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.

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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

Editorial Leadership

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

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

Announcements

CJEM Photography Contest

CAEP and the Editorial Board of Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine are pleased to announce a call for photos for an annual Photo Contest.

OFFICIAL RULES & REGULATIONS

  1. Contest is open to all individuals who are CAEP members.
  2. Photographers can be beginners, amateurs, or professionals.
  3. Photographs have to be in digital format (minimum 300 DPI). The photograph should be 190 x 110 mm.
  4. Submitted photographs should not be digitally enhanced or altered beyond the basics needed to achieve realistic colour balance and sharpness. Cropping is acceptable. Black and white images are acceptable.
  5. There is a limit of five entries per person. Each entry must be made separately.
  6. The photograph, in its entirety, must be a single work of original material taken by the contest entrant. No other party can have any right, title, claim or interest in the photograph.
  7. The Sponsor reserves the right to verify the validity and originality of any entry and/or entrant (including an entrant’s identity and address) and to disqualify any entrant who submits an entry that is not in accordance with these Official Rules or who tampers with the entry process.
  8. The photograph must not contain obscene, provocative, defamatory, sexually explicit or otherwise objectionable or inappropriate content.
  9. It is preferred that photos including people not be identifiable. If there is an identifiable photo, please include a form with written consent of the person in the application.
  10. By submitting this application form you agree that the work is original.
  11. CJEM does not hold the right to obtain ownership but does hold the right to use any entry for future purposes.
  12. WINNER SELECTION PROCESS. Photo Contest winner will be determined by CJEM staff. The submitted images will be judged on quality of image and originality. Judges reserve the right declare no winner if no entry is deemed worthy enough to be named the contest winner
  13. NAMES OF WINNERS. Winners consent that their names may be published in CJEM future publication.
  14. Late entries will not be accepted.

HOW TO ENTER

Submit a completed entry form to cjem@caep.ca with Photo Contest submission in the subject line. Each entry consists of a single digital image, an entry form requesting the photographer’s contact information and his/her description of the image including its location.

DEADLINE EXTENDED: March 31, 2019.

PRIZE: The Winner of the CJEM Photo Contest will be announced at CAEP 2019. The winner will have their photo published on the cover of the July 2019 issue of CJEM and will receive a $100 CAEP credit. We reserve the right to use submitted entries of runners up as future covers.

 

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.

This award recognizes a Humanities in Emergency Medicine article submitted to CJEM award in honour of CJEM‘s former managing editor, Penelope Gray-Allan. The paper should be no more than 1000 words. All of the submissions are judged by either the CJEM Senior Editorial Board (SEB), or a committee established by the SEB.

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 has been extended to March 31, 2019.

Submit your paper here.

Please address any questions to cjem@caep.ca.

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