Research & EM Foundation

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For novice investigators, the primer offers an introduction to emergency care research with a hands-on   guide to initiating, completing, and disseminating research. The chapters in this manual address what  emergency care research is, how to identify a research topic, find a mentor, address key issues in emergency care research, training in research, basics of grant writing, presentation of research results, getting published, top 10 commandments of emergency care research, and how to start a research career.
Emergency Care Research: A Primer-click to download free electronic version
If you wish to order a hard copy of the book, please visit the ACEP Bookstore

Emergency Medicine Foundation
In 1973, the Emergency Medicine Foundation was created as the education and research arm of ACEP. This charitable foundation provides thousands of dollars each year for research and is the only national organization created for the specific purpose of funding research and education for emergency medicine.

Emergency Medicine Basic Research Skills (EMBRS) Workshop

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This series of educational videos featuring Edward A. Panacek, MD, MPH, FACEP, was designed for individuals new to clinical research. It provides background on the fundamentals of research, starting with an overview of the research process and then focuses on specific principles and terms.

Scientific Writing: Taking an Abstract to Manuscript -resources to assist investigators in bridging the gap between abstract to successful manuscript publication. 

Funding Opportunities
This is a comprehensive list of EM funding sources.

Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA)
The followling list provides links to announcements regardingNIH-supported opportunities to emergency care researchers. The listis provided by the Office of Emergency Care Research (OECR). For further information, pleasecontact those listed at the end of the funding announcement or OECR.

Research Forum
The annual Research Forum is dedicated to the presentation of original research related to emergency medicine by investigators in clinical and basic science.

Award for Outstanding Contribution in Research
The Award for Outstanding Contribution in Research is presented to an ACEP member who has made a significant contribution to research in emergency medicine.

 Clifton Callaway   
Clifton W. Callaway, MD, PhD, FACEP, was presented the 2015 Award for Outstanding Conribution in Research by ACEP President, Jay A. Kaplan, MD, FACEP  
Daniel Spaite
Daniel W. Spaite, MD, FACEP, was presented the 2015 Award for Outstanding Conribution in Research by ACEP President, Jay A. Kaplan, MD, FACEP  

Research Committee

List of Research Committee members, annual report and committee objectives.

Research Section
Research Section leadership, section newsletters, objectives and operational guidelines.

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