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Aligning the Pediatric Emergency Medicine Research Agenda to Reduce Health Outcome Gaps

Tuesday, May 15, 2018
JW Marriott Indianapolis
Indianapolis, IN


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There is substantial variability in the emergency care provided to acutely ill and injured children in both the pre-hospital and hospital settings. In addition, there are, substantial differences in available pediatric resources in different settings and sites. The overarching goal of this Consensus Conference is to develop the pediatric emergency medicine (PEM) research agenda for the next decade in order to reduce health outcome gaps in the treatment of acutely ill and injured children. 

Expected outcomes of the Consensus Conference fall into three overarching categories: 

1) To align PEM leaders across organizations and foster new leadership

2) To set a research agenda for PEM across all access points of the emergency care system, and help develop PEM expertise across all providers who care for acutely ill and injured children 

3) To integrate PEM research networks goals and objectives

Call for Papers: AEM 2018 Consensus Conference

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This conference was partially funded through a Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Award EAIN-6161.


Paul Ishimine, MD, University of California, San Diego

Kurt Denninghoff, MD, University of Arizona

Sponsored in part by

National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians
National Children's Hospital