1200 Delegates and 250 Scientific Papers at the ESEM22 Conference

The 8th edition of the Emirates Society of Emergency Medicine Conference concluded, with more than 1200 healthcare professionals specializing in Emergency Medicine participating in the event. Experts from around the world discussed all major sub-specialties of Emergency Medicine with a focus on time–sensitive medical emergencies such as trauma, stroke, and cardiovascular cases. The four-day event hosted a series of dedicated sessions, workshops, and panel discussions attended by industry leaders.

The ESEM22 Conference, which was held at Conrad Etihad Towers Abu Dhabi from 7th to 10th December 2022, included eight dedicated workshops and sessions covering topics related to Critical Care, Military Medicine, Paediatric, Medico-legal, Respirology, Radiology, Disaster Medicine, and several other topics. It is worth highlighting that this year’s edition of ESEM received more than 250 scientific research papers. Accepted research papers were presented during the event, emphasizing the latest developments in the field of Emergency Medicine.

Moreover, the Conference’s Scientific Committee has introduced the “Emergency Department Quality Improvement Professional” (EQUIP) certification course, delivered by Harvard Medical Faculty Physicians at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. This course helps Emergency Medicine physicians and nurse leaders improve their clinical practice, potentially effecting system-wide change, through optimized emergency care delivery, focused on quality and patient safety.

ESEM22 also featured the distribution of awards and recognition of different Emergency Medicine professionals, celebrating its 10th Anniversary. The awards included Best Emergency Medicine Physician, Best Emergency Medicine Nurse, Best Paramedic, Best Educator, Best Researcher, Best Resident, and Best International Ambassador.