AAEM is dedicated to education and advocacy for you and for emergency medicine.
In addition to strengthening AAEM in the continuance of its mission for the recognition of board certification as the minimum requirement of a specialist in emergency medicine, and for the inclusion of due process rights and freedom from restrictive covenants in all emergency medicine contracts, each member of AAEM enjoys the following benefits:
- The Journal of Emergency Medicine
The Journal of Emergency Medicine (JEM) is the official journal of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM). JEM is an international, peer-reviewed publication featuring original contributions of interest to both the academic and practicing emergency physician. JEM includes research papers and clinical studies as well as articles focusing on the training of emergency physicians and on the practice of emergency medicine. As AAEM's official journal, a subscription to JEM is included in the membership dues of each member.* AAEM actively encourages its membership to contribute editorial material for publication in JEM.
* International members receive an online subscription only. If you prefer to receive JEM in both paper and electronic format, a subscription upgrade is available for an additional $34 per year. To upgrade your JEM subscription now, please click here.
The AAEM membership list is private; however, your name and address is provided to Elsevier, the publisher of the official AAEM journal-the Journal of Emergency Medicine (JEM), so you can receive this member benefit. If you prefer not to receive this member benefit, please email us at email@example.com. (Should you decide to decline this member benefit, there is no discount in your member dues amount.)
- Common Sense
Common Sense is the official newsletter of AAEM. It is a bi-monthly publication that reports on all AAEM activities and news from the world of emergency medicine. It is delivered to the AAEM membership* six times a year, which currently stands at over 8,000 emergency physicians, residents and others with an interest in emergency medicine. Advertising options are available. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
* International members receive an online subscription only.
- Discounted Registration for all AAEM Meetings
AAEM is committed to providing physicians with excellent educational activities that will enhance the quality of their medical practice. The standard of these educational activities will be such as to appeal to the professional interests of the specialist in emergency medicine, which AAEM defines as a physician certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM), the American Board of Osteopathic Emergency Medicine (AOBEM) or the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) in emergency medicine or pediatric emergency medicine. Activities that support the personal and professional welfare of the individual specialist are of primary concern to AAEM.
- Job Bank
The AAEM Job Bank is a service provided by the American Academy of Emergency Medicine. Its goal is to assist board certified emergency physicians in finding healthy, long-term positions with practice groups or other organizations that are committed to providing democratic and equitable work environments. New search capabilities include filtering by state and country, AAEM compliance positions, holders of the AAEM Certificate of Workplace Fairness, hospital, non-profit or medical school employed positions and military/government employed positions. The job bank is a member's only feature.
- AAEM Insurance Program from Hays Companies
AAEM members-only insurance program featuring: preferred rating structure for AAEM members; Policy form designed for exclusive AAEM use; Unique Coverage Package Designed for AAEM; Full application needed in first year only; Pre-filled, condensed renewal applications; Continuing education opportunities; Course credit options.
AAEM members can act now to obtain a 15% discount off an annual subscription to www.EMedHome.com, the premier educational website in emergency medicine. Access entitles you to access a broad range of educational content that is designed to impact your care of patients in the ED.
- Support for www.aaem.org
The AAEM website provides useful information and resources geared towards emergency medicine. AAEM's NEW look includes a modern visual design, newly organized navigational menus, AAEM mobilization for easy access on the go, and "My AAEM", to help manage your member account online. Check your membership status or payment history, update your contact information, register for an event or pay your dues online.
- Access to the AAEM Services Template System at a reduced price.
- Expert Witness Database
This member benefit serves as a resource for emergency medicine physicians regarding the medical malpractice expert activities of their colleagues. Emergency medicine physicians may use this database to seek expert assistance and to direct their legal counsel to seek prior opinions or testimony of an opposing expert. Physicians, including experts, attorneys or other interested parties may submit information for inclusion and will be required to attest to its accuracy.
- Political Action Committee
AAEM PAC is the political action committee of AAEM. Through AAEM PAC, AAEM is able to support legislation and effect change on behalf of its members and with consideration to their unique concerns.
- Receive a $60 Discount on PEPID
PEPID offers an exclusive $60 discount on PEPID Emergency Medicine. Developed in conjunction with AAEM, PEPID Emergency Medicine Suite (EM) gives emergency care personnel everything they need to make accurate decisions quickly for the fast-paced environment of emergency medicine. It is written and updated by your AAEM colleagues, so it works the way you and your team do in the ED.
- Special Offer from the American Association for Physician Leadership
To build your leadership skills, the AAPL is providing AAEM members exclusive access to all of its courses at the AAPL member rate. To access these discounted prices, you must create a new account online by clicking here.
- Discount from EMresource.org
AAEM members will receive 25% discount on two pocket reference books designed specifically for the practice of emergency medicine by the author of the Tarascon Emergency Department Quick Reference Guide; they are Quick Essentials: Emergency Medicine and the A to Z Pocket Emergency Pharmacopoeia. Members can also receive discounts on other products plus free access to EMresource.org’s EM Ultrasound Image Library and EM Case of the Month.
- Discount from ShiftGen
ShiftGen is a web-based software solution for scheduling and workforce management. It was designed by an emergency physician to address some of the particular uniqueness of emergency department scheduling. AAEM Members will receive a 20% discount on their group’s ShiftGen subscription. In addition, AAEM members are eligible for additional on-going qualifying ShiftGen discounts.