Emergency Medicine e-Learning Course – free registration for all medical students around the world

The International Emergency Medicine Education Project (iEM) has been providing free emergency medicine educational resources for medical students since June 2018. Content produced by 175 contributors from 27 countries has already reached thousands of students from 197 countries around the globe.

COVID-19 has impacted many aspects of our lives and education is no exception.

Critical guidance for mitigating the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the safety and integrity of ED’s around the globe

The IFEM Task Force on ED Crowding and Access Block has developed a critical guidance for mitigating the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the safety and integrity of emergency departments around the globe.

Topics covered range from PPE preservation, ED design strategies, advocacy opportunities and caregiver well-being and psychological support.

Dr Lisa Charles shares her story of life as an emergency medicine physician in Saint Lucia

As a small island in the Caribbean with a population of just 175,000, Saint Lucia faces unique emergency medicine challenges. From the day Lisa stepped off the island to further her studies she knew she would return, and in 1999 she did as a qualified emergency medicine physician. From that point on Lisa has dedicated her life to improving emergency medical care and systems on the island.

Dr Benjamin Wachira shares his story of life as an Emergency Medicine Physician in Kenya

Benjamin is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Aga Khan University, Nairobi and the current president of the African Federation for Emergency Medicine, an international association aimed at supporting emergency care development across Africa. He is also the Founding Director of the Emergency Medicine Kenya Foundation, an organization dedicated to ensuring timely, accessible and quality lifesaving emergency care in Kenya.