11th Annual Indo-US World Congress of Emergency Medicine

INDO-US Emergency Medicine Summit (2015): The 11th Annual INDO-US Emergency Medicine Summit will be held at Delhi, India from 2nd to 4th October 2015. Over 10 Skills Training Programs have been carefully designed for eager trainees attending the Summit. The Summit is a melting pot for joint conferences on disaster medicine, toxicology, trauma care, emergency nursing, acute transportation and emergency care.

AFEM Emergency Care Curriculum

The African Federation of Emergency Medicine (AFEM) is thrilled to finally announce the launch of its Emergency Care curriculum. This purpose-designed training resource tailored to the African setting and created by emergency care experts includes both short and long-course curricula, and coordinates with the AFEM Handbook of Acute and Emergency Care (Oxford Press, 2013).

Optimizing Sepsis Care in Limited Resource Settings

We are thrilled to announce the topic for the upcoming International Section Education Session offered in conjunction with ACEP15 in Boston, MA this fall.

“Optimizing Sepsis Care in Limited Resource Settings”

The session will likely take place after the International Medicine Business meeting on Tuesday October 27th and will be set up as a roundtable discussion. Further confirmation of exact date and time will follow.

There will be 3 key discussions:

CDC Funding Opportunities

Courtesy of ACEP:
The CDC has three new funding opportunities for work in humanitarian emergencies.

- CDC- RFA-GH-15-008: Conducting Operational Research to Identify Numbers and Rates, Determine Needs, and Integrate Services to Mitigate Morbidity and Mortality Among Internally Displaced Persons Affected by Emergencies
o http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=274702
o Due April 20, 2015


IFEM/ESEM Trauma Update Symposium

On behalf of the International Federation of Emergency Medicine and the Emirates Society of Emergency, we would like to invite you to the first IFEM Trauma Update Symposium in Abu Dhabi to be held on 5-6 June.

This joint symposium will promote the specialty of trauma care and targets all medical professionals who deal with the complex nature of trauma care; those engaged in pre-hospital, in-hospital or inter-hospital emergency medical care and disaster planning.

19th World Congress on Disaster and Emergency Medicine (WCDEM) in Cape Town, South Africa

On behalf of the Emergency Medicine Society of South Africa, it is my pleasure to invite you to attend the 19th World Congress on Disaster and Emergency Medicine (WCDEM) in Cape Town, South Africa. The conference will take place from 21-24 April 2015 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, and will be hosted by the World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine in conjunction with EMSSA.