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Rural Emergency Medicine

Faced with unique challenges of providing appropriate and adequate medical care in rural areas, members of the Section of Rural Emergency Medicine develop and share information related to issues such as pre-hospital, initial primary hospital, and tertiary hospital care of rural emergency patients. The section serves not only as a communications vehicle, but also as a database of relevant literature, education, and research.


 

South Huron Hospital Receives Award for Rural Emergency Medicine Research

Exeter’s South Huron Hospital (SHH) has been recognized for its rural medical research.

Accreditation Canada has commended and recognized SHH for its innovative Leading Practices in the field of rural research.

Click here to learn more about Dr. Ken Milne's "little hospital" that does rural emergency medicine research.

http://www.southwesternontario.ca/news/south-huron-hospital-receives-award-for-research/  

 

Congratulations to Dr. W. Ken Milne

Please join me in congratulating Dr. W. Ken Milne, Adjunct Professor, Department of Medicine, Schulich Medicine & Dentistry on being awarded Teacher of the Year by the Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians (CAEP).

Dr. Ken Milne gave a presentation at the Rural Emergency Medicine Section meeting at ACEP13 in Seattle. He updated us regarding the up-to-date happenings of The Skeptics Guide to Emergency Medicine, a knowledge translation project designed to expedite the incorporation of high quality clinically relevant evidence into clinical practice utilizing social media. Congratulations!!!

Jonna Wray Cubin, MD, FACEP
Immediate Past Chair, Rural Section

 

The Boston Marathon: Broken Hearts, Unbroken Spirit

I ran the Boston Marathon on April 15, and came within 480 meters of the finish line. Everyone has a story to tell, their own perspective on the recent tragic events in Boston. It will affect us each in a unique way. As I write this, the authorities have arrested one person and killed another thought to be responsible for this horrific attack. We do not know their motives or goals. Read more ...

 Rural Section members may send an e-mail to all members of this section via the section e-list at rural.section@elist.acep.org

For inquiries, questions, or comments about the section, please send an e-mail to the staff liaison.

For information on the Rural Emergency Medicine Section Survival Guide, click here.

 

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