Current AFEM Interns: 2016-2017
Rebecca Corder is a Public Health master's student at Columbia University in New York City. She is taking a break in the middle of the program to lend her training in epidemiology to many of the AFEM Scientific duties. These include research and data management, work with the Trauma Data Project, and management of the Scientific Committee.
Emily Chien is currently a medical student at University of California-- Los Angeles. She has a master's of public health and MBA from Johns Hopkins University, and plans to specialize in Emergency Medicine. With an interest in emergency medical systems development and a background in both business and public health, Emily has assumed a business development role for AFEM. The primary goal of her position is to contribute to AFEM's growth as a sustainable international non-profit.
Megan Banner is from Rhode Island in the US, and has a background in microbiology and wilderness first response. She has recently completely an MSc in Emergency Medicine from the University of Cape Town. She is the services coordinator for AFEM, and works primarily as the manager of the Author Assist program and as AfJEM's technical editor.
2015-2016: Jennifer Pigoga (Scientific Intern, USA), Chancy Chavula (Administrative Intern, Malawi), Paul Kim (Programs Intern, USA)
2014-2015: Bridget Griffith (Scientific Intern, USA), Crystal Bae (Executive Intern, USA)
2013-2014: Morgan Broccoli (General Intern, USA)
Become an AFEM Intern!
If you are a student or recent graduate with a strong interest in global emergency care and the development of emergency care systems, stay tuned for information about becoming an AFEM intern. Key responsibilites for all positions include conference planning, managing scientific projects, communications, fundraising, and independent research toward the advancement of emergency medicine in Africa. Applications for 2017-2018 are available until 9 December, 2016, in the "Get Involved" section of our website.