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American Academy of Emergency Medicine

Common Sense

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Voice of AAEM

Common Sense is a bi-monthly member magazine 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.

* International members receive an online subscription only.


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2016 Issues

Current Issue: May/June 2016



What's Inside?

President’s Message: AAEM’s Commitment to Due Process:
The Wanda Cruz Story

From the Editor’s Desk: If You Don’t Do It, It Might Not Get Done

Washington Watch: HHS Unveils Proposed SGR Replacement Policy

Dollars & Sense: Disability Insurance Q&A

RSA President’s Message: Transitions

RSA Editor’s Message: How Do I Know if I Go too Slow? Improving Efficiency for Residents, Part 2

Resident Journal Review: Are Antibiograms Effective Guides for the Treatment of UTIs in the ED?

MSC President’s Message: Lessons from the 2016 Match

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Past Issues

View the premier issue of Common Sense from 1993 (PDF)



  • 2015
  • 2014
  • Cracking the Code: Fixing the Crowded Emergency Deparment
  • Medical Liability State by State
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  • 2013
  • 2012
  • Letters to the Editor
  • 2010
  • 2005