Alberta Health Services Emergency Medical Services will be holding the 3rd Annual EMS and Paramedic Research Day on Thursday May 28th, 2020 at the Shepard Community Hall, 10800 84 St SE in Calgary, Alberta. The event is free and registration information will be available shortly.

Continuing on the success of last year, this event will highlight EMS and paramedic research in the Province of Alberta by providing a venue for paramedics, physicians, allied health care providers, and researchers to present their research. The purpose of this day is to stimulate thought and discussion on diverse areas of EMS and paramedic care along with exhibiting new knowledge from research.

The organizing committee is encouraging researchers to submit abstract work involving current, ongoing or completed EMS and paramedic research projects. The review committee will be selecting abstracts for both oral and poster presentations for this occasion. Awards will be given for the best oral and poster presentations. Applicants are responsible for all travel and printing costs associated with presentation.

Abstract Submission:


Closing date:

1600 hrs MDT Tuesday March 24th, 2020

Electronic Submission Rules:

  • Abstracts must be submitted electronically by email prior to 1600 hrs MDT Tuesday March 24th in Word format only. No exceptions will be made.
  • The email should include the submitter’s full name, the names of co-authors included in the study, and the name of the research ethics board that has approved the study.

    In addition to a title, abstracts must include the following sections with underlined headings:
    Introduction: Statement of purpose or hypothesis with brief introduction.
    Methods: Statement of methods to clearly demonstrate how the study was carried out.
    Results: Summary of results.
    Conclusions: Statement of conclusion reached.
    Word Count Limit: 350 words.

    Must be typed using 12 point Times New Roman or Arial font, headings must be underlined, text should be left-justified and abbreviations should be left to a minimum.

Questions can be directed to the EMS Research team at

Call for abstracts: 3rd Annual EMS and Paramedic Research Day, Alberta