/Pulm Arrest - Adult & Pediatric
2
Module 26: Cardiac Critical Care
  • Cardiac Rhythm Disturbances
  • Pharmacology of Antiarrhythmics and Antihypertensives
  • Pharmacology of Vasopressors and Inotropes
  • Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
  • Focus Clinical Procedures : Cricothyroidotomy/Transtracheal Ventilation; Tracheostomy Tube Replacement
3
Module 27: Radiology
  • Chest Radiology
  • Abdominal Radiography
  • Skeletal Radiology: Upper Extremity
  • Skeletal Radiology: Lower Extremity
  • Cervical Spine Radiology
  • Head CT
  • Facial Radiology
  • Case Studies
  • Focus Clinical Procedure : Bedside Ultrasound, Arthrocentesis
4
Module 28: Neonatology
  • Neonatal and Pediatric Transport
  • Resuscitation of Neonates
  • Neonatal Emergencies and Common Neonatal Problems
  • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and Apparent Life-Threatening Event
  • Focus Clinical Procedure :Umbilical Vein Catheterization
5
Module 29: Procedures/ Research
  • Vascular Access
  • Hemodynamic Monitoring
  • Cardiac Pacing and Implanted Defibrillation .
  • Pericardiocentesis
  • Books to refer: Clinical Procedures in Emergency Medicine and Acute Care -Roberts and Hedges’ 7th Edition; Emergency Care Research - ACEP Research Primer
  • Focus Clinical Procedure: Procedural Sedation
6
Module 30: Orthopedics II: Non-Traumatic Injuries
  • Neck and Back Pain
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Hip and Knee Pain
  • Systemic Rheumatic Diseases
  • Nontraumatic Disorders of the Hand
  • Joints and Bursae
  • Soft Tissue Problems of the Foot
  • Focus Clinical Procedures: Joint reduction, Compartment Syndrome
7
Module 31: Tropical Infectious Diseases
  • Tetanus
  • Rabies
  • Malaria
  • Food and Waterborne Illnesses
  • Zoonotic Infections
  • Global Travelers
  • Focus Clinical Procedure: Pericardiocentesis
8
Module 32: Renal and Genitourinary Systems
  • Acute Kidney Injury
  • Rhabdomyolysis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Urinary Tract Infections and Hematuria
  • Acute Urinary Retention
  • Male Genital Problems
  • Urologic Stone Disease
  • Complications of Urologic Procedures and Devices
  • Focus Clinical Procedure: Paracentesis
9
Module 33: Toxicology II and Environmental Injuries
  • Pesticides
  • Anticholinergics
  • Metals and Metalloids
  • Industrial Toxins
  • Vitamins and Herbals
  • Antimicrobials
  • Dyshemoglobinemias
  • Cold Injuries
  • Hypothermia
  • Heat Emergencies
  • Bites and Stings
  • Reptile Bites
  • Marine Trauma and Envenomation
  • Diving Disorders
  • Drowning
  • Thermal Burns
  • Chemical Burns
  • Electrical and Lightning Injuries
  • Mushroom Poisoning
  • Poisonous Plants
  • High-Altitude Disorders
  • Carbon Monoxide
  • Focus Clinical Procedure: Gastric Lavage
10
Module 34: Hematologic and Oncologic Disorders; Dermatology
  • Anemia
  • Tests of Hemostasis
  • Acquired Bleeding Disorders
  • Clotting Disorders
  • Hemophilias and von Willebrand’s Disease
  • Sickle Cell Disease and Hereditary Hemolytic Anemias
  • Acquired Hemolytic Anemia
  • Transfusion Therapy
  • Thrombotics and Antithrombotics
  • Emergency Complications of Malignancy
  • Initial Evaluation and Management of Skin Disorders
  • Generalized Skin Disorders
  • Skin Disorders: Face and Scalp
  • Skin Disorders: Trunk
  • Skin Disorders: Groin and Skinfolds
  • Skin Disorders: Extremities
  • Focus Clinical Procedure: Foreign Body Removal
11
Module 35: Administrative/Emergency Public Health/EMS/Disaster
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Prehospital Equipment
  • Air Medical Transport
  • Mass Gatherings
  • Disaster Preparedness
  • Natural Disasters
  • Bomb, Blast, and Crush Injuries
  • Chemical Disasters
  • Bioterrorism
  • Radiation Injuries
  • Death Notification and Advance Directives
  • Military Medicine
  • Legal Issues in Emergency Medicine
  • Focus Clinical Procedure: Thoracentesis
12
Module 36: Review

Who this course is for:

Eligibility:

MBBS and foreign medical graduates who have cleared FMGE Examination

Knowledge Partner:

MEM is offered in collaboration with George Washington School of Medicine & Health Sciences. Through the combined expertise of faculty from The Ronald Reagan Institute of Emergency Medicine at the George Washington University (RRIEM/GWU) and Aster hospitals, residents will receive comprehensive education and guidance tailored to the intricacies of emergency medicine, ensuring their readiness for the challenges they will face in the field.

Training Centers:

Aster CMI Hospital, New Airport Road, Bengaluru – Recognized as a premier healthcare institution in Bangalore, Aster CMI Hospital houses nearly 500 beds and cutting-edge facilities, providing a wide array of services from primary to quaternary care.

 

Aster RV Hospital, JP Nagar, Bengaluru- Aster RV Hospital is a state-of-the-art super-specialty medical center with over 250 beds. Offering primary to quaternary care, it features top-notch infrastructure and technology, including a 53-bed ICU to critical medical needs.

FAQ:

The admission process commences with the completion and submission of the application form. After a thorough review of the application, eligible candidates will be invited to take an online entrance test. This test comprises 50 objective type questions and lasts for one hour. The candidates who clear the entrance test will proceed to a face-to-face interview with the academic team.
Yes. We offer opportunities to avail financial aid to the candidates who quality for enrolling in the program.
The learners will receive hands-on-clinical training in emergency departments and other important clinical departments. Each year, the learners will spend majority of their time in emergency departments and the remainder rotating through other departments such as ICU, Trauma, PICU/NICU, Anaesthesia, OB/Gyn etc. In addition, each day there will be case presentations and educational seminars to further the learning experience of the learner. The residents will receive instruction from a combination of faculty from Ronald Reagan Institute of Emergency Medicine or their designees and in-house faculty from the training hospital.
Residents will undergo continuous evaluation throughout the 36-month curriculum, aligning with their progressive experience, knowledge, and responsibilities. During ED rotations, residents will conduct weekly self-evaluations, which will be reviewed by attending supervisors based on competency milestones. Bi-annual faculty meetings will assess all residents' progress, followed by individual review sessions with the program director. Monthly post-tests using online questions will track progress and highlight areas for further study. Quarterly exams will serve as summative assessments and prepare residents for end-of-year testing. Successful completion of minimum performance standards is required to sit for end-of-year exams and graduate from the program. Additionally, yearly written and oral exams covering core emergency medicine topics will be conducted by faculty.
Yes, there is an application fee for the MEM program. Candidates are required to pay an application fee of Rs. 5900 (inclusive of taxes), which covers the application, online examination, and interview fees. Please note that this fee is non-refundable.
Once you have been offered a seat in the course, you will need to secure your spot by paying a seat confirmation fee of Rs. 1.5 lakh within 5 days of receiving your interview results. Please be aware that this amount is non-refundable. Seat allocation follows a first-come, first-served policy, giving priority to those who have completed their fee payment. To ensure your place in the program, we encourage you to finalize your payment promptly.
No refunds are available for this course. If a student decides to discontinue, any payments made, whether personally or through a loan, will be forfeited. Additionally, the seat may be reassigned to another student. Furthermore, in the event of withdrawals or non-payment of dues, 100% of the payment made will be forfeited.

Curriculum:


Year 1

1
Module 1: Resuscitation
  • Sudden Cardiac Death
  • Anaphylaxis, Allergies, and Angioedema
  • Acid-Base Disorders 
  • Blood Gases, Pulse Oximetry, and Capnography
  • Fluids and Electrolytes
  • Basic Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • Defibrillation and Cardioversion
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Resuscitation in Pregnancy
  • Post-Cardiac Arrest Syndrome
  • Ethical Issues of Resuscitation
  • Cardinal Presentations
  • Focus Clinical Procedures: Management of Cardiac/Pulmonary Arrest - Adult
2
Module 2: Cardiovascular Diseases I
  • Acute Coronary Syndromes
  • Cardiogenic Shock
  • Low-Probability Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Syncope
  • Acute Heart Failure
  • Valvular Emergencies
  • Cardiomyopathies and Pericardial Disease
  • Focus Clinical Procedures: Transthoracic/Transvenous Pacing
3
Module 3: Airway Management
  • Noninvasive Airway Management and Supraglottic Airways
  • Intubation and Mechanical Ventilation
  • Surgical Airways
  • Complications of Airway Devices
  • Focus Clinical Procedures: Endotracheal Intubation/Rapid sequence intubation 
4
Module 4: Pediatrics I
  • Emergency Care of Children
  • Resuscitation of Children
  • Pediatric Trauma
  • Intubation and Ventilation in Infants and Children
  • Intravenous and Intraosseous Access in Infants and Children
  • Pain Management and Procedural Sedation in Infants and Children
  • Fever and Serious Bacterial Illness in Infants and Children
  • Meningitis in Infants and Children
  • Ear and Mastoid Disorders in Infants and Children
  • Eye Emergencies in Infants and Children
  • Focus Clinical Procedure: Management of Cardiac/Pulmonary Arrest- Pediatric
5
Module 5: Shock
  • Approach to Shock
  • Fluid and Blood Resuscitation in Traumatic Shock
  • Pharmacology of Vasopressors and Inotropes
  • Shock 
  • Focus Clinical Procedure: Central Venous Catheter
6
Module 6: Infectious Disease
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections
  • Toxic Shock Syndromes
  • Sepsis.
  • Soft Tissue Infections
  • Serious Viral Infections
  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection
  • Endocarditis
  • Occupational Exposures, Infection Control,and Standard Precautions
  • Pharmacology of Antimicrobials
  • Focus Clinical Procedure: Incision and Drainage
7
Module 7: Trauma I
  • Trauma in Adults
  • Trauma in the Elderly
  • Trauma in Pregnancy
  • Head Trauma
  • Spine Trauma
  • Trauma to the Face
  • Focus Clinical Procedure: Trauma resuscitation - Adult & pediatric
8
Module 8: Gastrointestinal System
  • Acute Abdominal Pain
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Disorders Presenting Primarily With Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Esophageal Emergencies
  • Peptic Ulcer Disease and Gastritis
  • Pancreatitis and Cholecystitis
  • Hepatic Disorders
  • Acute Appendicitis
  • Diverticulitis
  • Bowel Obstruction
  • Hernias
  • Anorectal Disorders
  • Gastrointestinal Procedures and Devices
  • Complications of General Surgical Procedures
  • Focus Clinical Procedures: Gastric tube replacement, hernia reduction, Anorectal Procedures
9
Module 9: Orthopedics I: Traumatic Bone and Joint Injuries
  • Initial Evaluation and Management of Orthopedic Injuries
  • Injuries to the Hand and Digits
  • Wrist Injuries
  • Elbow and Forearm Injuries
  • Shoulder and Humerus Injuries
  • Pelvis Injuries
  • Hip and Femur Injuries
  • Knee Injuries
  • Leg Injuries
  • Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Injuries
  • Compartment Syndrome
  • Focus Clinical Procedures: Fracture Reduction/Splinting
10
Module 10: Toxicology I
  • General Management of Poisoned Patients
  • Cyclic Antidepressants
  • Atypical and Serotonergic Antidepressants
  • Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors
  • Antipsychotics
  • Lithium
  • Barbiturates
  • Benzodiazepines
  • Nonbenzodiazepine Sedatives
  • Alcohols
  • Opioids
  • Cocaine and Amphetamines
  • Hallucinogens
  • Salicylates
  • Acetaminophen
  • Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs
  • Methylxanthines and Nicotine
  • Digitalis Glycosides
  • Beta-Blockers
  • Calcium Channel Blockers
  • Antihypertensives
  • Anticonvulsants
  • Iron
  • Hydrocarbons and Volatile Substances
  • Caustic Ingestions
  • Focus Clinical Procedures: Arterial Line
11
Module 11: Neurology
  • Neurologic Examination
  • Headache
  • Spontaneous Subarachnoid and Intracerebral Hemorrhage
  • Stroke Syndromes
  • Altered Mental Status and Coma
  • Ataxia and Gait Disturbances
  • Vertigo
  • Seizures
  • Acute Peripheral Neurologic Disorders
  • Chronic Neurologic Disorders
  • Central Nervous System and Spinal Infections
  • Central Nervous System Procedures and Devices
  • Focus Clinical Procedures: Regional Anesthesia
12
Module 12: Review

Year 2

1
Module 13: Orientation
  • Focus Clinical Procedure : Management of Cardiac/Pulmonary Arrest - Adult & Pediatric
2
Module 14: Cardiovascular Diseases II
  • Venous Thromboembolism
  • Systemic Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Aortic Dissection and Related Aortic Syndromes
  • Aneurysmal Disease
  • Arterial Occlusion
  • Focus Clinical Procedure : Defib/Cardioversion
3
Module 15: Trauma II
  • Trauma to the Neck
  • Pulmonary Trauma
  • Cardiac Trauma
  • Abdominal Trauma
  • Trauma to the Flank and Buttocks
  • Genitourinary Trauma
  • Trauma to the Extremities
  • Focus Clinical Procedures: Tube Thoracostomy, Peritoneal Lavage
4
Module 16: Pediatrics II
  • Stridor and Drooling in Infants and Children
  • Wheezing in Infants and Children
  • Pneumonia in Infants and Children
  • Congenital and Acquired Pediatric Heart Disease
  • Syncope, Dysrhythmias, and ECG Interpretation in Children
  • Vomiting, Diarrhea, and Dehydration in Infants and Children
  • Fluid and Electrolyte Therapy in Infants and Children
  • Acute Abdominal Pain in Infants and Children
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding in Infants and Children
  • Urinary Tract Infection in Infants and Children
  • Pediatric Urologic and Gynecologic Disorders
  • Renal Emergencies in Children
  • Seizures in Infants and Children
  • Focus Clinical Procedures: IO/Venous Cutdown
5
Module 17: Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
  • Abdominal and Pelvic Pain in the Nonpregnant Female
  • Ectopic Pregnancy and Emergencies in the First 20 Weeks of Pregnancy
  • Comorbid Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Maternal Emergencies After 20 Weeks of Pregnancy and in the Postpartum Period
  • Emergency Delivery
  • Vulvovaginitis
  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
  • Breast Disorders
  • Complications of Gynecologic Procedures
  • Focus Clinical Procedures: Vaginal Delivery
6
Module 18: Pulmonary Disorders
  • Respiratory Distress
  • Hemoptysis
  • Acute Bronchitis and Upper Respiratory Tract Infections
  • Pneumonia and Pulmonary Infiltrates
  • Lung Empyema and Abscess
  • Tuberculosis
  • Pneumothorax
  • Acute Asthma
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Focus Clinical Procedure: Ventilator Management
7
Module 19: Soft Tissue/ Wound Care
  • Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
  • Acute Pain Management
  • Local and Regional Anesthesia
  • Procedural Sedation
  • Chronic Pain
  • Wound Evaluation
  • Wound Preparation
  • Wound Closure
  • Face and Scalp Lacerations
  • Arm and Hand Lacerations
  • Leg and Foot Lacerations
  • Soft Tissue Foreign Bodies
  • Puncture Wounds and Bites
  • Post repair Wound Care
  • Focus Clinical Procedure: Laceration Repair
8
Module 20: Psychosocial Disorders/Violence
  • Mental Health Disorders: ED Evaluation and Disposition
  • Acute Agitation
  • Mental Health Disorders of the Elderly
  • Mood and Anxiety Disorders
  • Psychoses
  • Eating Disorders
  • Substance Use Disorders
  • Female and Male Sexual Assault
  • Intimate Partner Violence and Abuse
  • Abuse of the Elderly and Impaired
  • Focus Clinical Procedure: 4-point Restraint
9
Module 21: Pediatrics III
  • Headache in Children
  • Altered Mental Status in Children
  • Head Injury in Infants and Children
  • Cervical Spine Injury in Infants and Children
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders in Children
  • Rashes in Infants and Children
  • Sickle Cell Disease In Children
  • Oncologic and Hematologic Emergencies in Children
  • Metabolic Emergencies in Infants and Children
  • Diabetes In Children
  • The Child With Special Healthcare Needs
  • Behavioral Disorders in Children
  • Child Abuse and Neglect
  • Focus Clinical Procedure: Lumbar Puncture
10
Module 22: Endocrine Disorders
  • Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus
  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Alcoholic Ketoacidosis
  • Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic State
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Focus Clinical Procedure: SVT Conversion
11
Module 23: ENT & Ophthalmology
  • Eye Emergencies
  • Ear Disorders
  • Face and Jaw Emergencies
  • Nose and Sinuses
  • Oral and Dental Emergencies
  • Neck and Upper Airway
  • Complications of Airway Devices
  • Focus Clinical Procedure: Slit Lamp, Nasal Packing
12
Module 24: Review

Year 3

1
Module 25: Orientation
  • Focus Clinical Procedure : Cardiac/Pulm Arrest - Adult & Pediatric
2
Module 26: Cardiac Critical Care
  • Cardiac Rhythm Disturbances
  • Pharmacology of Antiarrhythmics and Antihypertensives
  • Pharmacology of Vasopressors and Inotropes
  • Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
  • Focus Clinical Procedures : Cricothyroidotomy/Transtracheal Ventilation; Tracheostomy Tube Replacement
3
Module 27: Radiology
  • Chest Radiology
  • Abdominal Radiography
  • Skeletal Radiology: Upper Extremity
  • Skeletal Radiology: Lower Extremity
  • Cervical Spine Radiology
  • Head CT
  • Facial Radiology
  • Case Studies
  • Focus Clinical Procedure : Bedside Ultrasound, Arthrocentesis
4
Module 28: Neonatology
  • Neonatal and Pediatric Transport
  • Resuscitation of Neonates
  • Neonatal Emergencies and Common Neonatal Problems
  • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and Apparent Life-Threatening Event
  • Focus Clinical Procedure :Umbilical Vein Catheterization
5
Module 29: Procedures/ Research
  • Vascular Access
  • Hemodynamic Monitoring
  • Cardiac Pacing and Implanted Defibrillation .
  • Pericardiocentesis
  • Books to refer: Clinical Procedures in Emergency Medicine and Acute Care -Roberts and Hedges’ 7th Edition; Emergency Care Research - ACEP Research Primer
  • Focus Clinical Procedure: Procedural Sedation
6
Module 30: Orthopedics II: Non-Traumatic Injuries
  • Neck and Back Pain
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Hip and Knee Pain
  • Systemic Rheumatic Diseases
  • Nontraumatic Disorders of the Hand
  • Joints and Bursae
  • Soft Tissue Problems of the Foot
  • Focus Clinical Procedures: Joint reduction, Compartment Syndrome
7
Module 31: Tropical Infectious Diseases
  • Tetanus
  • Rabies
  • Malaria
  • Food and Waterborne Illnesses
  • Zoonotic Infections
  • Global Travelers
  • Focus Clinical Procedure: Pericardiocentesis
8
Module 32: Renal and Genitourinary Systems
  • Acute Kidney Injury
  • Rhabdomyolysis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Urinary Tract Infections and Hematuria
  • Acute Urinary Retention
  • Male Genital Problems
  • Urologic Stone Disease
  • Complications of Urologic Procedures and Devices
  • Focus Clinical Procedure: Paracentesis
9
Module 33: Toxicology II and Environmental Injuries
  • Pesticides
  • Anticholinergics
  • Metals and Metalloids
  • Industrial Toxins
  • Vitamins and Herbals
  • Antimicrobials
  • Dyshemoglobinemias
  • Cold Injuries
  • Hypothermia
  • Heat Emergencies
  • Bites and Stings
  • Reptile Bites
  • Marine Trauma and Envenomation
  • Diving Disorders
  • Drowning
  • Thermal Burns
  • Chemical Burns
  • Electrical and Lightning Injuries
  • Mushroom Poisoning
  • Poisonous Plants
  • High-Altitude Disorders
  • Carbon Monoxide
  • Focus Clinical Procedure: Gastric Lavage
10
Module 34: Hematologic and Oncologic Disorders; Dermatology
  • Anemia
  • Tests of Hemostasis
  • Acquired Bleeding Disorders
  • Clotting Disorders
  • Hemophilias and von Willebrand’s Disease
  • Sickle Cell Disease and Hereditary Hemolytic Anemias
  • Acquired Hemolytic Anemia
  • Transfusion Therapy
  • Thrombotics and Antithrombotics
  • Emergency Complications of Malignancy
  • Initial Evaluation and Management of Skin Disorders
  • Generalized Skin Disorders
  • Skin Disorders: Face and Scalp
  • Skin Disorders: Trunk
  • Skin Disorders: Groin and Skinfolds
  • Skin Disorders: Extremities
  • Focus Clinical Procedure: Foreign Body Removal
11
Module 35: Administrative/Emergency Public Health/EMS/Disaster
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Prehospital Equipment
  • Air Medical Transport
  • Mass Gatherings
  • Disaster Preparedness
  • Natural Disasters
  • Bomb, Blast, and Crush Injuries
  • Chemical Disasters
  • Bioterrorism
  • Radiation Injuries
  • Death Notification and Advance Directives
  • Military Medicine
  • Legal Issues in Emergency Medicine
  • Focus Clinical Procedure: Thoracentesis
12
Module 36: Review

FAQ:

The admission process commences with the completion and submission of the application form. After a thorough review of the application, eligible candidates will be invited to take an online entrance test. This test comprises 50 objective type questions and lasts for one hour. The candidates who clear the entrance test will proceed to a face-to-face interview with the academic team.
Yes. We offer opportunities to avail financial aid to the candidates who quality for enrolling in the program.
The learners will receive hands-on-clinical training in emergency departments and other important clinical departments. Each year, the learners will spend majority of their time in emergency departments and the remainder rotating through other departments such as ICU, Trauma, PICU/NICU, Anaesthesia, OB/Gyn etc. In addition, each day there will be case presentations and educational seminars to further the learning experience of the learner. The residents will receive instruction from a combination of faculty from Ronald Reagan Institute of Emergency Medicine or their designees and in-house faculty from the training hospital.
Residents will undergo continuous evaluation throughout the 36-month curriculum, aligning with their progressive experience, knowledge, and responsibilities. During ED rotations, residents will conduct weekly self-evaluations, which will be reviewed by attending supervisors based on competency milestones. Bi-annual faculty meetings will assess all residents' progress, followed by individual review sessions with the program director. Monthly post-tests using online questions will track progress and highlight areas for further study. Quarterly exams will serve as summative assessments and prepare residents for end-of-year testing. Successful completion of minimum performance standards is required to sit for end-of-year exams and graduate from the program. Additionally, yearly written and oral exams covering core emergency medicine topics will be conducted by faculty.
Yes, there is an application fee for the MEM program. Candidates are required to pay an application fee of Rs. 5900 (inclusive of taxes), which covers the application, online examination, and interview fees. Please note that this fee is non-refundable.
Once you have been offered a seat in the course, you will need to secure your spot by paying a seat confirmation fee of Rs. 1.5 lakh within 5 days of receiving your interview results. Please be aware that this amount is non-refundable. Seat allocation follows a first-come, first-served policy, giving priority to those who have completed their fee payment. To ensure your place in the program, we encourage you to finalize your payment promptly.
No refunds are available for this course. If a student decides to discontinue, any payments made, whether personally or through a loan, will be forfeited. Additionally, the seat may be reassigned to another student. Furthermore, in the event of withdrawals or non-payment of dues, 100% of the payment made will be forfeited.

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