Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine (CJEM)

The Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine (CJEM) is Canada’s only academic emergency medicine journal and the official publication of the Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians (CAEP). CJEM is published six times a year by Cambridge University Press. Its first issue was released in April 1999.

Please log in

Mission, Vision and Objectives

CJEM Vision
Inspiring excellence in emergency medical care

CJEM Mission
To improve emergency medical care by connecting and informing providers

CJEM Objectives

  1. To promote communication and information exchange amongst physicians practicing emergency medicine in Canada, including those providing care in rural communities
  2. To improve emergency care of patients in Canada and elsewhere
  3. To provide current evidence to assist physicians practicing emergency medicine
  4. To disseminate high-quality emergency medicine scholarly work in research and education, produced by Canadians
  5. To provide scholarly opportunities for medical students, residents, and newly practicing physicians
  6. To promote communication amongst non-physician Canadian emergency care providers
  7. To disseminate Canadian emergency medicine content internationally
  8. To be among the top three emergency medicine journals within 5 years

Author / Contributor Information

The links below will redirect you to the appropriate pages on the CJEM website.

If you have any CJEM related inquiries, please send an email to: cjem@caep.ca

Submit Article

Author Instructions and Manuscript Format

Editorial Leadership

Ian Steill
MD FRCPC ABEM
Editor in Chief
Ottawa, ON
Eddy Lang
MD CCFP(EM)
Deputy Editor
Calgary, AB
Paul Atkinson
MD FRCPC
Deputy Editor
Rothesay, NB

Editors

David Barbic
MD FRCPC
Vancouver, BC
.
Peter Cameron
MBBS MD FACEM FIFEM FCEM (hon)
Melbourne Australia
Teresa Chan
MD FRCPC
Hamilton, ON
.
Kerstin de Wit
MD MSc MBChB
Hamilton, ON
.
Quynh Doan
MD FRCPC
Vancouver, BC
.
Mete Erdogan
PhD
Halifax, NS
.
Sophie Gosselin
MD FRCPC
Knowlton, QC
Rob Green
MD FRCPC
Halifax, NS
.
Devin Harris
MD CCFP(EM)
Kelowna, BC
.
Niranjan Kissoon
MD FRCPC
Vancouver, BC
.
Kirk Magee
MD FRCPC
Halifax, NS
Andrew McRae
MD FRCPC
Calgary, AB
Rohit Mohindra
MD FRCPC
Toronto, ON
.
Shawn Mondoux
MD FRCPC
Hamilton, ON
.
Heather Murray
MD FRCPC
Kingston, ON
Catherine Patocka
MD FRCPC
Calgary, AB
.
Jeff Perry
MD CCFP(EM)
Ottawa, ON
.
.
John Tallon
MD FRCPC
Vancouver, BC
.
.
Dan Ting
MD
CJEM Editorial Intern
Kelowna, BC

Announcements

Penelope Gray-Allan Award – Now accepting submissions!

CAEP and the Editorial Board of Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine are pleased to announce a call for papers for the sixth annual award in honour of CJEM‘s former managing editor, Penelope Gray-Allan.

Key Criteria:

  • The award is open to any Royal College or CFPC emergency medicine resident in Canada.
  • The prize will be awarded for the best paper with a focus on humanities in emergency medicine.
  • The paper must be less than 1000 words (excluding references).
  • Judging criteria: Quality of writing, emotional content, pertinence to EM, completeness of story.

The award recipient will:

  • Have their paper published in the CAEP conference issue of CJEM
  • Receive a $500 prize (for the flight to conference or conference registration).
  • Award presentation and acknowledgement at the CAEP 2019 Conference Awards Ceremony held in Halifax.

Additional submission requirements:

  • A title page should be included with the following information on it:
    • Name
    • Email
    • Telephone number
    • Address
    • Academic Affiliation
    • Date
    • Keywords
  • Your photo

Deadline for submission is March 18, 2019.

Submit your paper here.

Please adress any questions to cjem@caep.ca.