Further Information


Joseph H. Chang, MD, MBA, CPE, FACEP

Director, Center for Disaster and Emergency Medicine Education, United Family Health

Assistant Chief Medical Office, Shanghai Untied Family Hospital and Clinics


Fellows serve as advisors to the CDEME. They are valuable assets and resources to the CDEME. They come from a wide range of background (UFH, academics in the US and China, industry leaders, foundations, and government), posses strong interests in disaster and emergency medicine education, represent many different areas of expertise (education, disaster relief, administration, etc). They serve voluntarily but their travel and communication expenses are reimbursed by the CDEME. If you are interested in becoming a CDEME fellows, please contact Dr. Chang at


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Funding for the CDEME come from United Family Healthcare, institutional grants, collaborative agreements, and revenues from various educational activities. Surplus generated by the CDEME will be used to pay for expenses and support future projects.