Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Physicians from a variety of backgrounds and workplace settings are members of this section because of their interest in improving the care of children in emergency medicine. If you are not already a member of this section, please take a moment to sign up.

On this webpage you’ll find a variety of helpful clinical resources in addition to information on the section’s ongoing advocacy efforts and administration. Please follow the link to Cutting Edge PEM for a review of hot topics in Pediatric Emergency Medicine.

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July 25, 2023

Misconceptions Regarding Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome

Hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) is a type of thrombotic microangiopathy that can be seen after diarrheal illness in young children and consists of the triad of thrombocytopenia, nonimmune hemolytic an...

June 9, 2023

Pulmonary Hypertension in the Pediatric Emergency Department

Pulmonary hypertensive crisis is the most severe emergency and occurs when there is a sudden rapid rise in pulmonary vasculature resistance leading to acute right heart failure. The significant drop i...

May 11, 2023

How can Emergency Physicians Optimize Transition of Care for Youth with Congenital Heart Disease?

When youth with heart defects visit the emergency department for any reason, you have an opportunity to connect them to congenital cardiac care and support them with successful transition of care.

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Pediatric Emergency Medicine Section members may send an email to all members of this section via our online engagED community.

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Pediatric Emergency Medicine Section EMage Competition

If you have a cool case with great images, consider submitting your article to our annual Pediatric EM Section Emage Competition. The deadline for the Emage photo contest is May 15, 2024.

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PEM Mentorship Program

In collaboration with EMRA, the ACEP Pediatric Emergency Medicine Section is now offering a virtual mentorship program for trainees.

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Career Opportunities is ACEP and EMRA’s official online career center.

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PEM Speaker Database

Pediatric emergency medicine education is highly desired in many educational arenas.

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