UCD Centre for Emergency Medical Science (UCD CEMS) was established in 2001 to provide a national centre of excellence for research, development, education and training in pre-hospital emergency care.

Excellence in Education, Training & Research
UCD CEMS is located in the Health Sciences Centre at the UCD School of Medicine, Belfield, Dublin 4.

The principal activities of UCD CEMS are

  1. Provision of graduate and undergraduate education and training in pre-hospital emergency care
  2. Provision of short courses in immediate care - including cardiac, trauma and paediatrics
  3. Management and delivery of the MERIT Project (Medical Emergency Responders: Integration & Training