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 Stiell
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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Decision Editors

David Barbic
MD FRCPC
Vancouver, BC
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Peter Cameron
MBBS MD FACEM FIFEM FCEM (hon)
Melbourne Australia
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Alix Carter
MD FRCPC
St. Margaret’s Bay, NS
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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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Marcel Emond
MD CCFP(EM)
Quebec City, QC
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Sophie Gosselin
MD FRCPC
Knowlton, QC
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Rob Green
MD FRCPC
Halifax, NS
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Grant Innes
MD FRCPC
Calgary, AB
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David Lewis
MD
Rothesay, NB
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Kirk Magee
MD FRCPC
Halifax, NS
Andrew McRae
MD FRCPC
Calgary, AB
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Shawn Mondoux
MD FRCPC
Hamilton, ON
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Catherine Patocka
MD FRCPC
Calgary, AB
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Naveen Poonai
MD FRCPC
Dorchester, ON
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Brian Steinhart
MD FRCPC

Toronto, ON

Dan Ting
MD FRCPC
Kelowna, BC
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Peter Zed
Vancouver, BC
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Associate Editors

Teresa Chan
MD FRCPC
Hamilton, ON
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Garth Dickinson
MD FRCPC
Ottawa, ON
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Jim Ducharme
MD FRCPC
Toronto, ON
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Jeff Eppler
MD FRCPC
Kelowna, BC
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Mete Erdogan
Halifax, NS
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Ran Goldman
MD RCPC

Vancouver, BC

Niranjan Kissoon
MD FRCPC
Vancouver, BC
Patrick McLane
Edmonton, AB
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Rohit Mohindra
MD FRCPC
Toronto, ON
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Laurie Morrison
MD FRCPC
Toronto, ON
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Heather Murray
MD FRCPC
Kingston, ON
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Jeff Perry
MD CCFP(EM)

Ottawa, ON

Roy Purssell
MD FRCPC

Vancouver, BC

CJEM Awards

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: The 2020 competition is not yet open. Please check this fall for details.

PRIZE: The Winner of the CJEM Photo Contest will be announced at CAEP 2020. The winner will have their photo published on the cover 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

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 2020 Conference Awards Ceremony held in Ottawa.

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

The 2020 competition is not yet open. Please check this fall for details.

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