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Emergency Medicine Research Forum

The 22nd Annual Research Forum will be held on April 10, 2014

Please RSVP: mcwemresearch@gmail.com

This one-day regional meeting takes place every spring. Visiting professor Laurie J. Morrison will present on resuscitation research findings that affect the practice of emergency medicine, how these findings could be incorporated into community practices, and use knowledge translation to increase uptake and transform outcomes. Faculty, residents, and medical students have the opportunity to showcase original adult and pediatric research they have conducted throughout the year. The Forum is intended for emergency medicine faculty, fellows, residents, medical students, nurses, other health care professionals, and researchers.

2014 Visiting Professor: Laurie J. Morrison
Laurie J. Morrison is the Robert & Dorothy Pitts Research Chair in Acute Care & Emergency Medicine, Professor and Clinician Scientist in the Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto and Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute at St Michael’s Hospital.  She is the Director of Rescu, a resuscitation research program focusing on the evaluation and implementation of prehospital and transport medicine time sensitive interventions in acute emergencies (www.rescu.ca).

ACCME Accreditation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.25  AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Abstract Deadline: Friday, March 7, 2014

Accepted abstracts will require a 10-minute oral presentation, followed by a 4-minute discussion period.

Abstract Guidelines

  • Abstracts will NOT be accepted after 3:00pm on Friday, March 7, 2014
  • Abstracts must be submitted as a word document to mcwemresearch@gmail.com
  • Abstracts should consist of no more than 350 words
  • Abstracts should be structured with an Objective or Hypothesis, Methods, Results, and Conclusion

Your submission must contain:

  1. Abstract title
  2. List of author(s), with academic degrees and affiliation(s)
  3. List any relevant conflicts of interest, or state “The author(s) have no relevant conflicts of interest.”
  4. Presenter’s name and whether they are a faculty member, fellow, resident, student, or other (specify)


  • Best Overall Presentation
  • Best Resident/Fellow Presentation
  • Best Student Presentation
  • Best Poster Presentation
  • Best Scholarly Activity Presentation
  • Career Development Award

Preliminary Research Forum Schedule

7:30   a.m. - Registration (continental breakfast)
8:00   a.m. - Research Presentations
12:15 p.m. - Resident Scholarly Activity Presentations (lunch provided)
1:30   p.m. - Presentation by Laurie J. Morrison
3:00   p.m. - Awards Presentation

For questions or more information, please contact mcwemresearch@gmail.com.


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