21st International Conference on Emergency Medicine 2022

14 – 19 June

Hybrid Conference I Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

21st International Conference on Emergency Medicine

14 – 19 June 2022

Hybrid Conference
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

21st International Conference on Emergency Medicine 2022

14 – 19 June

Hybrid Conference I Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

Awards

Campbell MacFarlane Best Poster Award

The Campbell MacFarlane Best Poster Award is awarded at each ICEM Meeting. The Organising Committee of the host country is responsible for reviewing and administering the award during ICEM 2022. To be eligible of this award, the presenting author must be registered for, and attend ICEM.

IFEM Research Awards

The International Federation for Emergency Medicine (IFEM) has established four prizes for Research Excellence:

  • Best Paper at ICEM
  • Best Paper by a Young Investigator
  • Best Paper by a Trainee
  • Best Paper – Evidence into Practice


Each prize will be awarded at the annual International Conference on Emergency Medicine (ICEM).

Best Paper at ICEM

The Best Paper at ICEM prize will be awarded to the presenter of the best original research paper at ICEM 2022. The prize is designed to acknowledge, celebrate and encourage research excellence in Emergency Medicine.

Eligibility

All presenters of original research papers will be eligible for the prize regardless of their healthcare worker designation (medical, nursing, paramedic, allied health etc.) or training status (training complete/incomplete).

Criteria

Methodology (study design, bias, confounders, sample size, stats)20
Importance to Medical Science/Emergency Medicine10
Originality10
Total maximum score40

The six shortlisted abstracts will be presented at the ‘Best Paper’ plenary session at ICEM 2022.

Best Paper by a Young Investigator

The Best Paper by a Young Investigator prize will be awarded for the best original research abstract submitted by a young investigator at ICEM 2022.

The prize is designed to acknowledge, celebrate and encourage research excellence in Emergency Medicine.

Eligibility

Emergency physicians who are less than 5 years post-Fellowship/Residency/Boards, and who are first authors of the abstract, will be eligible for the prize.

Criteria

Methodology (study design, bias, confounders, sample size, stats)20
Importance to Medical Science/Emergency Medicine10
Originality10
Total maximum score40
Best Paper by a Trainee

The Best Paper by a Trainee prize will be awarded for the best original research abstract submitted by an emergency medicine trainee to ICEM 2022. The prize is designed to acknowledge, celebrate and encourage research excellence in Emergency Medicine.

Eligibility

Physicians enrolled in a recognised emergency medicine training program or residency, and who are first authors of the abstract, will be eligible for the prize.

Criteria

Methodology (study design, bias, confounders, sample size, stats)20
Importance to Medical Science/Emergency Medicine10
Originality10
Total maximum score40
Best Paper – Evidence into Practice

The Best Paper – Evidence into Practice prize will be awarded for the best original research abstract submitted to ICEM 2022 that relates to closing an important gap between the best available evidence and current clinical practice. The prize is designed to acknowledge, celebrate and encourage excellence in evidence translation.

Eligibility

All abstract first authors will be eligible for the prize regardless of their healthcare worker designation (medical, nursing, paramedic, allied health etc.) or training status (training complete/incomplete).

Abstracts will be eligible if they report the findings of an original research project that aimed to translate existing research evidence into better patient care. Such translation may include, but is not limited to, initiatives improving the use of clinical guidelines, streamlining patient flow, decreasing adverse events and improving important key performance indicators.

Criteria

Methodology (study design, bias, confounders, sample size, stats)20
Importance to Medical Science/Emergency Medicine10
Originality10
Total maximum score40
 

Best Paper by a Trainee

Sponsored by

The Best Paper by a Trainee is sponsored by the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine Foundation and is awarded annually for a research study to a trainee. The winning trainee will receive a prize of AUD $1,000. Their paper is published in the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine Bulletin and posted on the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine website.

This prize is presented at the International Conference on Emergency Medicine 2022.

The Best Paper by a Trainee is scored based on the criteria with the award being presented to the winner at the conclusion of the conference.

Trainees must indicate if they wish to be considered for Best Paper by a Trainee when submitting the abstract. Only abstracts accepted for oral presentation are eligible for this award.

Judging Criteria:

The Best Paper by a Trainee utilises the 4.10 Trainee Research adjudicators to score the Trainee papers at the conference with the same criteria used for the Best Fellows’ Paper:

Methodology (study design, bias, confounders, sample size, stats)20
Importance to Medical Science/Emergency Medicine15
Originality10
Presentation (clarity, visual aids, audience interest)5
Total maximum score50

PREDICT Award in Paediatric Emergency Medicine

Sponsored by

The PREDICT (Paediatric Research in Emergency Departments International Collaborative) network now provides a research platform for achieving multicentre acute care paediatric research in Australia and New Zealand. The successful recipient of the PREDICT Award will receive a monetary prize of AUD $500.

Eligibility

  • Applicants must be trainee, medical student, or from allied health professions at the time of the presentation
  • Research involves children < 17 years and performed primarily in an emergency department setting in Australia and or New Zealand


Criteria

  • Importance of topic to Paediatric Emergency Medicine (PEM) (20%)
  • Study objectives, research questions and/or hypotheses are clearly stated (10%)
  • Methodology (study design, sampling, data collection, measurement and analysis) is clearly specified and appropriate for objectives/questions (30%)
  • Results are reported for each study objective / research question in a clear and credible manner (10%)
  • Conclusions and implications are appropriately stated based on results (10%)
  • Presentation style is clear and engages the audience (20%)

ECI Award

Sponsored by
Awarded to the paper that best demonstrates closing an important gap between the best available evidence and current clinical practice. The successful recipient will receive a monetary prize of AUD $1,000. This award is open to FACEMS and Trainees provided their abstract fits the below criteria. The eligibility criteria are as follows:
  • Is the paper related to closing an important gap between the best available evidence and current clinical practice?
  • Does the paper mention results of the practice change and how these were achieved or not?
  • Does the paper mention barriers or enablers in implementing the practice change?
  • Was implementation theory applied in the change process?

Campbell MacFarlane Best Poster Award

The Campbell MacFarlane Best Poster Award is awarded at each ICEM Meeting. The Organising Committee of the host country is responsible for reviewing and administering the award during ICEM 2022. To be eligible of this award, the presenting author must be registered for, and attend ICEM.

IFEM Research Awards

The International Federation for Emergency Medicine (IFEM) has established four prizes for Research Excellence:

  • Best Paper at ICEM
  • Best Paper by a Young Investigator
  • Best Paper by a Trainee
  • Best Paper – Evidence into Practice


Each prize will be awarded at the annual International Conference on Emergency Medicine (ICEM).

Best Paper at ICEM

The Best Paper at ICEM prize will be awarded to the presenter of the best original research paper at ICEM 2022. The prize is designed to acknowledge, celebrate and encourage research excellence in Emergency Medicine.

Eligibility

All presenters of original research papers will be eligible for the prize regardless of their healthcare worker designation (medical, nursing, paramedic, allied health etc.) or training status (training complete/incomplete).

Criteria

Methodology (study design, bias, confounders, sample size, stats)20
Importance to Medical Science/Emergency Medicine10
Originality10
Total maximum score40

The six shortlisted abstracts will be presented at the ‘Best Paper’ plenary session at ICEM 2022.

Best Paper by a Young Investigator

The Best Paper by a Young Investigator prize will be awarded for the best original research abstract submitted by a young investigator at ICEM 2022.

The prize is designed to acknowledge, celebrate and encourage research excellence in Emergency Medicine.

Eligibility

Emergency physicians who are less than 5 years post-Fellowship/Residency/Boards, and who are first authors of the abstract, will be eligible for the prize.

Criteria

Methodology (study design, bias, confounders, sample size, stats)20
Importance to Medical Science/Emergency Medicine10
Originality10
Total maximum score40
Best Paper by a Trainee

The Best Paper by a Trainee prize will be awarded for the best original research abstract submitted by an emergency medicine trainee to ICEM 2022. The prize is designed to acknowledge, celebrate and encourage research excellence in Emergency Medicine.

Eligibility

Physicians enrolled in a recognised emergency medicine training program or residency, and who are first authors of the abstract, will be eligible for the prize.

Criteria

Methodology (study design, bias, confounders, sample size, stats)20
Importance to Medical Science/Emergency Medicine10
Originality10
Total maximum score40
Best Paper – Evidence into Practice

The Best Paper – Evidence into Practice prize will be awarded for the best original research abstract submitted to ICEM 2022 that relates to closing an important gap between the best available evidence and current clinical practice. The prize is designed to acknowledge, celebrate and encourage excellence in evidence translation.

Eligibility

All abstract first authors will be eligible for the prize regardless of their healthcare worker designation (medical, nursing, paramedic, allied health etc.) or training status (training complete/incomplete).

Abstracts will be eligible if they report the findings of an original research project that aimed to translate existing research evidence into better patient care. Such translation may include, but is not limited to, initiatives improving the use of clinical guidelines, streamlining patient flow, decreasing adverse events and improving important key performance indicators.

Criteria

Methodology (study design, bias, confounders, sample size, stats)20
Importance to Medical Science/Emergency Medicine10
Originality10
Total maximum score40
 

Best Paper by a Fellow​

Sponsored by

ACEM LogoThe Best Paper by a Fellow Award is only open to ACEM Fellows. The successful recipient will receive a certificate and monetary prize of AUD $1,000, and the winner will be announced at the ICEM 2022. ACEM Fellows will be required to submit an abstract, whereby this will be reviewed and shortlisted. You will then be notified and given an allocated session within the program to present your paper, where you will be adjudicated during the session.


The criteria for submission are as follows
:

Methodology (study design, bias, confounders, sample size, stats)20
Importance to Medical Science/Emergency Medicine10
Originality10
Presentation (clarity, visual aids, audience interest)10
Total maximum score50

Best Paper by a Trainee

Sponsored by

The Best Paper by a Trainee is sponsored by the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine Foundation and is awarded annually for a research study to a trainee. The winning trainee will receive a prize of AUD $1,000. Their paper is published in the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine Bulletin and posted on the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine website.

This prize is presented at the International Conference on Emergency Medicine 2022.

The Best Paper by a Trainee is scored based on the criteria with the award being presented to the winner at the conclusion of the conference.

Trainees must indicate if they wish to be considered for Best Paper by a Trainee when submitting the abstract. Only abstracts accepted for oral presentation are eligible for this award.

Judging Criteria:

The Best Paper by a Trainee utilises the 4.10 Trainee Research adjudicators to score the Trainee papers at the conference with the same criteria used for the Best Fellows’ Paper:

Methodology (study design, bias, confounders, sample size, stats)20
Importance to Medical Science/Emergency Medicine15
Originality10
Presentation (clarity, visual aids, audience interest)5
Total maximum score50

PREDICT Award in Paediatric Emergency Medicine

Sponsored by

The PREDICT (Paediatric Research in Emergency Departments International Collaborative) network now provides a research platform for achieving multicentre acute care paediatric research in Australia and New Zealand. The successful recipient of the PREDICT Award will receive a monetary prize of AUD $500.

Eligibility

  • Applicants must be trainee, medical student, or from allied health professions at the time of the presentation
  • Research involves children < 17 years and performed primarily in an emergency department setting in Australia and or New Zealand


Criteria

  • Importance of topic to Paediatric Emergency Medicine (PEM) (20%)
  • Study objectives, research questions and/or hypotheses are clearly stated (10%)
  • Methodology (study design, sampling, data collection, measurement and analysis) is clearly specified and appropriate for objectives/questions (30%)
  • Results are reported for each study objective / research question in a clear and credible manner (10%)
  • Conclusions and implications are appropriately stated based on results (10%)
  • Presentation style is clear and engages the audience (20%)

ECI Award

Sponsored by
Awarded to the paper that best demonstrates closing an important gap between the best available evidence and current clinical practice. The successful recipient will receive a monetary prize of AUD $1,000. This award is open to FACEMS and Trainees provided their abstract fits the below criteria. The eligibility criteria are as follows:
  • Is the paper related to closing an important gap between the best available evidence and current clinical practice?
  • Does the paper mention results of the practice change and how these were achieved or not?
  • Does the paper mention barriers or enablers in implementing the practice change?
  • Was implementation theory applied in the change process?
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