It’s certainly not the shiniest. No airway toys, no free pens, not even a latte (don’t worry, there is always coffee!). No cabaret-esque introduction, dancing girls or ‘90’s rave approach to lighting. There’s never to my knowledge been an ICU consultant dressed up as a uterus at DEM either, a la the wonderful SMACC 2013…! For me, its 3 things that make DEM great – the ethics, the true innovation and the heart.
Central to the ethos of DevelopingEM has always been the excellence of the program. This year we think we have our best program ever with the format and content influenced by the feedback of previous delegates. You can see what’s in store for you if you come to Salvador by reviewing the previous presentations which are available on our website.
Our welcome reception on Monday 8th of September will be held in the gorgeous Pestano Convento do Carmo. This 16th century carmelite convent is a beautiful venue in the heart of the Historic Centre of Salvador (The Pelourinho) which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
We have a number of presenters rejoining us from Havana including John MacKenzie, Joe Lex, Peter Viccellio, Marianne Gausche, and Camilo Gutierrez.
Joining this incredible group will be a truly fantastic cohort including some leading lights in their fields including Billy Mallon and Mary McCaskill as well as some incredible personalities from the field of Emergency Medicine in Brazil and around the world.
DevelopingEM has, from the very first, had a focus on emergency medicine and critical care around the globe. And from the beginning we’ve been helped by Natalie Thurtle.
One of our standards with DevelopingEM has been a focus on Adult Emergency Medicine and Critical Care. Over the last two years we’ve had some amazing presentations by some incredible presenters. Following some positive feedback from our delegates we’ve quarantined two sessions for this topic. Our session lead Brian Wright has collected together a groupContinue reading “DevelopingEM 2014 Adult EM and Critical Care program”
GDay DevelopingEMers. Once again DevelopingEM will have accreditation with two Australasian colleges, the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM) and the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM). We also have the support of the Australasian Society for Emergency Medicine (ASEM) and are endorsed by the International Federation for Emergency Medicine (IFEM). For ourContinue reading “Is DevelopingEM 2014 an accredited emergency medicine conference?”
Amazing things keep happening in St Lucia as a result of connections made during DevelopingEM 2013. Here’s a letter from our friend and colleague Lisa Charles to explain the latest news. Victoria Hospital in Castries St. Lucia hosted our first ever Basic PICU course, May 20th to 21st, under the leadership of Drs. Elena Cavazzoni andContinue reading “More great news from St Lucia as a result of DevelopingEM 2013”
Having been born in Brazil, raised in England and now practicing in Australia, Developing EM understandably caught my attention. After medical school and a few postgraduate years in the UK as a junior doctor, I moved to Australia and have started my Emergency Medicine (EM) training here, like an ever-growing cohort of British doctors.
ORIGINAL ARTICLE – Portuguese (Scroll down for English translation) Medicina de Urgência e Emergência no Brasil Sou médico formado em 2012 no Brasil, atualmente no 2o ano de residência de medicina interna. Trabalho com medicina de emergência (ME) há 2 anos. A ME é diferente daquela praticada em qualquer outro setor. Variáveis como tempo,Continue reading “Developing EM Resuscitationalists in Training Articles! Part 2- Pedro G. Lanzieri”