Emergency care at crisis point

Lorna Rothery spoke to Jim Connolly, President of the European Society for Emergency Medicine about how long-established issues in the health system are being reflected in emergency care, and the bold actions needed to address this.

"Emergency medicine has faced unprecedented challenges over the past few years with ambulance offload delays, treatment delays and staff shortages. Would you say emergency medicine is being suitably prioritised as part of the EU’s public health agenda?"

Good question!!

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Submit your educational proposals

EUSEM is working hard to deliver many educational initiatives to help to standardise the level of EM in Europe. Many of our members are great educators, therefore we would like you to submit your ideas according to our definitions and templates.

There are plenty of options like hybrid course, face to face course, podcasts, webinars.

Have a look at the Course definitions and requirements

You can find 3 different submission templates to start the process:

1 Webinar template

2 Pre-course or workshop template (live or hybrid)

3 E-course project template (with CME)

If you have any questions, please contact the office: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Looking forward to your ideas!!


EUSEM is looking for a Marketing & Communication Manager

EUSEM is looking for someone that will:
• Create a marketing and communication strategy which supports activities of EUSEM;
• Use their skills across all areas of marketing and communication: copywriting, proofreading, and digital campaigning, capable of promoting key messages in traditional and social media;
• Manage the EUSEM, congress website and EM Day website;
• Support the implementation of the EM Day campaign;
• Work with graphic designers, media consultants to develop the communication and promotional activities.


Read the full description HERE


Please send the following to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  :

  • a cover letter
  • your CV
  • 3 examples of your previous work (website, publications and social media posts)


Call for nominations for EUSEM board positions

You are invited to send in your nominations for four EUSEM board positions. Please find the invitation letter with instructions HERE

Please find the job descriptions and the nomination form per available position

Nomination form

Nomination form

Honorary Treasurer 
Nomination form

Honorary Secretary
Nomination form

Who do you want to nominate to direct us into the future?

Send in the nomination form to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. before 30 April 2023 midnight CEST. 

Please note that only full members can elect and vote


Job opening at EUSEM for Exam & Administration coordinator

We are looking for an Exam and Administration Coordinator, who will support the activities in relation to the European Board Examination in Emergency Medicine and support EUSEM in its other activities.

In our small dynamic team you will be able to share your ideas and together shape the future of the European Society for Emergency Medicine.

You will be able to learn a lot in this diverse job.

Read the full description HERE

Apply by sending a cover letter and CV in English to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Short-listed applicants will be contacted within three weeks after application.


Epidemiology of geriatric patients presenting to emergency departments in Europe: EGERS study

We are proud to announce the publication of the EGERS study in EJEM.

The primary aim of this European prospective study was to determine the epidemiologic characteristics of elderly patients presenting to EDs across Europe. Our secondary objective was to determine the hospitalization rate, characteristics, and in-hospital mortality rates of geriatric patients presenting to EDs. 

Please find a summary:


Or the full publication.

https://journals.lww.com/euro-emergencymed/Abstract/9900/Epidemiology_of_geriatric_patients_presenting_to.46.aspx .