Academy for Women in Academic Emergency Medicine (AWAEM)

The Academy for Women in Academic Emergency Medicine (AWAEM) was established in 2009 to promote the recruitment, retention, advancement and leadership of women in academic emergency medicine. The success of academic emergency medicine and the ability of the specialty to train future emergency physicians are intrinsically linked with the success of women faculty as they now represent half of the medical student body and almost half of physicians.
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Why Join AWAEM?
  • Take part in peer-to-peer and mentor networks, both regionally and nationally
  • Have the opportunity to collaborate on educational initiatives, develop policy, and perform gender-specific research
  • Speak with a unified voice, both within EM and to outside organizations
  • Enjoy a bimonthly newsletter consistently read by over 90% of members
  • Get involved in our active committees
  • Access a library of invaluable resources on a wide variety of topics, including work-life balance, career decisions, leave policies, leadership, and so much more!

Our Mission Statement

Our Brochure

Our Leaders

President
Michelle D. Lall, MD

Emory University School of Medicine

VP Corporate Development
Elizabeth M. Goldberg, MD 
Alpert Medical School, Brown University

President-Elect
Pooja Agrawal, MD, MPH
Yale University School of Medicine
VP Membership & Engegement
Valerie Dobiesz, MD, MPH 
Brigham & Womens Hospital/Harvard Medical School
Resident Member
Rupal Jain 
University of Maryland School of Medicine
VP Education
Neh
a Raukar MD, MS 
Alpert Medical School, Brown University
Secretary
Devjani Das, MD
Staten Island University Hospital
VP Communications
Laura Medford-Davis, MD
Baylor College of Medicine
Treasurer
Tracy Madsen, MD, ScM
Alpert Medical School, Brown University
SAEM Board Liaison
Megan Ranney, MD, MPH
Alpert Medical School, Brown University
SAEM Staff Liaison
Holly Byrd-Duncan, MBA
 
Director, Membership and Meetings

Kat Nagasawa, MBA
Director, Operations and Governance

Past Presidents

Kinjal Sethuraman, MD, MPH
 
University of Maryland School 
Basmah
Safdar, MD Associate Prof Emergency Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine
Stacey Poznanski
,
 DO Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Susan Watts, PhD Texas Tech University
Esther Choo, MD, MPH Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital
Gloria Kuhn, DO, PhD Wayne State University
Stephanie Abbuhl, MD University of Pennsylvania
Kathleen Clem, MD Loma Linda University School of Medicine

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