The vision of the Academic Section is to promote high-quality emergency patient care by conducting world-leading education and research in emergency medicine. Through its three committees focused on leadership/administration, education scholarship and research, the Academic Section delivers the annual Academic Symposium as well as other initiatives. If you are interested in actively participating in any of these initiatives, contact Shanna Scarrow (email@example.com).
- To promote high-quality emergency patient care by conducting world-leading education and research in emergency medicine
- To improve emergency care of patients by enhancing academic emergency medicine primarily at Canadian medical schools and teaching hospitals
- To foster and develop education, research and academic leadership amongst Canadian emergency physicians (EPs), residents and students
- To provide mentorship in academic emergency medicine (EM)
2018 Terms of Reference
Four Members-at-Large (elected from West, Prairies, Ontario. Québec, East)
Ex-officio Members (non-voting)
Academic Section Elections
Academic Sections Executive elections are held annually at the annual Academic Section meeting held at the CAEP Conference. Each elected Executive position has a term of 2 years, eligible for re-election to a maximum of 3 consecutive terms. Elected Executive positions will be open for nomination for 3 months prior to the end of the term.
|ACADEMIC SECTION ELECTIONS PROCESS||TIMING|
|Executive Members up for renewal are contacted|
|For open positions, nominations are solicited from executive and section membership*|
|Nominees are contacted to confirm interest and for a short biography||As each nominee name is received|
|Final date to receive nominations||60 days prior to Annual Section Meeting|
|Nominee bios are posted on Academic Section webpage||45 days prior to Annual Section Meeting|
|Elections||Annual Section Meeting|
*According to the Academic Section Terms of Reference, nominations for open positions may be made by any Academic Section member.
We are seeking nominations for TWO member-at-large positions. Submit your letter of intent and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org by March 15, 2019.
Nominee Bios Received for Member-At-Large Position:
- Dr. Judy Morris is an emergency physician, clinical researcher, and a trauma team leader working at Hôpital du Sacré-Coeur in Montreal. She completed her medical school at McGill University and FRCPC residency training at Université de Montréal. She completed a master’s degree in biomedical sciences with a focus on clinical research at Université de Montréal in 2010. She is part of the emergency department research team at her hospital and has been contributing to various multicentric ED research projects. Over the past ten years, she has been involved with various institutions and organizations as a member of their scientific and organizing committees, planning various medical conferences. Since 2013, she is a member of the board of l’Association des Médecins d’urgences du Québec (AMUQ), where she is in charge of the research component at their annual conference. She has been AMUQ’s representative on the board of CAEP since 2018. Dr. Morris is an Associate Professor in the Department of Family and Emergency Medicine at Université de Montréal where she is also a member of their continuing medical education committee. In 2018, she was named assistant director for the emergency medicine sector of her university department.
All CAEP members are welcome to join and participate in the section.
Academic Section Executive Committee vacant positions will be posted in the CAEP Connects and on CAEP social media channels.
Contact Shanna Scarrow for more information at email@example.com.
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The Academic Symposium is hosted once every three years by the each committee to provide practical recommendations on improving EM. Each year, three panels are formed with the mandate to research their topic; create recommendations for Canadian Academic EM units and present at the Academic Symposium; and publish the recommendations in CJEM.
From Competence to Excellence: Optimizing Emergency Care Through Education