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American Academy of Emergency Medicine

Awards

New: Administrator of the Year Award
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David K. Wagner Award
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Joe Lex Educator of the Year Award
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James Keaney Award
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Peter Rosen Award
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Resident of the Year Award
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Young Educator Award
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Master of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine (MAAEM)
Active members of AAEM may also recommend nominees to the AAEM executive committee for the Master of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine (MAAEM). This recognition of senior AAEM fellows shall be extended to those who demonstrated a long career of extraordinary

  1. Service to AAEM
  2. Service as an exemplary clinician and/or teacher of emergency medicine
  3. Service to emergency medicine in the area of research and/or published works
  4. Service as a leader in the hospital, the community or organized medicine
  5. Service in the areas of health policy and advocacy
  6. Volunteerism
  7. Other activities or high honors that distinguished the physician as preeminent in the field of emergency medicine.

Nominees are expected to meet most, but not all of the above criteria. However, with very rare exceptions, nominees must meet the first criterion, extraordinary service to AAEM. Individuals shall not self-nominate. Current members of the board of directors may not receive a nomination, but will become eligible for a nomination two years after completion of their service as members of the board. Those nominees who receive approval from the board of directors shall receive their awards at the next Scientific Assembly. AAEM authorizes Masters to use the title MAAEM for as long as their AAEM membership remains current.

The nominator should submit the following to the AAEM executive committee:

  1. Letters of reference for the nominee from three other members in addition to the nominator (Total of 4 letters).
  2. Provide the nominee's current curriculum vitae.

Completed nominations, including all letters of reference and the CV, will receive consideration by the executive committee for submission to the board of directors.