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Welcome to the web pages of the College of Emergency Medicine (CEM).

The Specialty is going through enormous changes at present. Fellows and Members are advised to visit the "NEWS" pages of BAEM and CEM to read about the latest plans for the specialty and our organisations.

Trainees looking for information on Training in Emergency Medicine under MMC should access the CEM/training pages of this website.


CEM is a charity, established to advance education and research in Emergency Medicine.The College is responsible for setting standards of training and administering examinations in Emergency Medicine for the award of Fellowship and Membership of the College as well as recommending trainees for CCST in Emergency Medicine.

The College now numbers over 2000 Fellows and Members registered internationally. The College works closely with the British Association for Emergency Medicine and our other partner organisations on this website to ensure high quality care by improving standards and providing expert guidance and advice on policy to appropriate bodies on matters relating to Emergency Medicine.

Emergency medicine is defined as:

Emergency medicine is a field of practice based on the knowledge and skills required for the prevention, diagnosis and management of acute and urgent aspects of illness and injury affecting patients of all age groups with a full spectrum of undifferentiated physical and behavioural disorders. It further encompasses an understanding of the development of pre-hospital and in-hospital emergency medical systems and the skills necessary for this development.

International Federation for Emergency Medicine 1991

The College of Emergency Medicine
Churchill House
35 Red Lion Square
London WC1R 4SG

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Tel: +44 (0)20 7404 1999
Fax: + 44 (0)20 7067 1267

Registered Charity number: 1026280

The Owner(s) of this section : Mrs Gerardine Beckett Dr Ruth M BROWN
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