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 four 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 through world-leading leadership, education, and research in emergency medicine.
- To improve emergency care of patients by enhancing academic emergency medicine at Canadian hospitals.
- To foster and develop education, research and academic leadership among Canadian emergency physicians, residents, researchers, and students.
- To provide mentorship in academic emergency medicine (EM).
2020 Terms of Reference
Four Members-at-Large (elected from West, Prairies, Ontario, Québec, East)
Ex-officio Members (non-voting)
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. Please refer to the “Executive Committee Members” tab for a list of the current vacancies.
Contact Shanna Scarrow for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Academic Consultation Service
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.