“The difference between a boss and a leader is that a boss says ‘Go’ while the leader says ‘Let’s go!” – E.M.Kelly


An exciting blended learning programme designed for emergency physicians wanting to establish and build upon their leadership skills with a combination of educational methods.

On completion of the Programme, delegates will be provided with a Certificate of Completion of the European Lead EM Programme combining almost 23 hrs of teaching and reflection in total.

Elearning on the EUSEM Academy

10 online eModule lectures from expert international faculty with opportunity for reflection and further reading.

Virtual meetings

Scenario based teaching to reinforce core learning sets

Webinar 1: Tuesday, September 20, 14:30-16:00 cest
Webinar 2: Tuesday, September 27, 14:30-16:00 cest

Live sessions

Innovative simulated scenarios and debriefing to reinforce key mental models for leadership development.

Session 1: Sunday, October 16, 08:30 to 13:00 cest
Session 2: Monday October 17, 08:30 to 13:00 cest


The objectives with this blended learning approach are to provide ;

  1. An overview of the key models of leadership required for leading the Emergency Dept (ED) team
  2. An understanding of the skills required to care for yourself and your team as well as leading on key aspects of healthcare change in the challenging environment of an emergency care system.
  3. A learning development journey with online lectures and webinars supported by a full day workshop that will explore and solve real world ED problems with a highly experienced international faculty.


The inaugural European Leadership for Emergency Medicine (Lead EM) Programme will combine :

  • Online lectures and further reading materials
  • Two pre-workshop webinars to bring together the materials and how they can be applied into real life scenarios in an Emergency Dept setting
  • Two half-day face_to-face workshops with an international faculty to discuss and manage real world problems.

For who?

Whether you are a senior trainee, a new Consultant/ Attending emergency physician or an established Head of Service we believe you will find this a valuable, stimulating and enjoyable experience – so join us.

Please note, places are limited to 40 delegates for this Programme.

Educational material

Reading materials will be provided as part of the web based lecture phase of the programme.


The exact scheduling of the modules will be provided later

  1. Building your leadership journey – Taj Hassan
  2. What makes a good leader – Models of leadership – John Heyworth
  3. Caring for the team – Anna Spiteri
  4. Communicating in the ED – Katherine Henderson
  5. Understanding and delivering quality in an organization – Ian Higginson
  6. Improving team performance – Colin Graham
  7. Creating vision and delivering successful change – Fergal Hickey
  8. Managing and resolving conflict – Hannelore Raemen
  9. Leading an educational strategy for your ED – Cornelia Hartel
  10. Creating the right culture & diversity for your system – Priyadarshini Marathe


The costs for this course are xxxx

Please register through your MyEUSEM account by clicking on the EUSEM Congress registration button. Within the module you can select the pre-courses you would like to join.