European Leadership for Emergency Medicine (LeadEM) Programme

European Leadership for Emergency Medicine (LeadEM) Programme

"Successful leaders see the opportunities in every difficulty rather than the difficulty in every opportunity.” – Reed Markham


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An exciting blended learning programme designed for emergency physicians wanting to establish and build upon their leadership skills with a combination of educational methods.

On completion of the Programme, delegates will be provided with a Certificate of Completion of the European Lead EM Programme combining almost 23 hrs of teaching and reflection in total.

Elearning on the EUSEM Academy

10 online eModule lectures from expert international faculty with opportunity for reflection and further reading.


In order to obtain a place at the face to face Pre-Congress workshop, delegates must have firstly completed the online set of 10 eModules on the EuSEM Academy website and attained the online certification. These eModules will provide the core knowledge required for the workshop. The workshop itself will be a set of simulated scenarios that will require active discussion and problem solving by the delegates.

Live sessions

Live virtual session

Live face-to-face session at EUSEM Congress

Innovative simulated scenarios and debriefing to reinforce key mental models for leadership development will take place at the congress center on Saturday September 16, 08:30 – 18:30 CEST


The objectives of this blended learning approach are to provide ;

  1. An overview of the key models of leadership required for leading the Emergency Dept (ED) team
  2. An understanding of the skills required to care for yourself and your team
  3. The skills required to lead on key aspects of healthcare change in the challenging environment of an emergency care system.
  4. A learning development journey with online lectures and webinars supported by a full day workshop that will explore and solve real world ED problems with a highly experienced international faculty.


European Leadership for Emergency Medicine (Lead EM) Programme will combine :

  • Online lectures and further reading materials
  • 1 compulsory live pre-workshop webinar to introduce the course.
  • A full day face-to-face workshop with an international faculty to discuss and manage real world problems.

For who?

Whether you are a senior trainee, a new Consultant/ Attending emergency physician or an established Head of Service we believe you will find this a valuable, stimulating and enjoyable experience – so join us.

Please note, places are limited to 40 delegates for this Programme.

Educational material

Reading materials will be provided as part of the web based lecture phase of the programme.

Further reading materials and answers to the simulated scenarios will be provided at the end of the Course.


The course is formed around the following modules:

  1. Building your leadership journey - Taj Hassan
  2. What makes a good leader - Models of leadership - John Heyworth
  3. Caring for the team - Anna Spiteri
  4. Communicating in the ED - Katherine Henderson
  5. Understanding and delivering quality in an organization - Ian Higginson
  6. Improving team performance - Colin Graham
  7. Creating vision and delivering successful change - Fergal Hickey
  8. Managing and resolving conflict - Hannelore Raemen
  9. Leading an educational strategy for your ED - Cornelia Hartel
  10. Creating the right culture & diversity for your system - Priyadarshini Marathe


This course consists of 2 separate registrations.

1 Registration for face-to-face meeting during EUSEM Congress on September 16.

2 10 eModules on the EUSEM Academy, to be finished before September 16, if you join the face-to-face workshop

1. The registration for the full day face-to-face workshop is open now and it goes through the precourse registration of the EUSEM Congress. 

Fee: 230 EUR* excluding VAT

You go to create an account or login to your existing account and click on the button Congress registration 2023. In the pre-course tab you can find the LeadEM course.


To get a place in the full day face-to-face course you have to do the eModules first. So please make sure you will register for this part once this registration opens in June.

2. The registration for the 10 elearning modules is not included and will open separately in June 2023.

Fee: 181,50 EUR incl 21%VAT 

To register and submit an application:

  1. Log in to your MyEUSEM account and scroll down and click on the button for EM Leadership Programme
  2. Complete the application
  3. Once the application has been processed, you will be contacted to pay the registration fee.


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