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 (firstname.lastname@example.org).
- 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 email@example.com by March 15, 2019.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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