To coordinate the ethics-related activities of the Society.
- Increasing awareness among EUSEM members and emergency physicians in Europe on ethical issues as they apply to the practice of Emergency Medicine;
- Assisting members addressing dynamic ethical issues that confront the practice of EM by:
serving as an educational resource
developing content for use in educational programs
helping in the development of the curriculum regarding the teaching of ethics
overseeing ethics-related activities which will promote the Society’s standards of ethical conduct
guidance on approval from hospital ethics committee
developing guidelines on the ethics of clinical research and its funding
advising on the ethics of authorship, of subjects’ rights on informed consent and publication.
- identifying ethical issues pertaining to technology and industry.
Askitopoulou, Helen (Chair)
Garcia-Castrillo, Luis (EUSEM President/Ex-officio member)
Leach, Robert (EUSEM Vice-President)
Sabbe, Marc (EUSEM Honorary Treasurer)