Our research programs support clinicians to seek solutions that will improve clinical practice, system sustainability, and enhance the care of patients in a medical emergency.
We invest in innovative, evidence-based projects with the potential to deliver better patient outcomes and economic benefits to the healthcare system.
Our programs support novice researchers, as well as larger projects gathering data to seek major research funding. EMF encourages multi-centre collaboration and helps to increase research capacity nationally.
EMF’s flagship research program is funded by Queensland Health. The Program includes grant schemes open to all Queensland Health clinicians engaged in providing direct clinical care to patients in an emergency and has led to the growth of emergency medicine research in Queensland. It includes the Special Funding Round COVID-19.
Jointly funded by EMF and Queensland Health, this research program’s aim is to find effective and evidence-based solutions to improve patient flow in Queensland’s public hospitals. It consists of two parallel approaches: a study to analyse patient flow in Queensland public hospitals and a Special Funding Round.
This Special Research Grants Program aims to empower frontline clinicians in the management of regional, rural and remote trauma. It offers clinician-researchers support in their navigation of the research path, to ensure that their ideas and voices are heard. EMF thanks the Motor Accident Insurance Commission for funding this program.
The Rural and Remote Research Program supports collaborative research projects in the field of emergency medicine to improve patient outcomes in Australian rural and remote locations. Through this grants program, EMF awarded funding to three innovative research projects.