Creating a world where all people, in all countries,
have access to high quality emergency medical care.


The International Federation for Emergency Medicine (IFEM) leads the development of the highest quality of emergency medical care for all people.

Our mission is to advance the growth of high quality emergency medical care through education and standards, to lead the collaboration and networking necessary to establish universal equality in service and care, and to promote the creation and growth of the specialty of emergency medicine in every country.

As a federation of grassroots emergency medicine organisations from countries and regions  with mature and highly developed emergency care systems, and systems in various stages of development or just starting out, IFEM has unique insight and reach into health systems globally.

Our Members are experts in all facets of emergency care, delivered in all environments, to all ages and types of patients. We can rapidly harness expertise and draw global teams together to work on a project, or any emergency care challenge.


15 – 18 June 2020
Buenos Aires, Argentina

IFEM regretfully announces that due to the impact of COVID-19 and the recent decision by the Argentine President to close Argentina to all non-residents and cease all international events, the 2020 International Conference on Emergency Medicine (ICEM) has been cancelled.

We are currently in discussions regarding possible alternate options and will communicate further information soon. If you have questions regarding ICEM2020 including your registration please contact the ICEM organizing committee at [email protected]

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Events and Conferences

october, 2020

13oct - 14oct 138:00 amoct 14RCEM Virtual ConferenceRCEM Virtual Scientific Conference

26oct - 30oct 261:00 amoct 305th World Trauma CongressWorld Trauma 2020

26oct - 29oct 268:00 amoct 29ACEP20ACEP UNCONVENTIONAL 2020

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