Vision, Mission & Goals

IFEM Vision and Mission Statement

IFEM’s Vision:

IFEM will promote access to, and lead the development of, the highest quality of emergency medical care for all people.

IFEM’s 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.

     > To promote the creation and growth of the specialty of emergency medicine in every country.

goals of the ifem, outlined in its charter, are to:

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exchange information on topics of international interest;

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provide a mechanism for international collaborative research;

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provide a mechanism for international elective opportunities for trainees in emergency medicine programs;

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provide an avenue for international sabbatical and exchange opportunities for practitioners of emergency medicine;

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act as a forum for common problems and approaches to solving problems specific to emergency medicine;

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offer advice and guidance to emergency medicine practitioners worldwide in the formation of national associations and training and certification programs;

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provide a network system of centers to facilitate international cooperation in the event of national or man made disasters;

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organize an international conference on topics of interest in emergency medicine, and

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act as a resource in the development of emergency medical services.

IFEM Supports and Endorses the following principles:

All countries should provide unrestricted access to emergency healthcare.

Emergency medicine encompasses a unique and specified body of knowledge and should be recognized as a distinct independent medical specialty in all countries.

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