American Academy of Emergency Medicine

Academic Affairs Committee

Committee Focus

  • Liaison to CORD, SAEM, AACEM, NAEMSP and other EM organizations for joint interests and projects.
  • Liaison to Journal of Emergency Medicine (JEM).
  • Liaison to academic departments of EM and in particular EM residency programs in order to establish a connection with AAEM at the early stages of resident training and to provide the resources necessary to develop an understanding of the goals of the Academy.
  • Liaison with eMedicine, EP Monthly, EM News and other similar educational enterprises.
  • Provide leadership in the area of academic advocacy.

Committee Membership - Who We Are

Committee Chair: Michael Bond, MD FAAEM
Board Liaison: Bobby Kapur, MD MPH FAAEM and Jennifer Kanapicki Comer, MD FAAEM


Position Statement
The committee drafted the position statement: The Value of Board Certification and Residency Training in Emergency Medicine.

Review of LLSA Articles
The committee annually reviews medical journals for LLSA articles for submission to the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) and monitors state medical boards for emergency medicine issues.

Current Projects

  • Annual review of medical journals for LLSA articles
  • Ongoing monitoring of state medical boards for issues related to emergency medicine
  • White paper of the use of scribes in the emergency department
  • White paper of the Impact of Patient Satisfaction Surveys
  • White paper on the effects of electronic medical records (EMR) in emergency medicine

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