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We would like to hear about your experiences with emergency medical care.

Why did you become an emergency medical care provider? Or did someone help you when you were in need of immediate care? Were you on a mountain top or at the bus stop? Were you on a tropical island or in the safety of your home? Did you get hit by a stroke or did you come to the rescue of children in a warzone? Were you in a car accident or got stuck in traffic riding the ambulance?

By talking about it we want to spread the awareness how broad the working field of an emergency care provider is. This specialty is needed in the most extreme or ordinary circumstances everywhere on the planet and also in your home. 

It is very important that you get competent and quick help when you are in a life threathening situation.

1 out of 3 citizens visit the Emergency Department annually. That means there are many stories to be told. Tell us yours! 

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Nérée Bapolisi, Congo

I will never forget this 40-year-old cervical trauma transferred without a neck brace on a motorcycle and the next day this 26-year-old patient whom I received 3 years ago when I started a surgery res...

ozlem karagun, Turkey

# We are always there for you #Forever#Together Baskent University Emergency Medicine Department, Turkey

Strecker Franziska, Switzerland

Am 27. Mai findet der internationale Tag der Notfallmedizin (Emergency Medicine Day) statt. Weltweit machen Notfallorganisationen auf ihre systemrelevante Arbeit aufmerksam. So bringen auch die Notfal...


The intensity of conflict in Gaza between 10-21 May 2021 has seen the gravest hostilities since 2014. More than 1900 injured and 250 killed including 66 children, bought the healthcare system to near ...
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Claire Julian, Ireland

Midlands Regional Hospital Portlaoise celebrated Emergency Medicine Day by promoting emergency medicine care in one of the local Primary schools- Ballylinan National School in Co. Laois Ireland. The a...
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Jasvant Singh(2), Georgia

I love the ED department when I work emergency medicine I feel wonderful and daily learn new methods and new cases.
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Margarito Vega, Mexico

When you are a student and you have dreams and expectations of your specialty, when you rotate through the services of a hospital, you discover what you would really like to do for the rest of your li...
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Diego Vivas, Colombia,

When I realized that ER is the only place that everyone can reach 24/7/365 regardless of their condition, sometimes pain, sometimes sadness, sometimes unexpected situations that threaten life, even in...
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Juliusz Jakubaszko, Poland

Chair of the Polish Society for Emergency Medicine. We are supporting EM Day from Poland. This is specially important for us right now - because we are faced with a diminishing value of emergency phy...
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Roberta Petrino, Italy

In Italy Covid 19 arrived around end of February, initially in Lombardia and Veneto and then in Piemonte (my region), Emilia Romagna and less violently in many other regions. I’m working in a teac...
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Dr. Emad Abu Yaqeen, Jordan

I want a stronger and integrated emergency care system! I think emergency medicine specialist can make a lot of difference specially in case of lockdown in my country they engaged in medical response...
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Ravi Teja Kethavath, India

These are the times that none of us expected, none of us are prepared. Anything might be the challenge and no matter whatever is pulling us back and sick we wont be down. Advance kudos all the doctors...
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Javi Mayo, Spain

El próximo 27 de mayo se celebra el “Día de Medicina en Emergencia” en reconocimiento al trabajo de profesionales médicos, enfermeros y TES. Por este motivo nace una campaña para que todos ell...
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Shaghayegh Karimi, Iran

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Suad Al Bulushi, Oman

I'm EM physician from the Sultanate of Oman. I truly believe in the importance of EM as a life-saving specialty. My passion in EM started long time ago. I fell in love with emergency medicine (EM) fro...
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Silvia Musci, Italy

Being an Emergency and Urgency Nurse has always been an honor but in this time of Covid it is even more! Here in Milan we were strong and we won this time too and now that the adrenaline has gone down...
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Víctor Sosa, Dominican Republic

El arte de la Medicina de Emergencias es... Desmotrar maestría ante el caos.
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Giorgiana Matei, Romania

From the frontline we are sending good thoughts and healing vibes even if We are stil in the pandemic. Hems team from Iasi, Romania

Ahmed Abdalhaleem , Sudan

Sudanese Emergency Life Support (SELS) Every year, emergency physicians in Sudan gather to provide an intensive course on principles of emergency medicine for the new trainees. This course represents ...

Eleonora Tubertini, Italy

We are emergency medicine doctors in the Emergency Department of the University Hospital of Bologna, Italy. My name is Giorgio Monti, I am an emergency medicine physician and I have been working for...

Aman Sharma, United Kingdom (UK)

What do we say to the God of Death - NOT TODAY !!!


Title: a heavy load on the doctor’s shoulders Work concept: When life is critical ~ How to balance on the shoulders of the medical person. Since the patient is still unstable after the patient's rec...

Ömer Jaradat, Turkey

I am senior emergency medicine resident at Kırşehir Ahi Evran University Teaching and Research Hospital, Kırşehir, Turkey. Because of Emergency Medicine Day, I want to talk shortly about two thing...
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Michael Reindl, Germany

Michael Reindl, Head of the Department of Acute and Emergency Medicine, AMEOS Klinik St. Clemens Oberhausen Our department support the EM Day 2021 from Germany: We believe in this year`s campaign th...
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Hello everyone. I am Seda Özaltın, I am a resident doctor at the emergency depertment in Kanuni Sultan Süleyman EAH, Istanbul, Turkey.  I'm in the emergency service because I like to help peop...
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Dr. Gloria Torres, Mexico

Soy de Durango Dgo. Mexico. La historia q tengo q contar es de un paciente masculino de 60 años sin antecedentes de importancia. Solo divorciado y actualmente en unión libre. Llego x dolor torácico...
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Seda Özaltın, Turkey

Hello everyone. I am Seda Özaltın, I am a resident doctor at the emergency department in Kanuni Sultan Süleyman EAH, Istanbul, Turkey.  I'm in the emergency service because I like to help peop...
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Orlando Chirinos, Ecuador

Soy Médico Emergenciólogo Venezolano, resido en Ecuador desde hace 2 años. He tenido la oportunidad de recibir algunas emergencias, sin embargo una vez recibí a un chico de 18 años producto de un...
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Jana Šeblová, Czech Republic

When dreams come true…. 40 years ago I was a medical student at Charles University in Prague. Maybe I was dreaming that I will have a meaningful job, but not dreaming too much, in a communist countr...
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Dr Ahmed Mukhtiar, Pakistan

I am Dr Mukhtiar Ahmed, working as Head of Department of Emergency Medicine in Dow University Hospital (Ojha Campus) Dow University of Health Sciences Karachi, Pakistan. I joined here in November 201...
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Dušica Janković, Serbia

Smitten by emergency medicine, Now I say that I could never do anything else in my professional life. Maybe I could, but I would never feel it as much as I feel emergency medicine. I deliberately do n...
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Jasvant Singh, Georgia

“I did my best, matching up the creases of his skin, easing the bright half-moon of the needle in and out, daubing away the dark blood that rose in little balls from the needle point, tying my knots...
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Desislava Katelieva, Bulgaria

Those emergency medics were awarded the prize “Bulgarians with merits” for 2018. On 26th of July 2018, the emergency team from out-hospital care branch of medical care General Toshevo, Dobrich reg...

Shahrezade Miceli, Italy

My name is Shahrezade Miceli and I'm 55 years old. About 6 years ago during a CT scan to see a kidney stone I realized I had an aneurysm and a dissection of abdominal aortic. I have been really lucky ...
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Francesca Spiteri, Malta

It was the last night for our Foundation Doctors who were due to rotate the next day. The night was long and difficult and we had many unstable patients however at the end of the 12 hour grueling shif...

Claire Jones, United Kingdom (UK)

Bank holiday Monday 27th August. Go to work as a chef in a children’s hospice, mid morning I’m chopping garlic, chatting to the maintenance man. I get this sudden ripping sensation in my throat, t...

Lisa NEPVEU, France

Le 9 décembre 2017, en me levant de table j'ai ressentie une déchirure dans le dos, comme un coup d couteau, le souffle coupé, j'ai pu difficilement rentré chez moi, j'ai été prise de vomissemen...

roberto baldini , Italy

14 febbraio 2012 mi trovavo in ufficio mi è arrivata una pugnalata alla schiena ( un po’ prima sentivo un malessere una tenzione sul braccio una punta di dolore dietro la scapola pensavo che sarebb...

Timo Söderlund, Sweden

In September 2012, I was 48 years old, and had just said “yes” to a new assignment. The day I would start in my new role as one of the top managers of an international company was set for October ...