23rd Annual Scientific Assembly

March 16-20, 2017
Hyatt Regency Orlando, Florida

Highlights for Students

AAEM17 is the ideal conference for residents and students to attend. With specialized sessions and content tailored to you, there are valuable opportunities to take advantage of every day of the assembly.

The AAEM Resident and Student Association is an accessible, collaborative organization that fosters innovation, education and advocacy for residents and students in emergency medicine. Visit the AAEM/RSA website for more information about the great member benefits they offer.


Be a Student Ambassador!

2017 applications are now closed. Please check back for more opportunities in 2018!

All currently enrolled osteopathic and allopathic medical students who are paid members of AAEM/RSA are eligible to apply. This is a great opportunity to network with residents and attendings at the meeting, plus you can include your participation as a student ambassador on your CV! Other benefits include acknowledgement in the Scientific Assembly program, a free year-long electronic subscription to the Journal of Emergency Medicine if you are not already a Student-with JEM member, and a complimentary group dinner during Scientific Assembly.


Request for Volunteers - Be an Ultrasound Model, Earn Money!

Thursday, March 16, 12:30pm-4:30pm
Friday, March 17, 7:30am-12:15pm

AAEM is looking for 10 individuals to assist with the Ultrasound Courses as models. Each model would receive $100 after the meeting as a thank you, and is required to complete a W-9 to receive payment.  Models are needed from 8:00am to 5:00pm (lunch is not provided).

Learn more and apply today!


Friday, March 17, 2017

AAEM/JEM Resident and Student Research Competition

This competition is designed to recognize outstanding research achievements by residents and students in emergency medicine. Come and see projects by your peers! Learn more.


Opening Reception

Enjoy light hors d'oeurves and drinks while networking with colleagues and exhibitors in the Exhibit Hall.


Saturday, March 18, 2017

Open Mic Competition

AAEM will again feature the Open Mic Session, which is a unique opportunity for attendees who have always wanted to speak at a national meeting. Throughout the day, 16 speakers will present on a topic of their choosing. Eight of the slots will feature residents and young physicians - stop by to hear new voices in EM!


RSA/YPS Social

AAEM/RSA (AAEM Resident & Student Association) and YPS (Young Physicians Section) are hosting a joint social at the Hyatt Regency Orchid Room Verandah for all students, residents, and young physicians. Learn more about RSA and YPS, get involved, and network. Learn more.


Sunday, March 19, 2017

RSA/YPS Session

Be sure to attend the joint AAEM/RSA (Resident & Student Association) and YPS (Young Physician Sections) session for specialized talks on:


Specialties Fellowship Panel


Social Media: Taming the Beast


RSA/YPS Networking Lunch: Learn more


Three Financial Tips That EVERY Young Doctor Needs to Know


Financial Expert Panel


Three Bedside Teaching Pearls to Bring to Your Next Shift


RSA/YPS Networking Lunch

AAEM/RSA (AAEM Resident & Student Association) and YPS (Young Physicians Section) are hosting a joint networking lunch in conjunction with their RSA/YPS educational session at the Regency Express. Learn more.


Monday, March 20, 2017

2017 Medical Student Session
We invite all students to join us for the Medical Student Session.

The medical student session will provide you with invaluable advice for how to shine on your clerkships and successfully apply to an emergency medicine residency. There will also be a residency program director panel. Registration is free for student members (refundable deposit required), so take advantage of the opportunity to learn more about the specialty and meet other students and physicians practicing emergency medicine. We hope to see you there!

Registration for the session is free for student members, so take advantage of the opportunity to learn more about the specialty and meet other students and physicians practicing emergency medicine. Be sure to register for this session when you register for the general assembly. (Refundable deposit required to attend the general assembly).

View the full schedule


AAEM/RSA & WestJEM Population Health Research Competition

The Western Journal of Emergency Medicine: Integrating Emergency Care with Population Health is proud to sponsor the AAEM/RSA WestJEM Population Health Research Competition. This is designed to showcase resident and medical student research specifically in areas that affect the health of populations of patients in and around the ED. The top three abstracts will be highlighted on AAEM's social media pages and honored with plaques. Learn more.