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American Academy of Emergency Medicine

Women in Emergency Medicine Committee

Committee Focus

Mission: To champion the recruitment, retention and advancement of women in emergency medicine

Objectives:

  1. Provide opportunities for collaborative research, writing and interest-focused resource networks among women in AAEM
  2. Offer professional development opportunities to advance women to leadership positions within AAEM and their home institutions
  3. Build mentoring systems for female emergency physicians at different stages of their careers, whether in an academic or community setting
  4. Work with male colleagues to advocate for issues of justice and equity in the workplace
  5. Advise the greater AAEM organization about key health care issues that impact women’s health and women in the workplace
  6. Develop programs to identify and assist women facing challenges related to gender in their workplace environment
  7. Analyze and develop opportunities for exchange of information, education and ideas with other national and international EM societies and organizations.

 


Committee Membership - Who We Are

Co-Chairs: Teresa Ross, MD FAAEM and Jennifer Repanshek, MD FAAEM
Board Liaison: Megan Healy, MD FAAEM

 


Accomplishments

  • Women in Emergency Medicine Track at AAEM16 and AAEM17
  • Networking and social events held at the Annual Scientific Assembly
  • Completed survey of AAEM to assess needs of female members
  • Women in EM article series in Common Sense

 

Download the Survey of Women in Emergency Medicine Infographic
Download the Survey of Women in Emergency Medicine Infographic

 


Common Sense Articles

 


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