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Academic Informatics  

The Academic Informatics Interest Group is comprised of members interested in emergency medicine informatics and work related to emergency department information technology. The group objectives are:

  • Build resources about certification pathways in informatics with deliverable being didactic or panel at next year's meeting

  • Establish funding and programming for EM residents to get involved in physician building at their institutions

  last person joined 19 days ago

Academy for Diversity & Inclusion in Emergency Medicine (ADIEM)  

Although the U.S. population continues to become more diverse, ethnic and racial healthcare disparities persist. The benefits of a diverse medical workforce have been well described, but the percentage of emergency medicine (EM) residents from underrepresented groups (URGs) is small and has not significantly increased. ADIEM will partner in a more powerful way with SAEM, working towards the realization of our common goals of diversifying the physician workforce at all levels, eliminating disparities in healthcare and outcomes, and insuring that all emergency physicians are delivering culturally competent care.


  • To promote equal access to quality healthcare and the elimination of disparities in treatment and outcomes through education and research

  • To enhance the retention and promotion of those historically under-represented in medicine and to create an inclusive environment for the training of emergency medicine providers;

  • specifically using the AAMC’s guide “to unite expertise, experience and innovation to inform and guide the advancement of diversity and inclusion in emergency medicine

  • To enhance the professional development of all EM faculty and residents with respect to culturally competent medical care


  • Enhance the recruitment of under-represented groups to the field of Emergency Medicine

  • Enhance the retention of URMs in Emergency Medicine residencies and as academic faculty

  • Enhance academic promotion of URM faculty in Emergency Medicine

  • Enhance the professional development of all EM faculty with respect to culturally competent medical care

  • Promote the concepts of equal access to care and equal quality of care for all patients

  • Minimize racial, ethnic and gender outcome disparities in health care

  last person joined 3 days ago

Academy for Women in Academic Emergency Medicine (AWAEM)  

The Academy for Women in Academic Emergency Medicine (AWAEM) is an organization that provides a platform for members to exchange information on the particular issues and concerns pertaining to women in the field of academic emergency medicine. AWAEM provides the means and forum for its members to speak with a unified voice, both within EM and to outside organizations; to network, collaborate on educational initiatives, develop policy, and perform research; and to promote faculty development and the recruitment, retention, advancement, and leadership of women in academic emergency medicine throughout their careers.

The mission of AWAEM is:
  • to initiate and support a network for female physicians to facilitate mentoring and research collaboration;

  • to compile and share knowledge, information, and resources concerning issues pertaining to women in academic EM through research, education, and faculty development initiatives;

  • to create and sustain a systematic framework for attracting women in medical school and residency to academic EM;

  • to provide for the ongoing retention and advancement of women in academic emergency medicine, in areas such as faculty development and leadership mentoring;

  • to identify possible barriers to the advancement of women in academic emergency medicine and develop strategies to address them;

  • to monitor statistics on women in academic emergency medicine to better understand the issues facing our specialty and to measure outcomes.

  last person joined 3 days ago

Academy of Administrators in Academic Emergency Medicine (AAAEM)  

The Academy of Administrators in Academic Emergency Medicine (AAAEM) is a professional association for individuals managing the administrative and business functions of an academic department or division of emergency medicine. These academic units typically engage in activities related to patient care, education, and research mission, including the primary administration of an emergency medicine residency program

The mission of AAAEM is:

  • to advance the profession of individuals serving as administrators within emergency medicine academic programs;

  • to provide a forum for academic emergency medicine administrators to communicate, share ideas, and generate solutions to common problems;

  • to serve as a unified voice for academic emergency medicine administrators;

  • to foster the professional development and career satisfaction of academic emergency medicine administrators;

  • to foster research in emergency medicine operations and management;

  • to use education and research to influence public policy for the benefit of patients, medical student and resident education, emergency medicine physicians, and medical schools.

  last person joined 2 months ago

Academy of Emergency Ultrasound (AEUS)  

Founded in 2011, the Academy of Emergency Ultrasound (AEUS) is an international forum bringing together clinician sonologists with the common goal of advancing patient care and safety through the use of bedside ultrasound. AEUS task forces promote the development of training curriculums for medical students, residents, and fellows, as well as of tools and resources for further research and development.

AEUS Mission Statement

Why join AEUS?

  • Join the largest academic community dedicated to education and research in emergency ultrasound
  • Discuss EUS topics in a large network of your peers
  • Access a large library of AEUS member created educational documents and narrated lectures
  • Participate in AEUS committees
  • Take advantage of the AEUS peer review service and get feedback on your EUS research ideas before you collect data
  • And much more! Join Today!

  last person joined 2 days ago


The Airway Interest Group serves as a gathering place for emergency physicians to discuss airway research, potential collaborations, and the influence of airway research and updates on clinical practice in emergency medicine in general. Its mission is to promote the communication of current ideas in the field of upper and lower airway emergency medicine.

  last person joined 11 days ago

Association of Academic Chairs of Emergency Medicine (AACEM)  

The Association of Academic Chairs of Emergency Medicine (AACEM), comprised of full, acting, interim, and emeritus chairs and directors of departments of emergency medicine at various levels of membership and involvement, works to improve and support academic departments of EM in the advancement of health care through high-quality education and research.

The mission of AACEM is:

  • to provide guidance for the administration and operation of existing and new academic departments of emergency medicine;

  • to discover and disseminate resources for the growth and development of academic emergency medicine departments and chairs;

  • to facilitating leadership development in academic emergency medicine;

  • to develop partnerships and cooperative relationships with other organizations and societies to advance and advocate for academic emergency medicine.

  last person joined 2 months ago

Bylaws Committee  

The Bylaws Committee is responsible for studying the potential merits, adverse consequences and legal implications of all proposed amendments or changes in the bylaws and report their findings and recommendations to the Board prior to formal consideration of the proposed changes by the membership.

  last person joined 2 months ago

Committee of Academy Leaders (COAL)  

The Committee of Academy Leaders (COAL) is an SAEM committee comprised of the Presidents and Presidents-elect of each of the official SAEM academies and chaired by the SAEM President-elect. The purpose of COAL is to provide a forum for improved communication and discussion among the academies in an effort to help both the academies and SAEM grow in the efficiency and effectiveness of their shared goals.

  last person joined 2 months ago


The CPR/Ischemia/Reperfusion Interest Group consists of SAEM members interested in the causes, effects, and treatment of ischemia and reperfusion in the emergency department setting.

  last person joined 11 days ago

Critical Care Medicine  

Critical Care Medicine

  last person joined 3 days ago

Disaster Medicine  

The mission of the Disaster Medicine Interest Group is to provide up-to-date, accurate, and useful information as well as guidance to all emergency medicine professionals regarding their role in disaster research and preparedness and response activities. Members are encouraged to present at the annual meeting on disaster topics of interest including educational topics, ongoing or completed research, published articles, or successful disaster planning protocols or strategies. It is open to SAEM members who are active in or interested in becoming involved in disaster preparedness and response or disaster research..

  last person joined 3 days ago

Educational Research  

The Educational Research Interest Group exists to develop educational research projects.

The objectives of the Educational Research Interest Group include:

  • developing new educational research projects, including the facilitation of multicenter trials;

  • facilitating collaboration and mentorship in medical education research;

  • discussing and presenting information on educational research funding.

  last person joined 3 days ago

Emergency Medical Services  

The objectives of the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Interest Group include:

  • developing and submitting didactic proposals to the Program Committee on subjects in the field of EMS;

  • exploring the appropriate role of EMS in medical student emergency medicine curriculums;

  • determining the current state of EMS education in emergency medicine residencies.

  last person joined yesterday

Ethics Committee  

The SAEM Ethics Committee is responsible for developing and formulating policies concerning ethical issues in the practice of emergency medicine, for the Society and for the practice of emergency medicine in general. The committee updates, revises and maintains the SAEM Ethics Curriculum, provides articles on ethics topics for publication in the SAEM Pulse, and develops didactics, guidelines, manuscripts and other materials regarding ethics in research and clinical practice. The Ethics Committee also reviews the annual conflicts of interest of SAEM leadership.

  last person joined 2 months ago

Evidence-Based Healthcare and Implementation  

The mission of the Evidence Based Healthcare and Implementation (EBHI) Interest Group is the applied concept of merging healthcare professional expertise, research, and patient priorities/circumstances via a defined process of finding, appraising, and employing clinical science at the bedside. The interest group provides a network of expertise from the emergency medicine resident to the seasoned investigator, which serves as a forum for research, education, and clinical practice.

  last person joined 3 days ago

Faculty Development Committee  

The Faculty Development Committee works to achieve objectives set forth by the president of SAEM for the development of tools and techniques to assist academic faculty physicians throughout the course of their careers. The committee’s objectives include becoming a central resource for faculty engaged in education research and scholarship and defining the educational benchmarks for educators at each level of their career.

  last person joined 5 days ago

Fellowship Approval Committee  

Fellowship Approval Committee

  last person joined one month ago

Finance Committee  

The Finance Committee  is responsible for overseeing SAEM’s financial operations and providing input into the sound fiscal management of the Society through monthly financial review, financial policy updates, and budgetary oversight. The committee reviews and makes recommendations to the Board on the annual budget, capital expenditures, and special projects.

  last person joined 2 months ago

FWA Administrative Fellowship Subcomittee  

FWA Administrative Fellowship Subcomittee

  last person joined one month ago