Since March 2020 The WACEM2020 World Summit is a Weekly Summit held via a Web Based Audio Visual Platform. It brings all leaders and medical providers across the world onto one stage to share experiences, data and create new scientific vistas in provision of better patient care for CORONA Patients. The WACEM2020@Kaula Lumpur was cancelled in wake of the pandemic and was replaced by the World Wide Web Summit held weekly. As of date, WACEM efforts have produced landmark papers and WACEM continues to evolve the science of patient care via the art of collaborative and creative academics led by academicians across the world. The WACEM2020 Weekly Summit has become one of the most popular meetings across the world with many world leaders addressing it as key note speakers and WACEM being invited as technical experts to train, innovate and create better patient care systems as partners. WACEM fortified its relationship with many leaders, nations and agencies including the World Health Organization Collaborating Center for Emergency and Trauma in South East Asia.
WACEM2019Dubai was held from 20th October to 24th October 2019. WACEM2019 saw the induction of new partners into The World Academic Council of Emergency Medicine. WACEM2019DUBAI saw the dedicated participation of residents across UAE with their complete engagement in organizing the sessions, operationalizing the workshops and actively interacting with the speakers. Leaders from the World Health Organization Collaborating Center for Emergency & Trauma attended and spoke at WACEM2019DUBAI and assured The World Council of Its complete academic support for the future. The Research Networks also attended WACEM2019DUBAI and committed to inducting all partner nations into research studies at an International level. Academicians made a case to integrate pre-hospital use of emergency Sonography in Dubai and installing the same in all ambulances. The “First Dubai Emergency Preparedness Exercise” saw the participation of institutions in Dubai. This innovative and interactive workshop helped prepare health care providers and health care facilities for World Expo 2020 to be held in Dubai. WACEM2019DUBAI was attended by over 1400 participants with faculty from many countries across the World. 125 International and Regional faculty, 10 workshops and 14 tracks studded the success of WACEM2019DUBAI.
WACEM2018 – The 4thWorld Academic Congress of Emergency Medicine was held from 29th October to 4th November 2018 in the Royal Nation of Qatar. WACEM2018 enjoyed the unrestricted support of the Qatar Ministry of Health, Qatar University and The Hamad Medical Corporation. There were 2000 + Delegates, 200 + Internationally Renowned Academicians and over 100+ Papers presented.
The World CPC Competition was held were Teams from around the world participated with vigor and enthusiasm. Discussion Forum on Guidelines Development for Thrombolysis, Anticoagulation, Trauma in Pregnancy and Sepsis were held which will move to full PubMed indexed publications.
A highly scientific meeting WACEM2018 set new standards in Academic Education, Research and The art of patient care.
Media Links: The 2018 WACEM Congress
The 3rd World Academic Congress of Emergency Medicine was held from 8th October to 15th October 2017 in the Cultural National of Sri Lanka. Held across Two cities of Colombo and Galle it enjoyed the unrestricted support of the Sri Lanka Ministry of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine. The Congress began with grand public health events of walkathons and photography exhibitions highlighting injury prevention. Galle City hosted the Sonography Skills Schools. The BioPrep Course was held on 11th and 12th October 2017 which was attended by decision leaders across the world. 13th October witnessed multiple skills schools held across key academic institutions in Colombo. 14th& 15th October was the main congress. The 14th& 15th October 2017 saw the congress being held at National Hospital of Sri Lanka at Colombo with live telecast of all sessions to delegates across Academic Institutions in Sri Lanka. The INDUSEM Awards Night was held on 13th October where Achievers were honored. Ramon Magsaysay Award winners Dr. Prakash Baba Amte and Dr. Mandakini Prakash Amte were the Speakers at the Awards Night. The Dr. Amte Couple have spent their lives improving the lives of tribal citizens in the jungles of Maharashtra India. They were inspiring as they narrated their story of how they managed emergencies in a vastly ignorant tribe and living without electricity for 20 years. Today that region has a full-fledged hospital, residential school and the tribal children have gone on to become lawyers, physicians and engineers. 14thOctober was the Gala Night where Sri Lanka presented itself to the world as a hub for innovation and clinical advancement.
The 2nd World Academic Congress of Emergency Medicine finished with a Bang in Majestic Bengaluru on 23rd October 2016. From 16th October 2016, WACEM was held across cities of Mysuru and Bengaluru and was attended by over 3000 Delegates who participated in various academic segments of the World Congress.16th October 2016 was the First Day of the Congress which started off with a Road Safety and Injury Prevention Walkathon led by MS Ramaiah Medical College under the auspices of the Jeevan Jyoti Rashtria Abhiyan and Jan Suraksha Abhiyan.17th and 18th October 2016 were Curtain Raiser events in Mysuru. The Community Emergency Preparedness Initiative was held on 17th October 2017 where Resuscitation Skills were taught to school students across Mysuru. 18th October was the International Consultation on Ultrasound Training in Under Graduate Medical Education. The Mysuru events were led by JSS University.19th and 20th October was the Bengaluru Academic Pre-Congress led by MS. Ramaiah Medical College, CDC-USA and SUNY Downstate New York. The Theme of the Pre-Congress was Emergency Biological Preparedness (BioPrep).21st October saw multiple skills courses held across multiple venues. All the Medical Colleges and NBE Recognized hospitals participated in the World Congress. The INDUSEM Awards Night was hosted by MS. Ramaiah Medical College where the Everest Super Climber and the First Vegan to climb Mount Everest Mr. Kuntal Joisher left the audience spell bound.22nd and 23rd October 2016 were the final two days of INDUSEM which were hosted by St. Johns National Academy of Medical Sciences. The star studded finale also witnessed the 6th Convocation of The Academic College of Emergency Experts and the Academy for Clinical Emergency Nursing in India.
The World Academic Council for Emergency Medicine was launched at the Inauguration Ceremony.
The landmark consensus conferences held during WACEM2016 in partnership with the Indian College of Cardiology and the Indian Academy of Pediatrics will churn out high impact evidence which guide the Clinical Decision Making of Emergency Physicians in India. The Leadership of Professor Shakunthala Moorthy and Professor Aruna Ramesh, their teams and partners across multiple institutions in Bengaluru proved that Team Work is the key to success.
8 Days, Over 200 National and International Faculty, 2 Cities 10 Venues, 3000 + Delegates and 300 Hours of Education marked the summary of this Landmark World Congress.
Media Links: The 2016 WACEM Congress
The First World Academic Congress of Emergency Medicine (WACEM) was hosted by all the Medical Colleges and Governmental Agencies in New Delhi India from 27th September to 5th October 2015. Spread over 8 Days and 15 Venues the Inaugural WACEM registered over 3500 Delegates from Medical Schools, Governmental Agencies, Defense forces, Sports Arena, and Countries across the World.
Kicking off with an Injury Prevention Walkathon on 27th September 2015 Lead by Member of Parliament Dr. Pritam Munde the Congress had special conferences on Sports Emergencies, Emergency Nursing Care, Violence in the ED and Emergency Staff Wellness. Skill Development Sessions included Hands on Workshops on Resuscitation, Airway Management, Toxicology, Trauma and Disaster Management.
Didactic Lectures were presented by International Faculty and Special Consensus Meetings were held on topics like Fever in Pediatric Emergency Patients, Pain and Sedation in ED and Critical Care Admissions Criteria from the ED.
The First Awards Night was held on 2nd October 2015 at Santosh University and was a runaway success. The INDUSEM Awards honors the best in Emergency Medicine. Dr. Bonnie Arquilla entered the Hall of Fame for 2015.
A Special Philatelic Cover and Stamp was issued by India Post to commemorate this occasion and it was released by Post Master General Shri. Kashyap. This was a matter of great honor and pride for INDUSEM. It recognizes the hard work of the INDUSEM Team.
Media Links: The 2015 WACEM Congress