Emergency medicine in Peru.J Emerg Med. 2005 Oct; 29(3):353-6.JE
Emergency Medicine (EM) is a developing specialty in Peru, as is the case in many other countries around the world. The nation's first residency training program was started in 1993 at the Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos (UNMSM). This description of the development, organization, challenges, and goals of the EM specialty in Peru is based on personal experience and communication with other specialists in the country.