Global EM Fellowship

Institution Application

SAEM endorsement of a Global Emergency Medicine fellowship program is contingent upon a review of the following: institutional environment; success of prior program graduates (if applicable); current members of the faculty fellowship team; and the proposed curriculum for future fellows. All approved Global Emergency Medicine fellowship programs must be affiliated with an ACGME-accredited Emergency Medicine residency and should have support for global health programs already in place. Essential to SAEM endorsement, eligible Global Emergency Medicine fellowship programs must provide evidence of significant collaboration with one or more international partners and sites that are capable of supporting the clinical, educational, and/or research needs of participating fellows. 

 All approved institutions must meet the criteria as set forth in the Global EM Fellowship RFA [docx].

  • Application fee is $400 for the first 3-year cycle. The renewal application fee is $500 and applications are approved for a 5-year period. Please make check payable to "SAEM" and reference "Global EM Fellowship Application."
  • Checks can be mailed to: SAEM, 1111 East Touhy Ave, Suite 540, Des Plaines, IL 60018 or faxed using the credit card form [pdf] to (847) 813-5450.

Next Application Deadline: March 15, 2018

Fellow Registration

To register a fellow from an SAEM-approved site, please complete the Fellow Registration Form [pdf]. Fellows must be members of SAEM to register.

Registration Deadline: September 14, 2017

Progress Reports

Registered fellows will need to submit an annual Fellow Progress Report [pdf].

Report Deadline: September 14, 2017


Final Report

Upon completion of an SAEM-approved global EM fellowship, registered fellows must complete the Fellow Final Progress Report Form [pdf] along with a copy of his/her transcript in order to obtain the certificate of approval.

Report Deadline: September 14, 2017


All applications, registration forms, and progress reports should be submitted electronically to