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American Academy of Emergency Medicine

Joint Task Force Resolution

Whereas, many emergency physicians would prefer that the emergency medicine professional societies work closely together for the betterment of emergency medicine; and

Whereas, the American Academy of Emergency Medicine has clearly laid out a Vision Statement to advocate for the rights of emergency physicians and welfare of emergency department patients, therefore be it

RESOLVED, that the American Academy of Emergency Medicine offer to participate in a joint task force with the American College of Emergency Physicians regarding the future of emergency medicine; and be it further

RESOLVED, that the representatives of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine in such a task force be bound by the American Academy of Emergency Medicine Vision Statement: Blueprint for Securing Emergency Medicine's Future, the AAEM Mission Statement and the CAL/ACEP Emergency Physicians Bill of Rights; and be it further

RESOLVED, that the American Academy of Emergency Medicine will be open to all possibilities that will secure the future welfare of the individual specialist in emergency medicine and his/her patients.

5/16/04