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   Day of Service   

EB Medicine Joins Thousands of Volunteers

for EM Day of Service

Atlanta, GA, September 6, 2017 – EB Medicine is pleased to announce that on September 6, 2017 volunteers came together at Atlanta Community Food Bank to help sort and distribute food to the Atlanta community. This event is part of a larger global philanthropic effort, the EM Day of Service, a campaign driven by the emergency medicine (EM) specialty. The EM Day of Service provides an opportunity for emergency physicians, residents, nurses, physician assistants, paramedics, medical students and others to give back to the communities they serve. 

As part of EM Day of Service, emergency care providers and supporting organizations from across the globe will identify a community need and take action. They will strengthen their community through efforts such as hosting food drives, helping with home repairs for the elderly or disabled, providing health screenings, cleaning up trash along highways or parks, preparing meals at a local shelter or visiting and interacting with patients at nearby nursing homes. 

EB Medicine chose volunteering at Atlanta Community Food Bank (ACFB) for their EM Day of Service because ACFB is dedicated to building a healthier, stronger community that is free of hunger. “We are delighted to partner with emergency medicine colleagues globally to make a difference in our community,” says Stephanie Williford, CEO.  Ms. Williford reports, “many communities have unmet needs, so seeing the EM Day of Service in action allows us to serve in many places.” The EM Day of Service is defined by the motto: Need. Volunteer. Community. Teamwork. Celebrate. Emergency Medicine.

For more information on EM Day of Service, visit www.emra.org/emdayofservice

About EB Medicine

EB Medicine is the premier provider of evidence-based clinical content and specialty CME resources for emergency medicine practitioners. Monthly journals — including Emergency Medicine Practice and Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice — are delivered in print, digital, and mobile formats, as well as in-depth and digest editions. Annual books – including Pediatric Emergency Trauma CareEmergency Trauma Care, and Emergency Stroke Care – provide all the credits needed to keep up with CME requirements. EMplify, a podcast for emergency clinicians, is available free on iTunes and Google Play. EB Medicine’s resources address real challenges in diagnosis and treatment and give actionable recommendations based upon the latest research and best-available evidence. These resources provide ongoing education and guidance to physicians, residents, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners. For more information, visit www.ebmedicine.net. EB Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for clinicians.

About EM Day of Service

EM Day of Service is an annual volunteer event encouraging healthcare providers in the emergency medicine specialty from around the world to strengthen communities through community service, while bringing awareness to the passionate individuals in emergency medicine. Taking place during the month of September each year, the EM Day of Service presents an opportunity for emergency medicine professionals and medical students to take action in their communities. The Emergency Medicine Residents’ Association (EMRA) built a coalition of emergency medicine associations to participate in this project.  Supporting organizations are the American Academy of Emergency Medicine, AAEM Resident and Student Association, American Academy of Emergency Nurse Practitioners, the American College of Emergency Physicians, American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians and its Resident and Student Chapters, Clerkship Directors in Emergency Medicine, Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors, Emergency Department Practice Management Association, the Emergency Nurses Association, the International Federation for Emergency Medicine, the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, the Society of Emergency Medicine Physician Assistants and Emergency Medicine Residents’ Association. For information and to start a Day of Service project, visit emra.org/emdayofservice.

Follow EM Day of Service projects at #emdayofservice.

Media Contact:

Suzanne Verity, Publisher

Email: sv@ebmedicine.net

Phone: 678-366-7933

 

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