The mission of the Evidence Based Healthcare and Implementation (EBHI) Interest Group is the applied concept of merging healthcare professional expertise, research, and patient priorities/circumstances via a defined process of finding, appraising, and employing clinical science at the bedside. The interest group provides a network of expertise from the emergency medicine resident to the seasoned investigator, which serves as a forum for research, education, and clinical practice.
- Continue the Rakesh Engineer Award, to be given to an outstanding presentation related to Implementation Science at the SAEM annual conference.
- Engage the membership regularly and broaden the active core group through mentorship and collaboration for junior members.
- Increase use of social media and internet platforms to improve the visibility of the IG and its members as well as to disseminate best practices.
- Initiate collaboration other national EM organizations and/or relevant interest groups.
- Continue focus on inter-institutional collaboration on journal clubs and scholarly projects, including original research or systematic reviews.
- Sponsor high-quality didactic submissions to the SAEM annual meeting.
Chair: Carly Eastin, MD
Board Liaison: Pooja Agrawal, MD, MPH
Staff Liaison: Juana Espinoza Vazquez