Disaster Medicine Special Interest Group



Role of Disaster Medicine Special Interest Group:

  • Promote the sharing of information, resources and experiences between Disaster Medicine Special Interest Groups / Committees / Sub-Committees / Work Groups from various member countries of IFEM
  • Promote networking of individuals with interest and expertise in Disaster Medicine from member countries of IFEM
  • Promote collaboration in planning, education, training and research in Disaster Medicine between member countries of IFEM with particular emphasis on evidence based practice, access to quality education and advancing research
  • Act as a point of contact for individuals, or organizations, seeking assistance in aspects of Disaster Medicine relevant to Emergency Medicine and to support development of local Emergency Physician disaster preparedness regardless of location
  • Act as a liaison point and assist coordination of Disaster Medicine related sessions at conferences such as ICEM

Our Vision 

Our vision and hopes for the Disaster Medicine Special Interest Group include an increased and active membership, a platform for shared resources, a place that we can ask each other questions and advertise upcoming conferences and workshops, and a truly global connection. With that in mind we would also like to hear your ideas and suggestions. Please take a few minutes to complete this questionnaire.

Terms of Reference

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Disaster Resources Hosted by the Canadian Centre for Excellence in Emergency Preparedness

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We look forward to meeting you all soon, hopefully at the next ICEM if not before.


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