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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  New look EMA arrives
The April edition of Emergency Medicine Australasia is the first to feature the new cover design and logo. Inside, incoming Editor-in-Chief (EIC) Geoff Hughes explains his vision for the...
Apr 11, 2014  |  Read More
  Co-payments strategy flawed
As speculation continues over whether the federal government will introduce a $6 Medicare co-payment in the May budget – a change which some fear would encourage use of emergency departments (EDs...
Apr 9, 2014  |  Read More
  Time to tackle the real cause of overcrowded emergency departments
The Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM) has released a new position statement on the greatest single factor causing overcrowding in EDs and, therefore, increasing clinical risk for...
Apr 8, 2014  |  Read More
  ACEM statement on Queensland Senior Medical Officers' contract dispute
The Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM) is deeply concerned about the current dispute relating to Senior Medical Officers' (SMOs) contracts in Queensland.
Mar 28, 2014  |  Read More