Paediatric Section

Introduction

Paediatric Emergency Medicine (PEM) links the specialties of Paediatrics and Emergency Medicine. In Europe, PEM is still regarded as a new medical profession. The EUSEM PEM Section was established in October 2006 with the goal of encouraging physicians who are practicing Emergency Pediatrics to join EUSEM and to be involved in its clinical, educational and research activities.

At the section meeting in Amsterdam in September 2014, Dr Ian Maconochie was elected as the new Chair of the PEM section. The section will; be jointly chaired by Dr Ian Maconochie and Dr Javier Benito for the next year.

Mission Statement

To promote and facilitate the dissemination of knowledge and quality of care in PEM in Europe through meetings, courses, research, publications, policy statements and by producing clinical guidelines and other activities.

Goals

  • To advocate for children and emergency care.
  • To promote international collaboration between physicians who practice PEM and the various European Paediatric Emergency societies.
  • To enhance the relationship between adult and paediatric EM.

Objectives

  • To encourage physicians who practice PEM to participate in EUSEM activities.
  • To be fully responsible for the academic programme of the paediatric sessions in the annual EUSEM meetings/congresses.
  • To initiate educational activities in PEM through courses, projects and various clinical activities.

REPEM - RESEARCH IN EUROPEAN PAEDIATRIC EMERGENCY MEDICINE

REPEM is a Research Network that includes physicians at the capacity of medical director, research director, consultant or director of medical education who work in a European paediatric emergency department. The network was established in October 2006 at the EUSEM Congress in Crete.

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Mission Statement

Improving emergency care for children through a high standard multi-national and multi-centre research.

Objectives

  • To conduct high-level paediatric emergency research in Europe by combining the efforts of individual institutions and to enhance the image of paediatric emergency medicine as a credible academic discipline with its own research agenda.
  • To facilitate and promote research activities among the participating institutions and develop cohesiveness between centres involved in the practice of paediatric emergency medicine.
  • To create a research infrastructure for paediatric emergency medicine on an international level in the participating countries.

Click here for more information on the work of REPEM and for the REPEM newsletter.

For further information and to express interest in joining the PEM Section, please contact the Section Chair:

Dr Ian Maconochie

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Members

Austria

Pinky-Rose, Espiona Pritisana, Ena Greber-Plats, Susanne

Belgium

Hachimi-Idrissi, Said Van de Voorde, Patrick

Czech Republic

Petrovska, Alexandra

Estonia

Uustalu, Ylle

France

Cheron, Gerard Angoulvant, Francois Titomanlio, Luigi Dubos, François Le Guen, Christele Leroy, Sandrine Mercier, Jean-Chistophe

Germany

Hogan, Barbara (ex-officio, EUSEM Past-President)

Hungary

Bognar, Zsolt Lefter, Zsuzsanna Simon, Gábor Szabo, Eva

Israel

Shavit, Itai Berant, Ron Waisman, Yehezkel

Italy

Parri, Niccolò Bressan, Silvia Da Dalt, Liviana Daverio, Marco Bronzini, Francesca Giacalone, Martina Sforzi, Idanna Castagno, Emanuele Vardeu, Maria Paola Romanengo, Marta

Latvia

Zavadska, Dace

Lithuania

Darginavicius, Linas Sabulyte, Simona

Netherlands

Kreier, Felix Borensztajn, Dorine Geurts, Dorien Moll, Henriette Oostenbrink, Rianne Valerio, Paolo

Portugal

Alves, Claudio Costa Lima, Sofia Garrido, Ana Gata, Lia Fernandes, Ricardo

Qatar

Srivastava, Geetanjali

Romania

Moldovan, Diana Gafencu, Mihai

Saudi Arabia

Qureshi, Nadeem

Spain

Benito, Javier (Past-Chair) Benito, Helvia Gomez, Borja Paniagua, Natalia Mintegi, Santiago Velasco, Roberto De Lucas, Nieves González, Andrés Luaces-Cubells, Carles Marañón, Rafa

Sweden

Orfanos, Ioannis

Switzerland

Gervaix, Alain Galetto Lacour, Annick Siebert, Johan Seiler, Michelle Manzano, Sergio Höffe, Julia Lacroix, Laurence Löllgen, Ruth Rey-Bellet, Celine

Turkey

Ozlem, Teksam Ulas Saz, Eylem Anil, Murat Tekin, Deniz Yilmaz, Hayri Levent Turan, Caner

United Kingdom

Maconochie, Ian (Chair) Beattie, Tom Nijman, Ruud Soliman, Ahmed Lyttle, Mark Babakhanlou, Rodrick

United States

Walker, Dave

Resources

The Pediatric Emergency Medicine Database links to recent studies and journal articles: http://pemdatabase.org/

Contact Information

For further information and to express interest in joining the DM Section, contact:

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