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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 Aotearoa 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.


ACEM recognises the substantial contributions made to the College and the emergency medicine profession with Honours and Awards.

Global Emergency Care

Global Emergency Care (GEC), integrates emergency care with the field of global health incorporating clinical service provision, capacity building and health systems strengthening for time-sensitive healthcare. It includes development activities as well as aspects of disaster health, humanitarian assistance and surge response.

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

Sustaining our workforce

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

Research at ACEM

Aims to understand the issues impacting on emergency medicine and to evaluate our education and training programs. We also coordinate ACEM's clinical trials and epidemiology networks.


Sections enable individuals to gather with likeminded peers to promote and advance a specific area of practice in emergency medicine. Sections include PHRM, Trauma, Private Hospital EM, Advancing Women and more.

ACEM Scholarships, Awards and Grants

A breakdown of the scholarships, awards and grants available to members and trainees of the College.

Emergency Medicine Standards

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

Emergency Department Ultrasound

Ultrasound is an important tool in Emergency Medicine. This page is a repository for key ACEM ultrasound documents, and links to various ultrasound resources for Clinical Leads in ED Ultrasound, members and trainees.