ICEM 2025 – call for Bids

IFEM is calling for expressions of interest in hosting the International Conference on Emergency Medicine to be held in 2025.

IFEM Full or Affiliate Members in good standing are eligible to apply.

Information on developing and submitting a bid can be found here. Additional information is available here.

Minimum Standards for Care of Older People

The IFEM Geriatric Emergency Medicine Special Interest Group has produced a Statement on Minimum Standards for the Care of Older People in Emergency Departments.

The document was published in the Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine 2018; 20(3):368-369.

This is a brief statement of minimum standards that can be used to guide the care of older people in Emergency Departments and national health systems across the globe.

WHO launches Basic Emergency Care training course

Developed by WHO and ICRC, in collaboration with the International Federation for Emergency Medicine, Basic Emergency Care (BEC): Approach to the acutely ill and injured is an open-access training course for frontline healthcare providers who manage acute illness and injury with limited resources.

Produced in response to requests from multiple countries and international partners,