Competence makes the difference in emergency medicine

Dr Roberta Petrino, president of the European Society for Emergency Medicine, shares with Health Europa Quarterly her hopes for the inaugural Emergency Medicine Day.

The European Society for Emergency Medicine (EUSEM) is a non-profit organisation dedicated to advancing research, education and training, promoting standards, and supporting good practice in emergency medicine throughout Europe. Boasting 32 national society members, EUSEM works to encourage international collaboration in the field; facilitate information exchange through meetings, courses, research and publications; foster the development of uniform information systems and data banks; and support co-operation between – and the formation of – national emergency medicine associations.

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