announcements

IEMFC Fellowship Consortium Meeting at SAEM

Dear IEMFC Colleagues,

Please save the date for our next International EM Fellowship Consortium (IEMFC) Meeting at the SAEM Annual Meeting in New Orleans:

Friday, May 13, 2016, 12:30-2:00pm Central Time
Estherwood Room, 4th Floor, Sheraton New Orleans Hotel

Note that this meeting will finish just before the SAEM Fellowship Fair, which takes place in the same hotel that Friday from 3-5pm.

All International/Global EM Fellowship Directors are invited to attend this meeting. An agenda and remote call-in instructions will be sent closer to the date.

Brown Humanitarian Innovation Initiative

Later this year, Brown University’s Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs will be launching a Humanitarian Innovation Initiative (HI2), whose mission will be to improve the effectiveness and accountability of disaster preparedness, humanitarian response, and post-emergency reconstruction through the development of interdisciplinary research, educational programming, and new collaborations between academics and practitioners both locally and globally.

SEMS-IReSS 2016, 27 – 28th February 2016

Dear Colleagues,

On behalf of the Society of Emergency Medicine in Singapore (SEMS), National Resuscitation Council of Singapore (NRCS) and SingHealth, it is our privilege to invite you to the SEMS Annual Scientific Meeting / International Resuscitation Science Symposium 2016 (SEMS-IReSS 2016)!

When is it?
27 – 28th February 2016, with pre- and post-conference events!

Where is it?
Academia, Singapore General Hospital

First Global EM Fellowship Conference Updates!

Dear Global Emergency Medicine Program Directors and Fellows,

We are sponsoring the first ever conference designed just for global emergency medicine fellows. We have a fantastic group of speakers and are really looking forward to it. Attached please find the proposed agenda and a link to the conference website. We have been granted 10 hours of CME credit. Please go to the website http://globalemfellows.org to register.

We are fortunate to be sponsored by Teleflex which will allow us to throw a wonderful social/networking event.

First Welsh International Symposium on EM

I look forward to welcoming you to the 'First Welsh International Symposium on Emergency Medicine’ which is scheduled for 16 – 17 May 2016 in the City Hall in Cardiff, Wales, UK.

The theme is “The World Comes to Wales: Facing the Grand Challenges of this Age in Emergency Medicine and Acute General Medicine”, and the emphases will be on 'Experience – Exposure – Opportunity’ in emergency medicine and acute general medicine.

GEMLR Global Emergency Medicine Podcast Series

Happy New Year to all! GEMLR (Global Emergency Medicine Literature Review) has just released its fourth podcast from the monthly Global Emergency Medicine Podcast series! Click on this link to listen in on the ongoing discussion about the best Global EM research of today. Podcast 4: Pulse oximetry with clinical assessment to screen for congenital heart disease in neonates in China, by Zhao et. al from Lancet. Discussion led by Dr. Bhakti Hansoti, senior editor with GEMLR and President of the Global Emergency Medicine Academy at SAEM.

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