About ACEM

The Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM) is the not-for-profit organisation responsible for training emergency physicians and advancement of professional standards in emergency medicine in Australia and New Zealand. As the peak professional organisation for emergency medicine in Australasia, ACEM has a significant interest in ensuring the highest standards of medical care for patients are maintained in emergency departments across Australia and New Zealand.

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  State of crisis: Australian EDs ‘still gridlocked’
Australian emergency departments (EDs) are overwhelmed with many patients being put at risk, according to the latest nationwide snapshot survey from the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine ...
Jun 1, 2016  |  Read More
  Diana Egerton-Warburton wins 2016 AMA Woman in Medicine Award
Emergency medicine physician and leading public health campaigner Associate Professor Diana Egerton-Warburton has won the 2016 AMA Woman in Medicine Award, the Australasian College for Emergency...
May 27, 2016  |  Read More
  Major study confirms that staffing cuts in WA hospitals are killing patients
Staffing cuts and freezes in WA hospitals have led to a deterioration in the proportion of patients being admitted or discharged from the Emergency Department (ED) within four hours.
May 24, 2016  |  Read More
  New research shows how hospitals can improve outcomes for their patients
An article published in the latest issue of the Medical Journal of Australia provides, for the first time, strong evidence that improvements in admission processes through hospital emergency...
May 16, 2016  |  Read More