Pediatrics in disasters: evaluation of a global training program.

Authors:
Lindsey Cooper
Lindsey Cooper
University of Colorado Denver
Hongyan Guan
Hongyan Guan
Children's Hospital Colorado and University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine
United States
Genesis Rivera
Genesis Rivera
St. Luke's College of Medicine
Quezon City | Philippines
Joseph Wathen
Joseph Wathen
University of Colorado Denver
Benjamin Shulman
Benjamin Shulman
University of Colorado
United States
Stephen Berman
Stephen Berman
University of Colorado School of Medicine
United States

Adv Pediatr 2014 Aug 27;61(1):245-60. Epub 2014 May 27.

University of Colorado Denver, Center for Global Health-Colorado School of Public Health, 13199 East Montview Boulevard, Aurora, CO 80045, USA. Electronic address:

The findings of this evaluation document partial success for the PEDS training program to achieve its 3 aims. It will take several years for the dissemination of this program to reach a critical mass of pediatricians and other physicians in many LMICs. Obtaining stronger support from MOHs and other governmental agencies is necessary to achieve this goal. Another additional approach would be to integrate the training into medical school and residency programs.

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