Our Mission

The Operational Medicine Institute (OMI) provides critical mission support and training to medical personnel, humanitarians, first responders, and disaster response personnel serving on humanity's frontiers. The four pillars of OMI– humanitarian intervention, disaster preparedness and response, operational medical support and unconventional diplomacy–are designed to capture the increasingly interwoven nature of complex humanitarian emergencies. Learn more.

The OMI is restructing to create a consultancy and operations division.  The consultancy group will focus on improving coordination and communication between governmental and non governmental agencies in disaster zones.  The operations team will be comprised of vetted knowledge workers and disaster experts from around the globe.  We believe that this new framework will allow us to leverage individual contributions to affect larger social change.

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Academic Partnerships

The Operational Medicine Institute works closely with a variety of academic institutions, non profits and individuals. Our partnerships and local relationships are our strengths.

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Operational Medical Support

The OMI provides operational medical support for institutions and agencies working in austere or dangerous environments.

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Disaster

OMI staff are leaders in the field of disaster medicine. The Phoenix Disaster Response Group (PDRG) offers a unique blend of traditional and revolutionary disaster response training and support options.

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Humanitarian

OMI conducts a variety of training activities for humanitarians working in conflict zones and austere environments. OMI instructors all have extensive overseas experience.

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Unconventional Diplomacy

OMI works in conjunction with the military agencies, humanitarian organizations, academic institutions and practitioners in the field in efforts to both avert and effectively respond to crisis.

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OMI Journal Club

The OMI provides operational medical support for institutions and agencies working in austere or dangerous environments. A critical component of this support is providing a knowledge management (KM) system. The OMI Journal Club is the first step in this process.

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