This year’s Congress was a huge success! More than 900 delegates participated representing over 60 nationalities. Thank you to all who attended. The participation in the sessions were very impressive, particularly of the early morning activities.
The inaugural and relatively new tracks were well-received such as Pharmacy, Situational Awareness, Veterinary Medicine and Animal Welfare, Le programme francophone, ED Overcrowding and Access to Care, and Emergency Radiology, just to name a few.
Many sessions throughout the Congress were standing room only!
Several students and researchers conducted surveys at the Congress in Toronto and are making one final push to get more responses! Below are links to two surveys:
Thank you in advance for your input and insights!
You should have received an email on 3 May from the WADEM Registration Secretariat with two links to do the following:
The Congress Abstract Supplement is available for download from Cambridge Core on the Prehospital and Disaster Medicine webpage. Please note there is free access until the end of May.
Below are the WADEM Congress 2017 Poster Award Winners. There were three award categories: Significant Finding, Clear Presentation, and Aesthetic Appearance.
Click on the images below to view the winning posters!
Award – Significant Finding
Isabelle Doohan – “It’s What Binds Us Together”: An Inside Perspective on the Benefits of Social Connection among Survivors, 5 Years after a Bus Crash, Sweden
Award – Clear Presentation
Dirk Chisholm – Medical Response to the 2016 Fort McMurray Wildfires – Descriptive Epidemiology of Patients Presenting to a Field Hospital
Award – Aesthetic Appearance
Valentina Antonipillai – Human Right to Healthcare: Equitable, Evidence-Informed Policy on Refugee Healthcare in Canada