Early Registration Now Open for the 2020 International Conference on Emergency Medicine

This year’s International Conference on Emergency Medicine was a great success. With over 2,700 delegates from 72 countries and 1,094 presentations delivered over four days, the extensive scientific program provided an exceptional opportunity to collaborate and share knowledge and experience with emergency medicine physicians from across the globe.

ICEM2020 is being held in the beautiful city of Buenos Aires in Argentina. 

Dr Christian Doldán shares his story on founding a society and organizing the first Paraguayan conference on emergency medicine

Dr Christian Doldán is Chairman of the Sociedad Paraguaya de Emergencias Médicas and in October 2019 held the first Paraguayan conference on emergency medicine. Paraguay’s inaugural conference was a great success providing an opportunity to obtain greater links with other medical societies, institutions and companies.  Initially hoping to attract around 500 to 600 attendees, the event ended up attracting 978 physicians and other emergency care providers from Paraguay and around the world.

Message from the President November 2019

Professor Jim Ducharme

I have been asked to summarize the highlights for IFEM this year as we near the end of the year. I do so with trepidation as I am always afraid I will miss someone’s amazing efforts or an event that many found critical but I did not, often simply due to perspective.

Standards of Care for Children in Emergency Departments Version 3

As the development of emergency medicine and acute care systems is well underway globally with over 50 countries where the specialty is fully recognised and another 30 or 40 more working to establish their own systems, the development of Paediatric Emergency Medicine systems is lagging. In the United States, a thirteen year gap existed between the recognition of emergency medicine and paediatric emergency medicine care,