Dr. Pryanka Relan is an emergency medicine physician based in Geneva, Switzerland. She practices clinical emergency medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. Prior to joining WHO's Emergency, Trauma and Acute Care programme in Geneva, Pryanka was an Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) officer at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). As an EISO, Pryanka participated in several field epidemiology projects and global outbreak responses. Pryanka spent over 15 years in various parts of New York for college, medical school, surgical training, research in burn epidemiology and emergency medicine training. She finished her fellowship in global health at Mount Sinai-St Luke's/West Hospitals in New York City with a focus on tropical ultrasound and obtained her MPH from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. From designing and implementing a survey in Spanish in the mountains of Peru to enhancing disease surveillance in the Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh, Pryanka has had global emergency care experiences in a wide range of contexts and subject matters.

Speaking Topics

  • Leadership, Professional Development, Wellness
  • Emergency Ultrasound
  • Health Policy (Injury Prevention, Intimate Partner Violence, Public Health)
  • Operations, Finance, Health Care System Design
  • International Emergency Medicine