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Join the AAEM Emergency Ultrasound Section

We are excited to announce the new Emergency Ultrasound Section of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine (EUS-AAEM)! Our section is founded to foster the professional development of its members and to educate them regarding point of care ultrasound.

Join us at the 23rd Annual AAEM Scientific Assembly for our inaugural Emergency Ultrasound Section Meeting

23rd Annual AAEM Scientific Assembly
Hyatt Regency Orlando in Orlando, FL
Celebration 7
Saturday, March 18, 2017
1:30pm-2:30pm

Mission

This Emergency Ultrasound Section is founded to foster the professional development of its members and to educate them regarding point of care ultrasound. The committee will develop educational opportunities at the annual Scientific Assembly as well as other AAEM sponsored programs, including regional and international symposia. This group will serve as a venue for collaboration among medical students, residents, fellows, and emergency medicine practitioners who are interested in point of care ultrasound. The purpose of our group is to augment the knowledge and expertise of all emergency medicine specialists and to advocate for patient safety and quality care by endorsing bedside ultrasound. Membership is not limited to fellowship trained physicians. All emergency medicine practitioners passionate about ultrasound are welcome to join and participate. This group will work closely with the RSA to provide mentorship to medical students and residents who are interested in emergency medicine and point of care ultrasound.

Objectives

  • Disseminate information about ultrasound amongst emergency medicine practitioners regardless of practice setting and experience
  • Deliver ongoing educational opportunities for emergency medicine specialists
  • Provide resources for the advancement of point of care ultrasound
  • Forum for collaboration to encourage ultrasound research and exchange of ideas
  • Create regional, national, and international opportunities for providers to convene
  • Support fellowship training and research
  • Promote resident and medical student education
  • Foster program development
  • Endorse policy and guideline development
  • Collaborate with other specialties utilizing ultrasound

Membership

AAEM and AAEM/RSA membership is mandatory in joining the Emergency Ultrasound Section. Watch for membership rate information coming soon.

If you are interested in becoming involved in the section, please complete the Emergency Ultrasound Section Interest Form.