Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and Māori Health

The College's vision for reconciliation addresses the inequities in health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. The College is progressing a strategy to achieve equity for Māori in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Better outcomes for our patients

ACEM seeks to continually improve the level of patient care delivered at emergency departments in Australia and New Zealand.

Building Respect in Emergency Medicine

The College has committed to two key action plans that will help enact meaningful cultural change in the College and in emergency departments.

Emergency Medicine Standards

ACEM develops and promotes standards for the provision of quality emergency medical care in Australia and New Zealand by ensuring relevance of professional standards for practice and promoting adherence to those standards.

Geriatric Emergency Medicine

The Geriatric Emergency Medicine Special Interest Group (GEMSIG) fosters and promotes quality clinical care for older people in emergency departments throughout Australia and New Zealand.

International Emergency Medicine

The International Emergency Medicine Network (IEM-Network) supports those interested in the development of international emergency medicine.

National Program

The National Program aims to address some of the big challenges facing emergency medical care across Australia, including improving the quality and distribution of the future emergency medicine workforce. It includes a range of projects, facilitated by ACEM and funded by the Commonwealth Department of Health’s Specialist Training Program

Other research journals and resources

IEMNet News

Sustaining our workforce

Emergency department (ED) staffing must allow for the delivery of high-quality patient care.

Workplace health and safety

Working in safe environments is important for the health and wellbeing of our Fellows and trainees and allows them to provide the best possible care to patients.

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