Leading researchers in emergency medicine will present more than 400 studies during ACEP13-Scientific Assembly, the annual meeting of the American College of Emergency Physicians in Seattle, Washington. Sponsored by the American College of Emergency Physicians, the Research Forum will be held on Level 3, The Conference Center from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm on Monday, October 14th and Tuesday, October 15th. The Conference Center is part of the Washington State Convention Center.
Researcher physicians will present their latest findings in emergency medicine research, focusing on topics ranging from pediatrics to geriatrics, including toxicology, pain, injury prevention and public health. To search Research Forum by topic, presenter, title and time, visit: http://tinyurl.com/on2o3mm
From noon to 1:00 p.m. on Monday, October 14th, in room 302 of The Conference Center, the Research Forum Awards Luncheon will feature a session on the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute's push for comparative effectiveness research with speaker Eric Hess, MD.
At 4:00 p.m. on Monday, October 14th, in room 301 of Level 3 of The Conference Center, Dr. Jeremy Brown, the Director of the Office of Emergency Care Research (OECR) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), will deliver the keynote address. An ACEP member and emergency physician, Dr. Brown will discuss how this new research center is organized and how it can help emergency care researchers. The OECR coordinates and fosters basic, clinical and translational research and research training for the emergency setting. The NIH is the largest federal agency dedicated to medical research. The formation of the OECR in 2012 was heralded as a significant advance for emergency medicine investigators and emergency patients and the fulfillment of a longstanding goal of ACEP and SAEM.