Division of Global Health

The Center for Emergency Medicine's Division of Global Health has a diverse and comprehensive programming that includes the following:

  • Residency collaborations and exchanges with Academic Centers in Thailand and Iceland
  • HIV Testing and Care Collaborative - Department of Emergency Medicine & Department of Infectious Diseases

 

The division also supports the global health fellowship program by offering:

  • Field work opportunities with the International Medical Corps
  • A course for Case Western Reserve undergraduates and graduate students taught by division faculty titled: MPHP 540 - Operational
  • Aspects of International Disaster Relief
  • Mandatory yearly United Nations Fellows Briefings Trip
  • Monthly Global Health Journal Club

Global Health Division Faculty

Justin Yax, MD 

Justin Yax, DO, DTMH

Division Chief
Division of International Emergency Medicine
Director, Global Emergency Medicine Training Fellowship
Director, HIV Testing and Care Collaborative
Center for Emergency Medicine
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
Justin.Yax@UHhospitals.org

Sorapat Vijitakula, MD MPH 

Sorapat Vijitakula, MD, MPH

Associate Fellowship Director for Education
Global Emergency Medicine Training Fellowship
Director, Residency Global Health Education
Center for Emergency Medicine
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
Sorapat.Vijitakula@UHhospitals.org

Johnathan Sheele, MD, MPH 

Johnathan Sheele, MD, MPH

Associate Fellowship Director for Research
Global Emergency Medicine Training Fellowship
Center for Emergency Medicine
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
Johnathan.Sheele@UHhospitals.org