Experts from around the world will gather for Bahrain’s first Emergency Medicine Conference (BEMC) 2019 to discuss the best evidence based clinical practices for assessing, diagnosis and treating acutely ill and injured patients. It aims to discuss the best methods in the management tools to deal with busy departments, overcrowding and issues with bed allocation within the ED and hospital.
The three-day international conference will be held under patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa, the Honorable Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bahrain, on 9-11 October 2019 at the Gulf Hotel Convention Center. BEMC19 is proudly organized by Bahrain Medical Society (BMS) and Bahrain Association of Emergency Medicine (BAEM).
BEMC19 will be an ideal platform to share knowledge, exchange experiences, network and strengthen collaboration amongst experts and providers coming from all over the world. BEMC will host Dr. S.V.Mahadevan, Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Stanford University Medical Center.
Moreover, Dr. Ian Stiell, will be one of the speakers of the conference. He is a Professor Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Ottawa, Distinguished Professor, University of Ottawa, and Senior Scientist of the Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute. His current research interests include acute atrial fibrillation and acute heart failure. Dr. Stiell was recently appointed Editor -in -Chief of the Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine.
BEMC19 will also host Dr. Eric Revue, who began his medical studies at the Pierre and Marie Curie University in Paris where he subsequently completed a residency in emergency medicine. In 1996, he specialized in disaster medicine at Henri Mondor University -Hospital, followed by a specialization in toxicology at Fernand Widal – Lariboisière Hospital. Dr. Revue is an active member of the European Society of Emergency Medicine, serving as chair of the website committee.
Among speakers Prof. Ives Hubloue, the chairman of the Department of Emergency Medicine of the Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel (UZ Brussel) and of the Research Group on Emergency and Disaster Medicine (ReGEDiM) at the Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB, Belgium).