ESRAT User Agreement and Download

Emergency Services Resource Assessment Tool (ESRAT) User Agreement 

The Emergency Services Resource Assessment Tool (ESRAT) and its related documents are pre-publication tools produced by the Columbia University sidHARTe – Strengthening Emergency Systems Program (sidHARTe) team in the Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health at Columbia Mailman School of Public Health. Use of this tool must be attributed in the following ways: 

  • Full citation of the tool must be included initially in any publication stemming from or including use of the tool as follows, and may be abbreviated after: 
  • Columbia University,  sidHARTe – Strengethening Emergency Systems; Emergency Services Resource Assessment Tool (ESRAT) 
  • The sidHARTe logo must remain present on any physical or digital copies of the tool, including in the event of modifications. An image of the logo is included below. 
  • In the event of modifications, the user agrees to provide a copy of the modified document to sidHARTe. sidHARTe retains the right to reproduce and distribute the modified document with attribution given to the user as applicable.  

Legal Disclaimer  

Care has been taken to confirm the questions asked in the ESRAT and associated checklists reflect generally accepted best practices worldwide, and have been reviewed for resource-constrained contexts. The information provided in this toolkit is for informational and educational purposes only, and is not intended as advice for medical facilities. The responsibility for the use and interpretation of the Toolkit lies with the reader.  

Columbia University and its representatives make no warranties, express or implied, as to the value, usefulness or completeness of any information that is made available in the Toolkit. In no event shall Columbia, nor any institutional or individual contributors to the Toolkit be responsible for any damage or loss of any kind, arising out of or related to your use of the information in this publication 


Copyright©2017, The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York. Material may be reproduced and distributed for educational and noncommercial use only. Any reproduction must include this Copyright Notice and limitation on use.  

Permission of Use 

By downloading the ESRAT, the user agrees to utilize the ESRAT for educational and noncommercial use without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, and/or distribute of the ESRAT. 

Click here to download the ESRAT in Qualtrics. PLEASE NOTE: The ESRAT in Qualtrics is currently available in beta stage. Please report any coding or programming errors to the sidHARTe program here.