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This site is used by members of the Global Emergency Medicine Academy (GEMA) of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM). The content and views expressed herein do not necessary reflect those of GEMA or its parent organization SAEM. Please use this site to spread information about news, projects, fellowships and anything else pertaining to the development of Emergency Medicine throughout the globe.

Developing Emergency Medicine Conference 2016

DEM2016 Program Released!

This year's program returns with our short sharp clinically focused presentations in the areas of Adult Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Trauma, Paediatrics and Global/Regional Emergency Medicine.

During this year's event there will also be more time for discussion, interaction and further regional involvement across the program.

In addition to our regular streams, we will also be including tracks in Toxicology, Emergency Nursing plus the inclusion of a 'regional issue' discussion session.

USAID Call for Zika Researchers

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) invites global problem solvers to answer the call for groundbreaking ideas to enhance our ability to respond to the current Zika outbreak and generate cutting-edge technologies and approaches that better prepare the world to address the disease threats of tomorrow.

3rd International Congress: Medicine & Science in Ultra-Endurance Sports

The 3rd International Congress: Medicine & Science in Ultra-Endurance Sports will be taking place in Chamonix, France August 21-23, 2016. The conference information was sent to us by Dr. Patrick Basset, an emergency physician from France. He is the President of the International Trail-Running Association Medical Committee and a founder of the Foundation for the Medicine and Science in Ultra Endurance Sports. He is also in charge of the August 2016 conference.

1st Georgian International Congress on Emergency Medicine

Dear friends and colleagues,

It's my pleasure to announce the Georgian Emergency Medicine Physicians Association (GEMPA)'s 1st Georgian International Congress on Emergency Medicine, to be held in Tbilisi, Georgia on June 15-16-17, 2016.

For more information, and for registration information, please go to this website:


13th Asia Pacific Conference on Disaster Medicine

Dear Colleague,

I'm honored to invite you to be a part 13th Asia Pacific Conference on Disaster Medicine, an independently organized Disaster Medicine event happening in November 6-8, 2016 in Bangkok, Thailand.

We would like to hear your thoughts on Disaster Medicine; moreover we are very impressed with your research work, and would be so excited if you would join us.

Asia Pacific Conference on Disaster Medicine 2016 is a three-day event being organized by the committee members, with an audience of about 300 in Pullman Bangkok Grands Sukhumvit, Bangkok,Thailand

Working in Antarctica - AMA Wire Article on GEMA Member Dr. Ken Iserson

Please see this very interesting article and video about Dr. Ken Iserson, who is practicing emergency medicine in Antarctica. Truly a global specialty!