ACEM provides support and connects you with external services that can help you with:

  • Alcohol misuse
  • Bullying, discrimination and harassment
  • Burnout
  • Clinical incident stress
  • Concerns for a colleague
  • Fatigue
  • Financial issues
  • Infectious disease and biohazard exposure concerns
  • Mental health issues
  • Personal or family issues
  • Remediation.

Need help right now?

Lifeline:
Australia: 13 11 14
New Zealand: 0800 543 354

Australia:
beyondblue - 1300 224 636
Suicide Call Back Service - 1300 659 467

New Zealand:
Samaritans - 0800 726666

ACEM Resources

Wellbeing Discussion Forum

The Wellbeing Discussion Forum is a space for members and trainees to discuss topics relating to the wellbeing of people working in Emergency Medicine. It has been set up to facilitate the sharing of information, ideas, stories and initiatives.

Best of Web EM

Best of Web EM is an ACEM resource hub, linking you with peer-reviewed resources including those relating to doctor health and wellbeing .

ACEM Mentoring Network

The ACEM Mentoring Network is an online space to engage in focused discussions and receive support and encouragement from other FACEM mentors.

The ACEM Mentoring Network provides:

  • Online discussion forums where you can discuss and share ideas, issues, challenges and successes
  • The contact information of FACEMs who have volunteered to offer support and advice
  • ACEM Mentoring Course; five online modules supporting the ACEM Mentoring framework
  • Tools and templates designed by FACEMs to support the mentoring process.

How can I join the network?

All trainees and Members are automatically enrolled in the ACEM Mentoring Network. Please contact [email protected] if you are not receiving email alerts.

External resources

  • Alcohol misuse
  • Bullying, discrimination or harassment
  • Burnout
  • Clinical incident stress
  • Concerns for a colleague
  • Fatigue
  • Infectious disease and biohazard exposure concerns
  • Mental health issues
  • Personal or family issues

Remeditation

ACEM sets out the requirements for progression and remediation in the FACEM Training Program under the Progression and Remediation Policy. We have a dedicated Trainee Support Team to discuss your training and assessment requirements. Find more information on remediation here.

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