Saturday 6 May 2023

163rd Saturday Summit: ASHWAMEGH Year 2: 22nd April 2023: Journals to Read and Conferences to Attend in Emergency Medicine


   The All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Nagpur

   Emergency Medicine Faculty Development Program



 Dr. Vimal Pillai 

22nd April 2023

The PG Program Development Session of  ASHWAMEGH Focused on 

Journals to Read and Conferences to Attend in Emergency Medicine 

EM is a dynamic field. 

The Journals and Conferences form an integral part of training and continuing education in emergency medicine.

The Journal of Emergencies, Trauma and Shock is India's Pride and India's Only PUBMED Indexed Journal on Emergency Medicine.

The All India Annual Academic Emergency Conference EMINDIA 

Is The Only Premier Academic Emergency Medicine which addresses Science , Systems and Saving Lives Interventions in Emergency Medicine

The World Academic Congress of Emergency Medicine

The World Forum for Academic Emergency Medicine is where global academic leaders in EM Meet and interact.

Other Journals to Read

Annals of Emergency Medicine

Journal of Emergency Medicine

American Journal of Emergency Medicine

WestJEM: Western Journal of Emergency Medicine 

Academic Emergency Medicine

Other Conferences to attend

CORD-EM Assembly Held Every March in USA

AAEM Scientific Assembly held every April in USA

SAEM Annual Conference held every May in USA

Various Regional Workshops and State Level as well as Institution Level conferences are held by ACEE across India on a regular basis.

Open ended questions were answered.

Discussion was also held on various aspects of the scenarios.

Some Facts about Emergency Medicine 


Emergency Medicine is not MEDICAL EMERGENCIES

There is no concept by NMC called ED-ICU. ICU Beds in ED are Holding beds for the ICU Team till ICU Beds become available if they are Full. ED ICU Beds are under control of ICU not ED Specialists.

The Operation Theater in ED is only for Life Saving Surgeries like Life Threatening Trauma Bleed, Thoracotomy, Traumatic Thorax & Abdomen Exploration in Unstable Patients only.

Acute Life Saving Vascular Injury Repair is for ED OT.

Elective Surgeries like Gall Bladder, Appendectomy, Ex- Lap, Fracture repair and many where patients are not actively dying don’t need the ED Operating Room.

Emergency Medicine Faculty Need to have a firm understanding of Operations Management.

A Stagnant ED is not an ED for Post Graduate Training nor is an ED which is No Process Management System or Processes Written, Regulated and accounted.


ASHWAMEGH will teach key methods of Training , Clinical Leadership, Management of Emergency and Trauma Centers, Academic Research, Education Tools and Strategies as well provision of Quality Patient Care using Global Benchmarks. ASHWAMEGH will also encourage networking and bonding between the founding faculties coming from Anesthesia, Medicine, Surgery , Orthopedics and Pulmonary Medicine into Academic Emergency Medicine. ASHWAMEGH is Very engaging and will enhance the skills of teachers as they transit with their base knowledge to a specialty which demands "Timing, Precision & Knowledge". EM Specialists have a demanding work pattern which works a via  brain which can Multi-Task and make splint second decisions based on process systems which are in place. These systems are developed via a deep understanding of process management of the specialty which transcends all specialties. ASHWAMEGH Fellows will also have the phenomenal opportunity to interact with National as well as International Leaders of Academic Emergency Medicine.

ASHWAMEGH is being held in partnership with the WHO Collaborating Center for Emergency and Trauma in South East Asia.

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