White paper on academic emergency medicine in India: INDO-US Joint Working Group (JWG).J Assoc Physicians India. 2008 Oct; 56:789-98.JA
Emergency Medicine (EM) is a new discipline for India. As Medical Council of India (MCI) makes progress in recognizing the need to develop EM residency training programs in India it is important that there exist an established training model for future faculty, residents and medical students. This INDO-US white paper makes a serious attempt to recognize the opportunities and challenges in developing academic emergency medicine in India. The contents of this white paper address the overall scenario and are not targeted towards a person, physician, body, hospital or any other associated entity. This paper emphasizes the importance of MCI recognized training in Emergency Medicine for physicians in India.