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Useful links


Resources and Information

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 My Emergency Medicine  A compilation of useful links, videos, podcasts, novelties and related resources on Emergency Medicine.


EB Medicine Links to evidence based medicine www.ebmedicine.net
Emergency Nurse Practice-based journal in the UK written for nurses working in unscheduled, urgent and emergency care www.emergencynurse.co.uk
Trauma Nurse Becoming a trauma nurse pacificmedicalacls.com/acls-online-library-becoming-a-trauma-nurse.html
Emergency Physicians International Global Perspectives on Emergency Medicine www.epijournal.com
Expedition Medicine Provider of expedition, wilderness and remote medicine training courses www.expeditionmedicine.co.uk
Mediterranean Journal for Emergency Medicine A new publication that is being published in Lebanon and distributed in the Mediterranean and the Arab countries www.newhealthconcept.net/med-emergency.asp
University Of Edinburgh Paediatric Emergency Medicine (Online Distance Learning) MSc, PgCert, PgDip https://www.ed.ac.uk/studying/postgraduate/degrees/index.php?r=site/view&edition=2020&id=667
The Conference Website Links to medical conferences www.theconferencewebsite.com
 Online Nursing Degrees A site that is meant to help prospective nursing students make an informed decision as well as educate them on current issues in the field.  https://onlinenursingms.com/resources/general/trauma-nursing/


Medical Organisations

Medical OrganisationsAbb.Website
American Academy of Emergency Medicine AAEM www.aaem.org
American College of Emergency Physicians ACEP www.acep.org
American Lung Association ALA www.lung.org
Association des Medicins Urgentistes Hospitalieres de France AMUHF http://amuf.fr/
Association of Emergency Physicians of Malta AEPM www.aepm.webs.com
Australasian College for Emergency Medicine ACEM www.acem.org.au
Austrian Association of Emergency Medicine AAEM www.aaem.at
Belgian Society of Emergency and Disaster Medicine BeSEDiM www.chuliege.be
Brazilian Association for Emergency Medicine ABRAMEDE www.abramede.com.br
British Medical Association BMA www.bma.org.uk
Bulgarian Society for Emergency Medicine BSEM  
Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians CAEP www.caep.ca
Chinese University of Hong Kong Accident & Emergency Medicine Academic Unit CUHK www.aemau.cuhk.edu.hk
Croatian Society for Emergency Medicine CSEM www.hdhm.com.hr
Czech Society for Emergency and Disaster Medicine CSEDM www.urgmed.cz
Danish Society for Emergency Medicine DASEM www.akutmedicin.org
Emergency Medicine Association of Turkey EMAT www.tatd.org.tr
Emergency Medicine Physicians Association of Turkey EPAT www.atuder.org.tr
European Society for Emergency Nursing EuSEN eusen.org
German Association for Emergancy Medicine DGINA www.dgina.de
Hellenic Society of Emergency Medicine HeSEM www.hesem.gr
Hong Kong College of Emergency Medicine HKCEM www.hkcem.com
Hungarian Society for Emergency Medicine HuSEM www.msotke.hu
Icelandic Society for Emergency Medicine ISEM  
International Federation for Emergency Medicine IFEM www.ifem.cc
International Emergency Department Leadership Institute IEDLI www.iedli.org
Irish Association for Emergency Medicine IAEM www.iaem.ie
Israeli Society for Emergency Medicine ISEM  
Italian Society for Emergency Medicine SIMEU www.simeu.it
Kosovo Emergency Medicine Association KSEM  
Latvian Society for Emergency and Disaster Medicine LSEDM  
Lithuanian Intensive Cardiac Care and Emergency Medicine Association    http://cardem.lt/?fbclid=IwAR19x6dZZk7CtJMwcXTwSJlhPmiPAX2s60CXZayrOBPJNZggVz7-9IRg_gw
Netherlands Society for Emergency Physicians NVSHA www.nvsha.nl
Nordic Society for Disaster Medicine NSDM  
Österreichische Gesellschaft für Notfall- und Katastrophenmedizin ONK www.notarzt.at
Polish Society for Emergency Medicine PSEM www.medycynaratunkowa.com.pl
Portuguese Association of Emergency Medicine APME  
Resuscitation Council of Serbia and Montenegro RCSM  
Romanian Society for Emergency and Disaster Medicine SMUCR  
Royal College of Emergency Medicine RCEM www.rcem.ac.uk
Schweizerische Gesellsschaft fur Notfall und Rettungsmedizin /
Societe Suisse de Medicine d’Urgence et de Sauvetage
Serbian Society of Emergency Physicians SSEP www.dlums.rs
Slovenian Society for Emergency Medicine SSEM www.ssem-society.si
Sociedad Espanola de Medicina de Urgencias y Emergencias SEMES www.semes.org
Societe Francaise de Medecine d’Urgence SFMU www.sfmu.org
Swedish Society for Emergency Medicine SweSEM www.swesem.org
Union Europeenne Des Medecins Specialistes UEMS www.uems.net
World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine WADEM www.wadem.org
World Health Organization WHO www.who.int


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About Us

EUSEM is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. This picture was taken at the Congress in October 2019 with the president and all former presidents of EUSEM.

The European Society for Emergency Medicine (EUSEM INPO) is a non-profit scientific organisation whose aim is to promote and foster the concept, philosophy and the art of emergency medicine throughout Europe. The ultimate objective of the Society is to help and support European nations to achieve the specialty of emergency medicine. Born as a society of individuals in 1994 from a multidisciplinary group of experts in emergency medicine, since 2005 EUSEM also incorporates a Federation which currently includes 36 European national societies of emergency medicine.

Our mission is to:

Advance research, education, practice and standards of the specialty of emergency medicine throughout Europe.

Our goals are:

  • To foster and encourage education, training and research in Emergency Medicine in Europe
  • To promote and facilitate the dissemination of information on Emergency Medicine, through meetings, courses, research and publications
  • To encourage the development of uniform information systems and data banks in Emergency Medicine in Europe
  • To encourage the formation and the cooperation between national associations for Emergency Medicine
  • To promote international collaboration in the field of Emergency Medicine
Current members of the Board of Directors are:


History and Statutes

The European Society for Emergency Medicine was inaugurated in May 1994 during an international emergency medicine conference in London by a multidisciplinary group of experts in emergency medicine which became known as the Club of Leuven.

The Articles of Association and the Rules of Procedure will be posted here shortly.


Officers and council

The Officers of EUSEM are:

  • President
  • President-Elect or the Immediate Past-President
  • Vice-Presidents (2)
  • Honorary Secretary
  • Honorary Treasurer

The Executive Committee of EUSEM consists of:

  • Officers of the Society
  • Editor of the European Journal of Emergency Medicine (ex-officio)
  • Chair of the UEMS Section of Emergency Medicine (ex-officio)
  • Chair of the EUSEM Congress Organising Committee (ex-officio)
  • Chair of the EUSEM Education Committee (ex-officio)
  • Representative of the YEMD Section (ex-officio)

The Council of EUSEM consists of:

  • Executive Committee
  • 1 representative of each National Society Member of EUSEM
  • Chairs of Sections and Committees
  • Co-opted members
  • Invited members

Download list of Council Members


Emergency Medicine Day

What is the emergency medicine day?


 27 May is introduced as the Emergency Medicine Day and promoted by the EUSEM globally. The aim of this day is to unite the world population and decision makers to think and talk about emergency medicine and emergency medical care.

We believe it is important to build awareness about the need for well developed, well prepared and well organised emergency medical systems everywhere in the world to increase survival and reduce disability after any kind of urgent or emergent medical situation.

On 27 May, we encourage citizens, patients, health care personnel, and institutions all around the world to talk about emergency medicine and make projects for a year of progress in the discipline.

Where the specialty in emergency medicine is not yet developed, where emergency medical systems are not well structured, where competences are not standardized and certified, where resources for emergency medicine are insufficient, there should be a strong voice to ask and claim for a change, for a better life.

Because “competence makes the difference”.



To explain to the people that emergency medical care is better performed with competent professionals, doctors specialist in emergency medicine, nurses trained in emergency and acute care, paramedics, technicians, support personnel competent and working in organized structures and systems dedicated to emergency medical care.

To show to people and governments that this organization makes a difference in terms of morbidity, mortality, and cost-effectiveness.


Fields of action

Rapid and competent first response to life threatening conditions like: cardiac arrest, stroke, heart attack, trauma, respiratory failure, bleeding and sepsis.

Efficient and quality response to all other urgent and emergency situation

A barrier and a harbor against violence and abuse

An organized reaction, response and prevention to disasters and humanitarian crisis

Please visit our website: https://emergencymedicine-day.org



EUSEM Membership

We invite you to join the growing community of those committed to promoting and improving Emergency Medicine in Europe.

10 Good reasons to become an EUSEM member

1. Become closely involved in the development of the specialty of Emergency Medicine in Europe

2. Become part of the well established EUSEM network, stay informed and get the chance to be in contact with specialists from all over the world

3. Discounts on registration fees at EUSEM congresses and other events proposed by EUSEM

4. Reduced fees for participation in EUSEM training courses

5. Reduced fees when you apply for EBEEM (European Board Examination in Emergency Medicine)

6. Free access to EUSEM Academy, EUSEM's e-learning platform 

7. Free access to selected posters and presentations, available after the live congress 

8. Annual online subscription to the European Journal of Emergency Medicine, depending on the chosen membership

9. Participation in EUSEM scientific activities, including the Research Network and positions in Sections and Working groups

10. Get the opportunity to participate in the Fellowship programme


Apply for membership!


What is EM?

Emergency Medicine is a primary specialty established using the knowledge and skills required for the prevention1 , diagnosis and management2 of urgent and emergency aspects of illness and injury, affecting patients of all age groups with a full spectrum of undifferentiated physical and behavioral disorders.

This includes organizing the proper medical response for patients looking for urgent medical care.

Time and timing in this setting may be critical either from a medical or from the patient’s point of view.

The practice of Emergency Medicine3 encompasses the in-hospital as well as out-of-hospital4 triage, resuscitation, initial assessment, telemedicine and the management of undifferentiated urgent and emergency patients until discharge or transfer to the care of another health care professional.

1 Prevention: also includes injury prevention, preparedness for disaster, as well as public health education.

2 Management encompasses the local service organization as well as the development of systems to provide EM care.

3 Primarily hospital-based
4 This applies to out-of-hospital emergency care, disasters and includes other urgent medical care systems outside hospitals.

Status of EM

Europe encompasses not only fifty or more different languages and cultures, but also a similar number of different systems of health care and medical practice. Each country has different medical traditions, different systems of professional registration and differing lists of medical specialties. This latter problem has been addressed in part by the European Union and, in particular, by the Department or Directorate-General which deals with the Internal Market and which includes the mutual recognition of diplomas and other free movement issues. The relevant EU Directive for medical qualifications is known as the ‘Doctors’ Directive’ and was first issued as 1993/16/EC, but most recently updated as 2005/36/EC (January 2019).

The Directive requires that the period of training for Emergency Medicine should be a minimum of five years and many EU countries have now recognized Emergency Medicine as a primary specialty with these training requirements. Emergency Medicine also exists in several countries as a supra-specialty.

Annex V to Directive 2005/36/EC included 16 countries with the specially of emergency medicine, with a minimum of 5 years program. Not included in the list Belgium, Germany, Greece, Spain, France, Cyprus, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Holland, Austria, Portugal.

See complete list of EM as primary specialty and number of training years per country here.

Several of the remaining EU countries are making significant progress towards recognition of the specialty, but it can be a slow and arduous journey! Nonetheless, there has been a very significant increase in the recognition of Emergency Medicine as a primary specialty in Europe during the last decade and this is in line with the rest of the world where there is similar growth in recognition of the specialty.



National Societies

EUSEM welcomes and invites all European national societies/associations of Emergency Medicine to join EUSEM as National Society Members.

Membership is available to societies within the geographic borders of Europe (and including Israel) and which are devoted solely to the promotion and development of the specialty of Emergency Medicine. The society must be nationwide and endorse the aims and principles of EUSEM and its Policy Statement on Emergency Medicine in Europe.

National society membership fees are based on the number of medical members of the national society (€2,00 per member). All National Society Members are eligible to have a representative on the EUSEM Council. Further details are available from the EUSEM Office.

EUSEM expects National Society Members to:

  • keep their members abreast of developments within EUSEM
  • promote EUSEM’s goals and objectives
  • encourage their members to become full EUSEM members
  • supply EUSEM with an annual report on the developments of the national society and the status of EM in their country.


Members of National Societies are welcome to become affiliate members of EUSEM.

To apply for National Society Membership, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



EUSEM’s main objective is the harmonisation of professional levels in Emergency Medicine throughout Europe. In order to achieve this goal, a wide variety of educational activities are in progress and many more are set to be launched.

The standards of competence and knowledge for European Emergency physicians are clearly described in the European Curriculum and may be achieved with the specialty of Emergency Medicine or with specific training programmes in Emergency Medicine. EUSEM aims to offer and endorse continuing education through modular courses, web-based clinical educational content, clinical policies and Guidelines and the European Journal of Emergency Medicine.

Latest accomplishments

EUSEM Academy

Since COVID, EUSEM felt very responsible to share experiences from the field and learn from each other. That's why we have organised many webinars in three different COVID tracks: European updates, Clinical and Paediatric. All webinars and accompanying documents are on the Academy free accessible for everyone. Please have a look and share. 

If you are logged into the Academy with your MyEUSEM account, you have some extra functionalities. You can rate & comment the content and ask questions in the forum.

The educational platform holds much more content from EUSEM Congresses in the form of webcasts and eLearning modules. We work continuously to develop content to put on the platform, like guidelines, documents and more eLearnign modules. Slowly it will be developed into a platform that covers the complete curriculum with education material. 

All EUSEM members have free access to the platform. You can login with your EUSEM account.
Congress Participants have access to the content from that specific Congress.
There is free access content for the people that don't have an account yet. 

The platform is also available as an app for Apple and Android, but since the platform is responsive, we recomment to use the website.

Fellowship Programme

In december 2019 we opened registrations for the Fellowship Programme. On the Fellowship Platform you'll find hosting institutes all around Europe that offer traineeships in all shapes and sizes for young professionals under 35 or physicians in EM specialist training. More news on the experiences of the first trainees will be shared.


We are about to organise our first webinar in 2019 for educational purposes. If it turns out as a succes we will use this tool more offen. 


A document based on the European curriculum with educational sources per subject. This is a useful handle for the EBEEM candidates and everyone interested in Emergency Medicine.

We have big plans for Curriculum+. The objective for 2020 is to change it into an interactive platform, where people can rate, give feedback and add material. We are in the developing stage.   

Also a document on the European Training Requirements is available since last year on the website of UEMS. Check it out

Please check the table of contents in the blue box to see what more we have to offer in the field of Education.



European Journal of Emergency Medicine

The European Journal of Emergency Medicine is the official journal of the European Society for Emergency Medicine.

It is devoted to serving the European emergency medicine community and to promoting European standards of training, diagnosis and care in this rapidly growing field.

Published bimonthly, the Journal offers original papers on all aspects of acute injury and sudden illness, including: emergency medicine, anaesthesiology, cardiology, disaster medicine, intensive care, internal medicine, orthopaedics, paediatrics, toxicology and trauma care. It addresses issues on the organization of emergency services in hospitals and in the community and examines postgraduate training from European and global perspectives. The Journal also publishes papers focusing on the different models of emergency healthcare delivery in Europe and beyond. With a multidisciplinary approach, the European Journal of Emergency Medicine publishes scientific research, topical reviews, news of meetings and events of interest to the emergency medicine community.

Submitted articles undergo a preliminary review by the editor. Some articles may be returned to authors without further consideration. Those being considered for publication will undergo further assessment and peer-review by the editors and those invited to do so from a reviewer pool. ​

For more author information read here

Members can directly access the Journal at the following link using their EJEM number: http://journals.lww.com/euro-emergencymed/pages/login.aspx?ContextUrl=%2feuro-emergencymed%2fpages%2fdefault.aspx

New members receive their EJEM number via email from the publisher after the next issue of the Journal has been published.

Suggestions and recommendations for potential EJEM peer reviewers are always welcome and should be directed to the Editorial Office in London at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Professor Yonathan Freund
Hôpital Pitié-Salpêtrière
Service d’Accueil des Urgences
83 Boulevard de l’Hôpital
Paris 75103
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Deputy Editors​​

Benjamin Bloom
Barts Health NHS Trust
Queen Mary University of London
United Kingdom

Mikkel Brabrand
Hospital of South West Jutland​
Denmark ​​

Youri Yordanov
AP-HP - Saint-Antoine

Editorial Board


European Curriculum of Emergency Medicine

In Europe the specialty of EM has made remarkable progress during the last twenty years. In 2001, the European Doctors’ Directive on the recognition of professional medical qualifications included only the UK and Ireland as recognising the specialty; more recent Directives (European Directives 2005/36/EC and 2006/100/EC) list nine EU nations under the heading of ‘Accident and Emergency Medicine’, the name by which EM was formerly known in the UK and Ireland.

On 16 January 2019 a European Commission Delegated Decision (EU) 2019/608 has amended Annex V to Directive 2005/36/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council in regards of the evidence of formal qualifications and titles of training courses. So far 16 European countries have recognised Emergency medicine as s specialty requiring a minimum training period of 5 years. You can find the text here of the Decision.

So far 33 countries in Europe have implemented a five-year training programme as required by the Doctors’ Directive or have a 4 year programme or developed a 2-3 year programme for training in EM as a supra-specialty. Find the overview here.

European medical specialties are represented in Brussels by the Union Européenne des Médecins Spécialistes (UEMS), a non-governmental organisation promoting quality and standards of training with the purpose of harmonising care and promoting free movement of doctors within the EU. Emergency Medicine is represented in the UEMS by a Multidisciplinary Joint Committee and by the European Board of Emergency Medicine (link to EBEEM).

The recommended content and format of a Core Curriculum for EM were previously published in this journal in December 2002. This document was discussed by the UEMS MJC(EM) and it was decided to revise and enlarge the curriculum to reflect developments in the specialty and recent educational principles. EUSEM therefore established a Task Force with a representative from each of the national societies included in the Federation at the Fourth European Congress on Emergency Medicine in September 2006. Roberta Petrino (Italy) served as chairman and the group was composed of 18 members from different countries.

The first meeting of the Task Force was held in Novara, Italy, in February 2007, followed by four further meetings up to April 2008. The final draft of the curriculum was the main agenda item at a MJC(EM) meeting in Brussels the following month.

The fundamental first statement of the Curriculum is the distinction of the specialty of EM from the emergency medical care which is within the province and expertise of medical practitioners in many other specialties. It confirms the EUSEM Policy Statement that EM is ‘…a medical specialty based on the knowledge and skills required for the prevention, diagnosis and management of urgent and emergency aspects of illness and injury affecting patients of all age groups with a full spectrum of undifferentiated physical and behavioural disorders. It is a specialty in which time is critical’. The essential features of a clinical specialty include a unique field of action, a defined body of knowledge and a rigorous training programme. EM has a unique field of action, both within the emergency department and the community, and the revised curriculum document incorporates both the relevant body of knowledge and associated competencies, but also establishes the essential principles for a rigorous training programme.

After the Curriculum was completed it was presented to the EUSEM Council, to the Council and to the MJC(EM) of UEMS with requests for amendments and approval. It was officially accepted as a EUSEM document during the Fifth European Congress on Emergency Medicine held in Munich in September 2008. The spirit of multinational cooperation which enabled this complex document to be developed and agreed within a period of just 15 months reflects the harmony which links emergency physicians across Europe.

The main objective of the Curriculum is to serve as a guide and a standard for all European countries seeking to train future emergency physicians.

Read the latest version of the Curriculum here  (version 2.0, March 2019)

and have a look at the European Training Requirements, European Standards of Postgraduate Medical Specialist Training

Older versions of the curriculum

2nd version of Curriculum April 2017

1st version of Curriculum 2002

European Doctors’ Directive 2006

Curriculum German




Ebola Outbreak 2014

Links to resources and information on the 2014 Ebola outbreak in West Africa (last updated 22 October 2014)

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)

Ebola outbreak in West Africa:


Rapid Risk Assessment (13/10/2014):


European Commission – Public Health


Medicins Sans Frontieres (MSF)


Public Health Ontario

Ebola virus disease

UK – College of Emergency Medicine

Ebola guidance for Emergency Departments

US – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Clinician resources:

Ebola outbreak info:

World Health Organisation (WHO)

WHO website:


WHO Global Alert and Response (GAR) – Ebola:



Online Educational Content

Managing Acute Heart Failure in the ED – Case Studies from the Acute Heart Failure Academy

In 2013, an expert group of international leaders in emergency medicine and acute heart failure (AHF) convened to establish the AHF Academy. The Academy’s goal is to improve patient outcomes through the provision of high quality, tailored and balanced education to increase the understanding of AHF in the emergency setting. As each of the Academy members highly values direct patient care, our initial efforts led to the creation of case studies.

These case studies are intended for non-promotional, illustrative and training purposes only and are accurate at the time of release. They should not replace clinical judgement. The cases may include information on investigational uses of compounds/drugs that have not been approved by regulatory authorities. As laboratory test results vary depending on local practice, assay type and test manufacturer, please refer to the standard reference ranges provided. Furthermore, abnormal results are highlighted in bold text with additional information on specific test results provided in the footnotes.

Each outstanding case has been created solely by an individual Academy member. Additional members of the AHF Academy then peer-reviewed each case to ensure accuracy and completeness. Novartis Pharma AG supported the AHF Academy meetings and editorial assistance which was provided by CircleScience (an Ashfield Company, part of UDG Healthcare plc).

We believe these cases will improve the early management of AHF in the emergency care setting.


Batch 1 (released Nov 2015):

Download introduction

Download case 1 (Philip Levy) (updated 14 Jan 2016)

Download case 2 (Philip Levy)

Download Case 3 (Martin Möckel)

Download Case 4 (Martin Möckel)

Download Case 5 (Peter S. Pang)

Download Case 6 (Peter S. Pang)

Batch 2 (released April 2016)

Download case 7 (Héctor Bueno) – Advanced heart failure patients with low blood pressure (systolic blood pressure 80mmHg)

Download case 8 (Sean Collins) – Normotensive acute heart failure

Download case 9 (Salvatore Di Somma) – Flash pulmonary edema with high blood pressure

Download case 10 (Deborah Diercks) – Acute heart failure with troponin release (but not acute coronary syndrome)

Download case 11 (Veli-Pekka Harjola) – Atrial fibrillation with de-novo acute heart failure

Download case 12 (Judd Hollander) – Acute heart failure caused by acute coronary syndrome (non-ST segment elevation myocardial infarction)

Download case 13 (Ekaterini Lambrinou) – Decompensated heart failure

Download case 14 (Òscar Miró) – Acute heart failure with worsening renal function identified at presentation

Batch 3 (released May 2016) 

Download case 15 (Salvatore Di Somma) Atrial fibrillation complicating and precipitating acute heart failure in patients with chronic heart failure

Download case 16 (Deborah Diercks)  Dilated Cardiomyopathy and acute systolic chronic heart failure exacerbation with methamphetamine intoxication

Download case 17 (Alasdair Gray) Acute heart failure with low blood pressure (< 90mmHg)- known chronic heart failure patient with advanced heart failure and known low ejection fraction

Download case 18 (Veli-Pekka Harjola) Atrial fibrillation with RVR de novo acute heart failure

Download case 19 (Ekaterini Lambrinou) De novo acute heart failure

Download case 20 (Oscar Miro) Acute heart failure triggered by anaemia

Our warmest regards,

Martin Möckel (MD, PhD, FESC, FAHA) and Peter S. Pang (MD, MSc, FACEP, FAAEM, FAHA, FACC)

Acute Heart Failure Academy


We are delighted to announce a new, globally available Emergency Medicine clerkship. It is free, and created in partnership with the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, and with the world’s first free university, NextGenU.

This course is an introduction to Emergency Medicine, intended to provide the knowledge needed for a month-long EM rotation for clinically-prepared medical students, residents, or practicing physicians. All components of this training (like all NextGenU.org training) are free, including registration, learning, testing, and a certificate of completion.

For more information, go to NextGenU.


YEMD Fellowship

Fellowship update

Our fellowship program is currently on hold due to the Covid-19 situation.
We hope that we can restart this program in the near future.

Fellowship 2018


You can read the report of Dr Dinka Lulic about the 2018 fellowship programme here.





One of the EUSEM’s major goals is to promote and facilitate good clinical research in Emergency Medicine and in particular multi-centre clinical trials and surveys.

On these pages we will publish about current research projects, collaborative projects, surveys and working groups.



Project RAMPED (Resource Administration and Management of Patients in the Emergency Department) has the aim to create a training network for young researchers (Innovative Training Network -ITN) within the field of Emergency Medicine with focus on Emergency Department (ED) crowding.

The Project is currently eager to recruit Partners for this European PhD training network within Emergency Medicine and focusses on the challenges we face in the Emergency Departments throughout Europe.

The project consists of multiple work packages with the goal of addressing the challenges of increased patient influx and crowding in European emergency departments. In addition to focusing on developing scientific and medical skills, RAMPED will focus on personal development, not only for the Early Stage Researchers (ESR), but for mentors and the research teams. RAMPED plans to collaborate with providers that will give the candidate, which take part in a program, training in developing their human skills and personal carrier.

Would you like to participate in this project? Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and answer the following questions:

  • What would you like to see from this project?
  • Would you like to host a PhD candidate?
  • What may your institution offer a PhD candidate (hosting, courses, rotations, internship)? What are you good at?
  • What other disciplines/professions do you believe it would be beneficial include for the project?
  • Based on the preliminary project draft and information given in this email, within which work packages would you like to participate/conduct a study/studies?
  • European survey on Emergency Medical Systems

    The aim of this survey is to get a better understanding of the national Emergency Medical Systems (EMS) across Europe and learn about the differences and similarities. This will be the starting point for any recommendation to reach the highest standards of emergency medical response.

    The results are being processed right now. They will be made available in the near future.

  • Pan-European Emergency Medicine Database

    This project is exploring the feasibility of developing a Pan-European database of emergency department presentations. Such a database would establish evidence-based commonalities and differences in presentation patterns and clinical trajectories internationally. This epidemiology would lend itself to improved collaboration in many areas including treatment guidelines.

    In order for such a project to generate meaningful data two key features must be addressed:

    1. Understanding emergency medicine management in each country: how European ED's function and are staffed, how they receive and register patients digitally as well as how patients are assessed clinically will ensure any anonymous data extracted is comparable.
    2. Establishing commonalities in how patient complaints are recorded: Emergency medicine is quite unlike other specialties in that the patients complaint rather than a specific diagnosis dictates why, when and where consultations happen. As such, establishing a person-centered language of complaints will be key to subsequent clinical accuracy.

    To this end, we have been processing data from more than 30 countries to establish qualitative parameters and collecting initial quantitative sample data in early 2020.  Please find the PowerPoint of the project presented in Prague Oct 2019.

  • Survey on child abuse detection in the ED, collaboration with AUGEO
    This survey aims to get insight into the different policies to recognize child abuse at the emergency departments (EDs) in Europe. We like to learn from the different strategies at EDs and aim to develop a combined strategy for early detection (screening) and e-learning customized for different settings. At the moment the survey is closed, but at this website you can read about the collaboration and the survey.
  • Syncope project

    Aims of the Syncope group
    1. Creating an algorithm to identify low risk patients for outpatient management.
    Through patient descriptions can be decided who to send home.

    2. Write a position paper for publication in EJEM on T-LOC Management in ED.

    3. Research
    First step: observational multicenter study describing T-LOC management in EDs in Europe.

    Second step : European interventional study on T-LOC management in the ED using an algorithm to identify low-risk patients suitable for outpatient management. Expanding to as many European EDs as possible. 

    4. Half a day pre-course on T-LOC management for the EUSEM congress in Copenhagen 2020. 

    Read the foundation document here. 

    The EUROpean Dyspnea survey in EMergency Departments Study (EURODEM)
    The Asia, Australia, and New Zealand Dyspnea in EMergency Departments Study (AANZDEM)
    112 EDs (66 Europe and 46 South East Asia/Australasia)
    European Geriatric Emergency Departments Registry Study (EGERS)
    How many geriatric patients present to the ed and with what complaints
    This study is planned for October 2020.

Working groups

Pending projects
  • Pan‐European study on Quality of care provided to children in ED
  • EuroUTI Project ‐ European Urinary Tract Infections in EDs
  • Delirium Recognition in European EDs 
  • Blood sampling


Clinical Policies

Clinical policies are documents developed to assist clinical decision-making.
They are intended to facilitate combining the large volume of knowledge available from both the medical literature and from expert opinion into strategies helpful in diagnostic, management, and resource utilization decision-making. Clinical policies are developed using a specific strategy.

Vision: To lead the development of clinical policies in emergency medicine.
Mission: To improve the care on the emergency medical setting, facilitating decision making.
Values: Quality of the recommendations, open to participation, and team work development.

Core members
Said Laribi
Adela Golea
Franco Apra
Luis Garcia-Castrillo

The clinical policy process:
1. Topic selection and definition
2. Literature search
a. Using databases Pubmed, Chocrane, Web of Science, Embase.
3. Appraisal of the literature
a. Using the GRADE methodology
4. Writing the Clinical Policy
5. Spreading by using the EUSEM Web page, EUSEM scientific meetings
6. Updating

Policy in development:

Next action:

How to collaborate:
Get in contact for participation in the development of new policies or proposing new topics.

Contact: Luis Garcia-Castrillo Riesgo, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



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Refresher Courses

Every year several Refresher Courses are organised on different locations in Europe.

For 2019 the agenda is:


4-7 April, 2019, Brussels, Belgium


Refresher course 11: Resuscitation in the Emergency Department

24-27 May 2019, Florence, Italy



Emergency Medicine Core Competence Course


Emergency Medicine Core Competences Course (EMCC)
Date: 2-4 September 2020
Location: Stockholm, Sweden


Nathalie Ekenberg: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Cornelia Hartel: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Read the flyer here


EFMI and EUSEM cooperate to advance the digital transformation of Emergency Departments

Press Release

EFMI and EUSEM cooperate to advance the digital transformation of Emergency Departments

EUSEM (European Society of Emergency Medicine) and EFMI (European Federation Medical Informatics), signed an agreement to collaborate on research and education and advance the digital transformation of emergency departments throughout Europe.

EUSEM and EFMI plan to create recommendations and education tools for the application of information technologies in Emergency Medicine Systems. Starting point, will be a minimum data set for emergency departments. Joint work will address IT tools and standards and will focus on the definition and format for capturing the Chief Complaint in an Emergency departments.  Part of the collaborative effort is a feasibility study that will engage EDs, EMSs, and industry throughout Europe as well as educational material that will enrich current curricula and is expected to drive implementation of the recommendations.

Luis Garcia-Castrillo Riesgo, president of EUSEM welcomed the signature noting that: “Educational and research activities done in collaboration with multiple partners have better outcomes and savings in manpower, time and economic efforts.” Lacramioara Stoicu-Tivadar, president of EFMI, said “that is an important step for EFMI as it supports the long term goal of EFMI to engage in close cooperation with health professional societies.”

The European Society for Emergency Medicine (EUSEM -https://eusem.org/) is a non-profit making scientific organization with an aim to promote and foster the concept, the philosophy and the art of Emergency Medicine throughout Europe. The main objective of EUSEM is to help and support European countries to implement the specialty of Emergency Medicine.  Born as a society of individuals in 1994 from a multidisciplinary group of experts in Emergency Medicine, since 2005 EUSEM also incorporates national society members. There are currently 36 European national societies of Emergency Medicine.

The European Federation of Medical Informatics (EFMI www.efmi.org) is an non profit association established in Switzerland in 1976 with federated structure and members in 32 countries in European region with the aim to advance the theory and practice of medical informatics. EFMI strives to advance research and development in medical informatics and encourage high standards in education as well as in the practice of medical informatics. EFMI also disseminates knowledge in the field developed within national associations among and to the countries constituting EFMI and provides guidelines and accreditation on education and training in Biomedical Informatics and Health Informatics, as it functions as the autonomous European Regional Council of the International Medical Informatics Association (IMIA).

Brussels 24-January-2019


Research Network

During the Congress in Prague, 2019, the Research Network was launched under the inspiring leadership of Said Laribi, the immediate past-chair of EUSEM Research Committee.


The research network will allow:

  • Building large scale descriptive data on Emergency Medicine in Europe
  • Developing common research methodology among participating countries
  • Improve knowledge in EM through international comparisons
  • Improve EUSEM visibility among scientific societies.


  • Perform descriptive EM research projects in Europe
  • Perform clinical trials related to Emergency Medicine
  • Establish partnerships with other international EM networks with the aim of developing global research
  • Carry out scientific research training regarding Emergency Medicine
  • Promote student and researcher exchange
  • Apply for European research grants.


  • Each country affiliated to EUSEM will have one country lead in the Research Network
  • Country lead will be the contact for his/her country with the Research network chair.

Country lead

  • Will be in charge of recruiting and coordinating EM sites in his/her country
  • Will be in charge of all ethical and regulatory procedures regarding research projects in his/her country
  • Will be the contact for his/her country with the Research network chair.

Local site PI

  • Will be in charge of all ethical and regulatory procedures regarding the research projects in his/her hospital.
  • Recruit patients on a voluntary basis.
  • Fill in the anonymized electronic Case Report Form (CRF).
  • Local PI will be cited in the EUSEM Research Network study group in all publications using their data.

Research Network chair

  • Coordinating all activities of the research network, in collaboration with country leads, the Research committee and the EUSEM office
  • Building research projects with the research committee members
  • Building the electronic case report form with the help of the EUSEM project managers
  • Evaluate the quality of data and have statistics done
  • Coordinate the publication plan of the different projects in collaboration with the research project PI.

Two projects per year.



Meetings in Prague

In Prague many interesting meetings will be held. Some of them are open and will be mentioned in the pocket programme. For your convenience you can have a look at all meetings planned so you can make your agenda:


>16:00-17:00 Meet at registration desk                                                                                  
Invitation only

>17:00-19:00 Holiday Inn Hotel Room D
Invitation only 


> 08:30-13:00 Small Theatre
EBEEM examiners only

> 09:00-13:00 Room Club H
Invitation only

> 12:30-15:00 Room Club D
Invitation only

> 14:00-15:30 Room Club H
Invitation only

> 14:00-15:00 Room Club E

> 15:00-17:00 Club C
Invitation only

> 15:30-18:00 Room Club H

> 16:00-17:30 Room Club E


>09:00-10:20 Room Club H
Invitation only

> 08:00-10:00 Room Club B
Invitation only

> 09:00-12:40 Room Club C
Invitation only

> 09:00-10:30 Room Club E

> 09:00-11:30 Room Club D
Invitation only

> 10:30-12:30 Room Club E

> 12:00-14:00 Room Club D

> 12:40-14:10 Room Club E

> 14:10-15:50 Room Club E

> 14:30-15:30 Room Club D
Invitation only

>16:00-17:30 Room Club C
Invitation only

>15:40-16:10 Room Club H

> 16:00-17:30 Room Club E

> 16:00-17:00 Room Club B

> 16:10-17:40 Room Club D

> 17:40-18:45 Forum Hall
Invitation only


> 08:00-09:00 Room Club H
Invitation only

> 09:10-10:40 Room Club D
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> 09:10-10:40 Room Club C
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> 09:00-18:00 Room Club E
Invitation only

> 10:40-11:40 Room Club B
Invitation only

>1 2:40-14:10 Congress Hall
EUSEM members

> 14:10-15:40 Room Club D
Invitation only

> 14:10-16:00 Room Club C
Invitation only

>16:00-17:00 EUSEM booth
Invitation only


> 08:30-10:30 Room Club C
Invitation only

>10:40-12:00 Room Club C
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Working group Digital Emergency Medicine

From Apps, Decision aids, Smart Health and Virtual Reality to Telemedicine

How patients are treated in emergency- and acute medicine is subject to rapid change. Learning and working processes in acute medicine are changed by digital aids and the handling as well as opportunities and threats are often unclear and require training. Doctors today grow up in the digital age with smartphones, apps and smart devices and use them in their daily lives. However, the skills that are learned and applied are still insufficient and only partially transferable for daily use in medical professional work with patients. This change does not only take place on the side of the doctor/medical student:

  • Change from knowledge-based education to process-oriented education and clinical work: From textbook to Dr. Google
  • Integration of Decision Aids and Smartphone Apps as medical products in the everyday life of an acute physician: Medical Calculators, Scoring/Triagesoftware
  • There is a whole spectrum of tele-emergency medicine: from algorithm-based apps to video-physician-based remote treatment. Telemedicine, i.e. the remote emergency treatment of patients, can improve access to emergency treatment in emergency medicine and could contribute to bringing specialists to the periphery and reducing the rural shortage of physicians.
  • “Artificial intelligence is a buzzword in all media”. Applications of artificial intelligence algorithms in the context of "decision aids" but also machine learning applications in image recognition and processing of vital signs/laboratory values are a major topic.

But also on the patient's side:

  • The informed patient: communication and interaction with these patients, legal aspects
  • Smart Health: data protection risks, dealing as a physician with e.g. Apple watch detected atrial fibrillation

The working group should create the opportunity to exchange experiences, discuss basic principles and develop a common standard.

Proposed objectives of the working group

  • Meeting point of emergency phycicians interested in digital transformation
  • Support and participation in the development of the future of "digital emergency medicine" featuring opportunities and risks of technological innovations
  • Exploring possibilies of integrating digital competencies into the training of an emergency physician
  • Use of digital technologies in emergency medicine e.g. Virtual reality simulation training, decision aids
  • Exchange and coordination or participation in research projects in the area of digital emergency medicine
  • Exchange experiences, discuss basic principles and develop a common standard for emergency telemedicine.
  • Applications of machine learning in emergency medicine and its limits, opportunities and ethical implications have to be discussed.



Epidemiology series

Dear members,

Emergency Medicine across Europe shows a considerable variability. Not only in health system model, also in activity. Unfortunately, European health registries concerning Emergency Medicine are not implemented, and only a small number of countries report detailed information of it's Emergency Health Systems. This creates difficulties to compare the individual outcomes between different centres in the same country and between countries.

EUSEM started a new initiative with the title: “The epidemiology series”, which tries to create a common place for emergency medical information sharing.

We are conscious of the difficulties that we are going to face; the access to the proper information sources is not going to be the main obstacle, the key limitation is the lack of universal definitions for the objectives of our description.

We started this for our members to share the actual accessible information and be more comprehensive in their information sharing for the coming years.

This project is part of the strategic communication plan, and the initial proposal is to produce a minimum of two chapters per year, covering relevant aspects of our EMS. The first chapter focuses on emergency medicine activity across Europe and is called Emergency Medicine in numbers.

The designed format is a PDF presentation and a web based reference document.

Your comments to this initiative are welcome.

Please find the first publication in the Emergency Medicine Epidemiology Series.

EM in numbers 



Sections, Committees and Working Groups

EUSEM consists of Sections, Committees and Working groups.

Please check the dropdown menu to see which sections, committees and working groups are there. 

If you are interested to join EUSEM in any group, you can always send your CV and a short motivation to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..



e-Course Risk Stratification

»No Risk – no Fun« - Risk stratification in Emergency Medicine 


Date: 3 November 17:00-19:00 CET

This course is a short live e-course with one live session in MS Teams.   

Target audience: everyone working in emergency medicine 

Course aims:  

  • To demonstrate  the importance of 
    • pre-test probabilty assesment for disease 
    • rational selection of correct diagnostic tests
    • correct test interpretation 
  • To demonstrate the importance of risk stratification for disposition of the patients 

Specific learning outcomes: On completion of this online course, attendee should be able to: 

  • understand the importance of diagnostic accuracy in terms of sensitivity, specificity, positive/negative predictive values, and likelihood ratios 
  • understand the importance of prevalence/incidence of disease and assessment pre-test probability for disease 
  • understand the  basics of the Bayesian theory and to use the Fagan Nomogram  
  • select the correct diagnostic tests based on pre-testprobability and test accuracy 
  • understand test thresholds and treatment thresholds 
  • select the correct risk stratification tools for safe disposition of emergency patients 

Course elements: Chosen applicants will be invited into designated “MS Team” 

  1. Initial evaluation; in order to enhance learning, attendees will be asked to answer few short questions
  2. Pre-reading (circa 2h); attendees will be asked to read through shared articles (2 weeks in advance)
  3. Short pre-test; atendees will be asked to summarize learning by answering few questions 
  4. Online session through MS Teams: live online interactive event:  initial lecture by prof. Behringer, followed by online Q&A
  5. After the course, attendees will be sent short survey to give feedback about the course 

This course is offered to you by EUSEM for free.

You can register by logging into or creating a MyEUSEM profile.  You'll see the registration button in your overview.

After registration you will be added to the MS Team.
You will receive an automatically generated email from Microsoft to confirm your email address for the MS Team.
After confirming you will get notifications of anything happening within the team, like posts, uploaded files or anything else.

Enjoy the course!!!