On April 22, 2021, via the ZOOM online platform, Prof.Piyamitr Sritara, M.D., Dean of the Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, presided over the opening ceremony of an international academic conference “RAmathibodi Conference of Emergency Medicine (RACEM 2021): in the distancing society, let’s stay connected ” which held during April 21- 23, 2021. This international conference, which hosted by Ramathibodi’s Department of Emergency Medicine, honored by several famous speakers and specialists both from Ramathibodi and overseas institutions with international recognition, including Prof. Amir Khorram-Manesh from Gothenburg University, Sweden, who also was a former visiting scholar at Ramathibodi in 2019; Dr. Morwenna Kirwan from Macquarie University, Australia; Prof. Tammie E. Quest from Emory University School of Medicine, USA; Mr. Robert Dobson, Former Inter-agency Advisor and Trainer to Emergency Services London, UK, and Dr. Jimmy Jot from Asia Pacific-Hospital, Malaysia.
The subjective of this RACEM 2021 conference are to disseminate important and necessary knowledge on patient care at the scene of incident to interested medical personnel, including doctors, emergency responders, doctors and nurses, as well as relevant personnel. Moreover, the conference also aims to encourage the emergency medicine staff to conduct the research regarding the process of patient care both at the scene of incidents and at the emergency room. The conference expected to be a stage to establish the networks and partnership with hospitals and organizations involving in patient care at the scene of incidents and emergency rooms.