Transforming emergency healthcare

How research is improving emergency medical care for patients and clinicians


Caring for our smallest patients

EMF-funded research identifies new ways to treat babies with respiratory illness

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Rapid diagnosis for chest pain

EMF-funded research helps clinicians rapidly diagnose the cause of chest pain


Software tool predicts patient arrivals

EMF-funded software tool now available in Queensland Emergency Departments


IV drips don’t sober drunks

EMF-funded researchers have found IV drips don’t sober drunken patients


Better emergency care for the elderly

EMF has invested close to $700,000 in aged-care research projects


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New grants announced

EMF has funded six new projects led by Qld clinician-researchers in its final grant round for 2021. Read more >

Clinician wellbeing

Emergency department clinicians share their own tips and coping strategies for additional stress. Read more >

How grants are awarded

Ever wondered what happens after you apply for an Emergency Medicine Foundation grant? Read more >

Be part of the solution

EMF is proud to support the emergency healthcare workforce on the front-line to improve the system they work in. Read more >

Celebrating collaboration

We celebrate the growth of research led by multiple emergency medicine disciplines. Read more >

Why research matters

How research is transforming emergency medical care, and why it matters to over 8 million Australians each year. Read more >

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Every year, more than 7.4 million Australians visit a public hospital emergency department

The Emergency Medicine Foundation (EMF), is an Australasian non-profit organisation. We are dedicated to funding innovative evidence-based research that improves clinical practices to save lives as well as delivering significant economic benefits to the healthcare system. We acknowledge the financial support of our partners, in particular the Queensland Government.

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