The Emergency Medicine Journal is a monthly peer-reviewed medical journal that's jointly owned by the Royal College of Emergency Medicine (RCEM) and the BMJ Group.[2] It is the official journal of the RCEM, as well as the British Association for Immediate Care and the Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. It covers developments in the field of emergency and critical care medicine in both the hospital and pre-hospital environments.

The journal was established in March 1984 as the Archives of Emergency Medicine and was renamed Journal of Accident and Emergency Medicine in 1994, before receiving its current title in March 2000.

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2013 impact factor of 1.776.