Ethics Committee

Mission

To coordinate the ethics-related activities of the Society.

Objectives

  •  Increasing awareness among EUSEM members and emergency physicians in Europe on ethical issues as they apply to the practice of Emergency Medicine; 
  •  Assisting members addressing dynamic ethical issues that confront the practice of EM by:

 Education: 

  • serving as an educational resource

  • developing content for use in educational programs

  •  helping in the development of the curriculum regarding the teaching of ethics

  •  overseeing ethics-related activities which will promote the Society’s standards of ethical conduct

Research: 

  • guidance on approval from hospital ethics committee

  • developing guidelines on the ethics of clinical research and its funding

  • advising on the ethics of authorship, of subjects’ rights on informed consent and publication.

Technology:

  • identifying ethical issues pertaining to technology and industry.

Members

United Kingdom

Foex, Bernard, (Chair)

Greece

Askitopoulou, Helen

United Kingdom

Babakhanlou, Rodrick

Portugal

Almeida, Vitor

Spain

Garcia-Castrillo, Luis (EUSEM President/Ex-officio member)

Belgium

Leach, Robert (EUSEM Vice-President)

Belgium

Sabbe, Marc (EUSEM Honorary Treasurer)

Czech Republic

Šeblová, Jana

Netherlands

Spruyt, Carolina

Australia

Thompson, Peter

Switzerland

Keller, Dagmar

Germany

Hempel, Dorothea

Turkey

Karamercan, Mehmet

Meeting Minutes

Please find the meeting minutes of the last Ethics Committee meeting in Prague. (for members only) 

Contact Information

Contact

For further details, please contact the Committee Chair:

Helen Askitopoulou
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BOARD LIAISON: Robert Leach, Vice-President