A Reality in Emergency Medicine: Subspecialization


  • Mehmet Ali Aslaner

Received Date: 29.05.2017 Accepted Date: 04.06.2017 Eurasian J Emerg Med 2017;16(4):144-147

Emergency medicine is a rapidly evolving discipline, encompassing almost all other branches of medicine. This broad spectrum encourages physicians to improve themselves in a specific area because emergency departments are no longer the place where just first treatment is administered, but also where treatment is maintained. This paper aims to identify the needs and barriers of the advanced training or subspecialization in emergency medicine in Turkey using other countries as examples.

Keywords: Emergency medicine, fellowships, residency