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Our Mission

Our mission is to promote education and research that:

  • Develops career emergency medicine researchers
  • Improves patient care
  • Provides the basis for effective health policy 

Our Vision

The Emergency Medicine Foundation strives to be the principal sponsor of scientifically rigorous research and education that improves the care of the acutely ill and injured. 

Our History

The Emergency Medicine Foundation (EMF) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization founded in 1972 by visionary leaders of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP). 

To date, EMF has awarded more than $16 million in research grants to advance emergency medicine science and health policy.

EMF has received the coveted 4-star rating from Charity Navigator for the last four years.