Established in 1992 by the UCLA Center for Prehospital Care, the Prehospital Care Research Forum at UCLA is dedicated to the promotion, education, and dissemination of prehospital research.
Despite numerous technological and scientific advances, EMS still lacks a unique volume of research for a solid scientific foundation. As a result, EMS clinicians, educators, and administrators often make decisions by trial and error. The Prehospital Care Research Forum at UCLA believes that it is the responsibility of emergency medical professionals worldwide to build a body of evidence to examine prehospital emergency care.
Research Workshop: April 22-23 Navigator Pre-ConferenceWhat could you do with a statistician, a writer, and a data analyst at your fingertips? Check our our Research Workshop to find out. View the flyer for more details, or register now.
International Scientific Symposium: Oct. 14-18, 2019
The Prehospital Care Research Forum and EMS World are proud to present the 2019 International Scientific Symposium at EMS EXPO. October 14-18, 2019 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Researchers: Please support each other by attending all of the International Scientific Symposium sessions and ask questions. Full schedule details for the 2018 Symposium are at here. Check out the 2018 abstracts published in EMS World here.
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NAEMSE & PCRF Announce Strategic Research Partnership to Enhance EMS Education
The National Association of EMS Educators and the Prehospital Care Research Forum are proud to announce a strategic partnership to make EMS research more accessible and understandable to our community, and to mentor a new generation of research savvy educators who will ensure our future is based on current science to support evidence-based practices in EMS education. Read the full announcement here.
EMS World and the PCRF Announce Partnership Based on Science
The Prehospital Care Research Forum is proud to announce our new partnership with EMS World, focused on helping both organizations forward our shared goals of fostering and disseminating quality, evidence-based EMS research. Read the full announcement here.