Academic Section

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 (sscarrow@caep.ca).

Vision and Mission

Vision

  • To promote high-quality emergency patient care by conducting world-leading education and research in emergency medicine

Mission Statement

  • 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)

 

2017 Terms of Reference

Executive Committee Members

Jeff Perry 
MD MSc CCFP(EM)
Chair
Ottawa, ON
Eddy Lang
MD CCFP(EM)
Leadership Chair
Calgary, AB
Andrew McRae
MD PhD FRCPC
Research Chair
Calgary, AB
Rob Woods
MD MMEd FRCPC
Education Scholarship Chair
Saskatoon, SK
Teresa Wayrykow
MD CCDP(EM)
Undergraduate Education
Winnipeg, MB
Garth Meckler MD 
MD MSHS
Pediatric Emergency
Medicine Education
Vancouver, BC
Kirk Magee
MD MSc FRCPC
Postgraduate Education – FRCPC
Halifax, NS
John Foote
MD CCFP(EM)
Postgraduate Education – CCFP(EM)
Toronto, ON

Four Members-at-Large (elected from West, Prairies, Ontario. Québec, East)

Aaron Johnston
MD CCFP(EM)
Calgary, AB
James Stempien
MD CCFP(EM)
Saskatoon, SK
Natalie Le Sage
MD FRCPC
Quebec City, QC
Paul Miller
MD MHSc FRCPC
Hamilton, ON

Ex-officio Members (non-voting)

Munsif Bhimani
MD MSc
CCFP(EM) Program Director Chair
London, ON
Brian Chung
MD FRCPC
FRCPC Program Director Chair
Vancouver, BC
Sean Moore
MD FRCPC
Continuing Professional Development Chair
Keewatin, ON
Tim Lynch
MD FRCPC
Pediatric Section Chair
London, ON
Etienne Van Der Linde
MB ChB MCFP
Rural & Small Urban Section Chair
Clarenville, NL
Ian Stiell
MD FRCPC ABEM
Academic Section Past Chair
Ottawa, ON
Alvin Chin
MD
Resident Section Representative
Hamilton, ON
Alecs Chochinov
MD FRCPC
CAEP President
Winnipeg, MB
Lynn Garrow
BSocSc  MBA
CAEP Executive Director
Ottawa, ON
Rachelle Tessier
Project Officer
CAEP Liaison
Ottawa, ON
Shanna Scarrow
Manager, Research & Academics
CAEP Liaison
Ottawa, ON

How to Join

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 Kelly Wyatt for more information at kwyatt@caep.ca.

Election Process

Description

February 1 – March 31Identify open positions & solicit nominations.
April 1All nominations should have been received by CAEP office.
April 15Nominee information is posted to the CAEP website.
June (at CAEP conference)
  • Elections will be held.
  • Electronic election format will be available for those not available to attend conference.
July 1
  • Chair must be approved by the CAEP Board (at their next board meeting).
  • If the chair is not approved, then the position will be available for election.

Activities

Academic Symposium

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.

How academic EM leaders can strengthen connections: Hospital, rural and global health perspectives

Saturday, May 26, 2018 at CAEP 2018 in Calgary
12:00 – 16:00
Registration fee: $35 in advance, $50 at the door (includes lunch)

Academic Consultation Service

In order to address the variability across Canada’s academic emergency medicine departments and tap into the expertise of CAEP academic leaders, the Academic Section is providing an Academic Consultation ServiceThe goal of CAEP’s Academic Consultation Service is to improve emergency care of patients by enhancing academic EM at Canadian medical schools and teaching hospitals.

eScan

In 2016, the Academic Section conducted an adult environmental scan. Following its publication, a pediatric environmental scan has been conducted with the publication forthcoming.