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The ACEM Foundation oversees a number of Scholarships, Grants and Awards.
Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and Māori health Research Award
A published research paper or conference presentation to be most significant in the field of emergency medicine as it relates to Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander or Māori health.
ACEM Foundation Conference Grants
The grant aims to provide professional development and:
Joseph Epstein Scholarship
The Joseph Epstein Scholarship was established in 2013 to encourage and support the number of Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and Māori specialists in emergency medicine in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand.
The Scholarship was named after after past College President and ACEM Foundation Fellow, Associate Professor Joseph Epstein.
Emergency Medicine Certificate (EMC) Grant for Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and Māori Medical Practitioners
Established in 2019, the ACEM Foundation Emergency Medicine Certificate (EMC) Grant for Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and Māori Medical Practitioners aims to increase the number of Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and Māori medical practitioners undertaking the ACEM Emergency Medicine Certificate.
International Development Fund Grant
Established by ACEM's International Emergency Medicine Committee, the aim of the International Development Fund Grant is to provides promote the development of emergency care in the developing world through teaching, training and capacity building. Preference for grant recipients are projects focusing on developing countries on the annual United Nations Human Development Report.
Global Emergency Care Scholarship
The Global Emergency Care Scholarship aims to increase awareness and support for emergency medicine in developing countries.
By nomination of a FACEM or trainee, the Scholarship is designed to help increase the recipient's skills and understanding of EM systems and standards in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand.
Global Emergency Care Research Award
The ACEM Global Emergency Care Committee aims to support and encourage research that is driven by the emergency care needs, gaps and priorities of developing countries and is performed in partnership and collaboration with researchers within these countries.
Supporting and encouraging research into Global Emergency Care is an essential step in reducing current global health disparities for peoples from developing countries. The award consists of a monetary prize of $1,000 and a certificate attesting to the award.
Al Spilman Early Career Researcher Grant
The Al Spilman Early Career Researcher Grant provides funds to trainees, and Fellows, who have limited research experience, to assist them in developing and enhancing their research portfolio.
Al Spilman generously supports this grant to further emergency medicine research.
Edward Brentnall Award
Dr Edward Brentnall is a Foundation Fellow of the College and was instrumental in developing the specialty of emergency medicine and in creating a College for medical training. The Edward Brentnall Award was created in recogniton of his outstanding contributions to the College.
The Edward Brentnall Award recognises the most significant published research paper in public health or disaster medicine.
John Gilroy Potts Award
The John Gilroy Potts Award is an award made to the author of an article published in a refereed journal, the content of which made a significant contribution to emergency medicine. It is an award made in the pursuit of truth, knowledge, and wisdom by physicians in emergency medicine.
Dr John Potts is a Foundation Fellow of ACEM.
Morson Taylor Research Grant
The Morson Taylor Research Grant fosters high quality research in EM. The grant was established after the generous bequest made to the ACEM EM Research Foundation by the late Mrs Elisabeth Morson and Mrs Nairne Taylor in 1999.