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Academic & Research

academic_researchThere is considerable academic and research activity within the Emergency Medicine community in Ireland. The Academic Committee of IAEM has a broad remit to promote research and evidence-based EM within the specialty. This committee has specific responsibility inter alia for the management of the following:

  • Abstract submissions to the IAEM Annual Scientific Meeting
  • Supporting the roll out of multinational trials and studies e.g. CRASH-3, HALT-IT, REAppropriate
  • Assisting with guiding SpRs in the development of the Clinical Topic Review component of the FCEM examination
  • Representing IAEM on Scientific Advisory Committees of international EM academic meetings e.g. ICEM

Terms of Reference

The Association has determined Terms of Reference for the committee.

Current Committee Membership:

The current membership of the committee (Aug 2015) is:

  • A/Prof. Conor Deasy (Chair)
  • Prof. Stephen Cusack
  • Dr Geraldine McMahon
  • Dr Roisin McNamara
  • Dr David Menzies
  • Dr Damian Ryan (Secretary)
  • Dr Peadar Gilligan
  • Dr Carol Blackburn
  • Dr Sinead O'Gorman
  • Dr Aileen McCabe (Trainee Representative)
  • Ms. Patricia Houlihan
  • Prof. John Ryan
  • Mr John O'Donnell

The Academic Committee has produced an overarching Research Strategy for Emergency Medicine in Ireland with an overt objective to foster multi-centre clinical research through the creation of an Irish EM research network. Further links to assist with research are on the way and will be uploaded here in due course.

The committee has also produced a document "IAEM ASM Abstract Submission and Presentation Regulations March 2013" to make would-be abstract submitters aware of the regulations for so doing and those that will apply in the event that they are selected to present either an oral presentation or a poster presentation at the ASM.

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