Clinical Practice Committee

Clinical Practice Committee

Role of the Clinical Practice Committee:

  • To collaborate with the work of the Specialty Implementation Committee and the Core Curriculum and Education Committee
  • Provide educational and teaching material in emergency medicine clinical areas to the IFEM membership and to the international emergency medicine community
  • To evaluate, amend and distribute existing educational and teaching material to the IFEM membership and to the international emergency medicine community
  • To develop, design and distribute IFEM-sanctioned emergency medicine clinical practice educational and teaching material, to be provided to the IFEM membership and to the international emergency medicine community


Dr Ffion Davies | Chair
Royal College of Emergency Medicine

Dr Ffion Davies is a Consultant Emergency Physician and ED Education Lead at the University Hospitals of Leicester, UK. She qualified in 1990 and as a specialist in EM in 1999. She has a passion for education in Emergency Medicine and has sub-specialist training in paediatric emergency care.

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Her career has been dedicated to raising standards of care for children in emergency departments over the past 20 years, by developing training programmes for doctors in Paediatric Emergency Medicine and working in advisory roles to various UK national policy bodies regarding emergency healthcare for children. Education lies at the heart of improving clinical care, and she has authored the eLearning website Spotting the Sick Child, a textbook of Emergency Care of Minor Trauma in Children, and is part of the East Midlands Emergency Medicine Educational Media FOAMEd team which provides free multi-media EM resources for worldwide use.

She founded the IFEM Paediatric EM Special Interest Group, and project managed the IFEM Publication of Standards of Care for Children in Emergency Departments publication, now in its third edition. In her role as CPC Chair, she works with 9 Special Interest Groups to create a range of clinical practice resources for IFEM members to use

Dr Eric Revue | Vice Chair
European Society for Emergency Medicine

Dr Revue began his medical studies at the Pierre and Marie Curie University in Paris, started Emergency Medicine in the SAMU of Paris. He is specialized in EM and disaster medicine at Henri Mondor Hospital (SAMU 94), toxicology at Fernand Widal-Lariboisière Hospital.

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He served as a Military Doctor during 2 years in Infantry Regiment of the South Pacific French Army in New Caldeonia

Dr Revue study areas include ED management, Lean Management, overcrowding, quality indicators, mass casualties’ incidents, trauma imaging or hyperbaric scuba-diving accidents.  As an active member of EuSEM,and IFEM he has been involved with the international development of emergency medicine for over 15 years.

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Professor James Ducharme | Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians

Dr Mohamed Alwi Abdul Rahman | College of Emergency Physicians, Academy of Medicine Malaysia

Dra Jesica V. Bravo Gtz. | Sociedad Mexicana de Medicina de Emergencia

Dr Cheng-Chung Fang | Taiwan Society of Emergency Medicine

Dr Camilo Gutierrez | American College of Emergency Physicians

Dr David Hoyer | American Academy of Emergency Medicine

A/Prof Tony Joseph | Australasian College for Emergency Medicine

Dr Beatrice Hoffman | American Academy of Emergency Medicine

Dr Tamorish Kole | Society for Emergency Medicine, India

Dr Sateesh Kumar Kailasam | Society for Emergency Medicine, India

Dr Lia Losonczy | American College of Emergency Physicians

Dr Don Melady | Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians

Prof Lisa Moreno-Walton| American Academy of Emergency Medicine

Dr Terry Mulligan American College of Emergency Physicians

Work and achievements

The Clinical Practice Committee is committed to improving the educational resources available to all healthcare staff, wishing to improve their emergency care. Each of the Special Interest Groups is devoted to assisting in their specialist area of work.

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Resources and training

There are 9 Special Interest Groups within the Clinical Practice Committee. They have a lot of valuable resources, free for use by any emergency medicine staff across the world. These range from mission statements, to benchmarking documents, curricula for specialist areas of practice, internationally accepted standards of care, fellowship opportunities and systematic literature reviews. This is a growing resource section so please check back regularly for new developments. For Special Interest Group resources you can visit their web page or search the resource library.

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