The Faculty was established in 2005. We run a training course for doctors, dentists, nurses and other healthcare professionals who work in conflict and catastrophe environments. The Faculty also has a platform called ‘FCCM CONNECT’ which healthcare professionals can join to access our events, mentorship programme, jobs board, alumni, and links with other organisations.
Committed to the support & promotion of the wider humanitarian health community through the innovative pursuit of education, professional development and research in the field of Conflict and Catastrophe Medicine.
If you would like to get involved and join us please contact Karen Okemiri, our Faculty Manager: firstname.lastname@example.org
- To continue to deliver a post-graduate course that:
- Provides the students with a broad range of relevant knowledge to help them to work effectively in the disaster environment
- Prepares the students for the examination for the Diploma in Conflict and Catastrophe Medicine
- To maintain a platform for those in medicine and public health to share and promote best practice (FCCM Connect)
- To develop relationships with other academic bodies, NGOs and other relevant organisations.
- To organise training days and conferences for health and other professionals associated with conflict and catastrophe amelioration.
- To organise two formal eponymous lectures a year for the wider Society.
- To award 3 travelling student elective prizes.
- To provide a mentorship programme.
- To assist in driving the future development of conflict and catastrophe medicine and public health as a specialism by promoting research and training.
- To support continuing professional development of Faculty members, alumni and students, and to provide social events and job opportunities for them.