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12th Annual EMS Research Day

in conjunction with the Dalhousie University, Department of Emergency Medicine

East Coast Emergency Medicine Research Series (Online)
October 27th, 2020


The organizing committee is accepting abstracts for presentation at our

12th Annual EMS Research Day

You are invited to submit abstracts NO LATER THAN Midnight on August 1st 2020
Only Completed EMS/Paramedic Services Research Projects formats will be considered for presentation.

Please submit abstracts (Word Format only) to:
Each abstract must contain, in order:
1. Introduction
2. Methods
3. Results
4. Conclusions

· Only pre-hospital or EMS relevant topics will be considered, due to the volume of applications.
· Abstracts must be typed (using 12 point Times New Roman font), single-spaced.
· The maximum length for abstracts is 300 words.
· The text should be left-justified.
· Abbreviations should be kept to a minimum, and defined when first used.
· Paramedic presenters will be given certificates for re-licensure credit.

Any questions or concerns?

Email or call 902 494-2255

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