WADEM created affiliate memberships for institutions and organizations that share an abiding interest and mission in advancing disaster and emergency health to their membership, faculty, staff, etc. WADEM created this “affiliation” option to membership to help foster international collaboration and research with like-minded institutions and organizations.
The American Academy of Disaster Medicine (AADM) exists to educate healthcare professionals and allied disciplines (e.g., anthropologists, urban planners, chaplains) in disaster and global health preparedness and response. AADM works with multiple organizations to define disaster medicine as a discrete, interdisciplinary specialty and to develop foundations of knowledge, core capabilities, and professional standards – creating a Disaster Medicine Learning Community that promotes community health resilience. Disaster medicine certification reinforces to international, federal, state, and local officials that disaster certified professionals are qualified to contribute to relief and recovery during times of a crisis.
The American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians (ACOEP) exists to support quality emergency medical care, promote interests of osteopathic emergency physicians, support development and implementation of osteopathic emergency medical education, and advance the philosophy and practice of osteopathic medicine through a system of quality and cost effective healthcare in a distinct, unified profession.
The BIDMC Fellowship in Disaster Medicine, an affiliated fellowship of the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative at Harvard University, is designed to provide qualified fellows the opportunity to develop an expertise in the related fields of Disaster Medicine (DM) and Emergency Management (EM). Through extensive domestic and global rotations, fellows experience the practice of these disciplines in real-life, in addition to learning them in the classroom. With related offerings in Crisis Leadership, Counter-Terrorism Medicine, International EMS Disaster Operations, and Disaster Nursing, the BIDMC Fellowship in Disaster Medicine provides a comprehensive educational experience.
The CBRNE Collaborative is community of experts who collectively aim to better educate and inform CBRNE training for individuals involved in HPC sectors and roles. CBRNE Collaborative works with Canadian and international partners to build emergency and disaster response networks, and medical and communications training.
Emergency Physicians Association of Turkey (EPAT) was established in 1999, and is a society of emergency medicine specialists. The primary mission of EPAT is to promote the development of emergency medicine and emergency medical services with an emphasis on high quality health care in Turkey.
EPAT has encouraged educational activities in pre and post graduate course work and aims to standardize emergency medicine education in Turkey. The Association has organized numerous national and international congresses, symposiums, and courses and will continue to do so in the future. EPAT has been working for prehospital and emergency service professionals to have a better workplace environment and employee rights. The Association encourages emergency medicine specialists to take role in disaster planning organizations. Additionally, the establishment of emergency medicine departments and scientific studies are supported by EPAT.
Global Disaster Response's mission is to provide a professional response to those affected by disasters and emergencies. Global Disaster Response is part of the Center for Global Health at Massachusetts General Hospital (USA).
The National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health (NCDMPH) serves as the United States' academic center of excellence for education, training, and educational research in disaster medicine and public health preparedness.
New World Hope Organization (NWHO) is a nonprofit organization that works to provide assistance to people across the globe by offering humanitarian services and environmental protection programs such as health, education, environment, water and sanitation, humanitarian and disability relief, climate change and natural disasters research and policy, assistance to victims of natural or man-made disasters, poverty alleviation, and women’s and children’s rights. NHWO is dedicated to alleviating human suffering regardless of race, color, religion, or cultural background.
The Master of Science in Disaster Medicine and Management at Philadelphia University is a comprehensive online graduate degree program encompassing all facets of disaster management.
The Sunnybrook Centre for Prehospital Medicine is an organization committed to excellence in the delivery of specialty medicine that occurs before patients arrive in Ontario hospitals. Sunnybrook is affiliated with the Trauma, Emergency, and Critical Care Program at its parent organization, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, an academic health sciences centre that is affiliated with the University of Toronto.