Global emergency education

The Society of Emergency Medicine India (SEMI) has partnered with The Alfred Emergency & Trauma Centre and Monash University in Australia to develop a world-class advanced training program for India.

The Society for Emergency Medicine India (SEMI) has partnered with The Alfred Emergency & Trauma Centre and Monash University in Australia, to deliver an internationally certified emergency medicine training program for India. This highly structured program will build on your formal training in emergency medicine (DNB/MD/MEM). It is an opportunity to take your knowledge, skills and experience to an international level, and give you the confidence to practice as a skilled emergency medicine specialist in India and beyond.

Gain knowledge, skills and experience in emergency medicine with access to a group of highly experienced, internationally recognised faculty from a
major Australian Emergency and Trauma centre. This course provides a practical opportunity to examine and apply the latest evidence and international best-practice recommendations to your clinical practice.


  • Resuscitation
  • Critical care
  • Trauma
  • Cardiovascular emergencies
  • Respiratory emergencies
  • Digestive emergencies
  • Neurological emergencies
  • Infectious disease emergencies
  • Ocular & ENT emergencies
  • Psychiatric emergencies
  • Toxicology emergencies
  • Paediatric emergencies

Students will be required to complete online studies over a six-month period. Learning elements include online self-directed readings, podcasts and discussions, live online tutorials, a portfolio of assessments (including completion of a clinical logbook), and attendance at an intensive online workshop run by expert faculty from Australia and India.

This course can either be completed as a standalone certificate, or as one unit towards the Master of Public Health with Monash University.


Commencing in 2023.


This course is relevant to MDs wishing to extend their current emergency medicine training via an international program and achieve mastery in this specialty. To be eligible to attend this program, you must:

  • Hold MBBS / MD or equivalent
  • Have completed of one of: Masters in Emergency Medicine (MEM), Diplomate of National Board (DNB) in Emergency Medicine, or Doctor of Medicine (MD)
  • Have a minimum of two years’ experience working in an emergency department 
  • Provide evidence of current clinical appointment in the field of emergency medicine  
  • Hold registration with the Society of Emergency Medicine India 

This program is only open to physicians currently working and residing in India. Clinicians working in other countries, please see Emergency Medicine Theory & Practice.


Registration opening soon.  For more information, please contact the course coordinator Ann-Maree Guirguis.

Images L-R: Simulation-Fortis Hospital Noida; Asian Conference for Emergency Medicine 2019; Physician training, Fortis Hospital Noida; Trauma simulation training-CHIS Hyderabad; A/Prof Joseph Mathew – Alfred Health.