Nicolas Forget is currently the director of the recent Emergency Medicine Residency Training Program at Georgetown Public Hospital in Georgetown, Guyana. He is also an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at Vanderbilt. He completed his residency training at Los Angeles County – University of Southern California (LAC + USC) Hospital, and stayed on as faculty for two years as the Merkin Fellow of International Emergency Medicine. He holds a B.Sc. from McGill University in Montreal and his medical degree is from the University of Maryland at Baltimore. His academic interests are in trauma care, improving outcomes in low resource settings, and international medicine having a diploma in tropical Medicine from the Gorgas School of Tropical Medicine, and a Masters in Public Health from the University of Massachusetts. He has done medical work in Ecuador, Chile, Cuba, Sri Lanka, Liberia, Ghana, India, Haiti while returning regularly to work on Thai-Burmese border.