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2013 AAEM Awards Recipients

MILWAUKEE — The American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM) and the AAEM Resident and Student Association announce the 2013 Award Recipients.

 

Master of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine (MAAEM) —
Amin A. Kazzi, MD MAAEM FAAEM
Joseph P. Wood, MD JD MAAEM FAAEM

This award recognizes senior AAEM fellows who demonstrated a long career of extraordinary service to AAEM, service as an exemplary clinician and/or teacher of emergency medicine, service to emergency medicine in the area of research and/or published works, service as a leader in the hospital, the community or organized medicine, service in the areas of health policy and advocacy, volunteerism, and other activities or high honors that distinguished the physician as preeminent in the field of emergency medicine.

 

Peter Rosen Award — Amal Mattu, MD FAAEM
This award recognizes an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to AAEM in the area of academic leadership. Nominees for this award must have 10 or more years experience in an EM academic leadership position and must be an AAEM member.

 

James Keaney Leadership Award — Roger Stone, MD MS FAAEM
This award was named after the founder of AAEM and recognizes an individual(s) who has made an outstanding contribution to our organization. The nominees for this award must be AAEM members and have 10 or more years experience in EM clinical practice.

 

Young Educator Award — Michael S. Pulia, MD FAAEM
This award recognizes an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to AAEM through work on educational programs. The nominee must be out of residency less than five years and must be an AAEM member.

 

Joe Lex Educator of the Year Award — Michael L. Epter, DO FAAEM
This award recognizes an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to AAEM through work on educational programs.  Nominees must be AAEM members who have been out of their residency for more than 5 years. The Educator of the Year Award was renamed the Joe Lex Educator of the Year Award to recognize Dr. Joe Lex for his devotion and commitment to AAEM and its educational programs.

 

Resident of the Year Award — Leana S. Wen, MD MSc
This award recognizes a resident member who is enrolled in an EM residency program, and has made an outstanding contribution to AAEM.

 

Program Director of the Year — Michael J. Matteucci, MD FAAEM 
This award recognizes an EM program director who has made an outstanding contribution to AAEM. The winner of this award is chosen by the AAEM Resident and Student Association.

 

Departing Board Members — Michael L. Epter, DO FAAEM; Joanne Williams, MD FAAEM

 

2012 Mitchell Goldman Service Awards —
These awards recognize individuals who made an outstanding contribution by supporting AAEM’s educational mission by teaching at oral board review courses. The award was renamed the Mitchell Goldman Service Award to recognize Dr. Goldman for his devotion and commitment to AAEM’s Oral Board Review Course and its educational programs.

30 sessions:  Bill Gossman, MD FAAEM

15 sessions:  Bryan K. Miksanek, MD FAAEM; Allen Yee, MD FAAEM

10 sessions:  Terence J. Alost, MD MBA FAAEM; Michael N. Habibe, MD FAAEM; Michael H. LeWitt, MD MPH FAAEM; Martin A. Makela, MD FAAEM; Robert C. Oelhaf, Jr., MD FAAEM; Greg Lyle Palmer, MD FAAEM

5 sessions: Alexander J. Cummings, MD FAAEM; Robert A. Hoogstra, MD FAAEM; Lee Malcolm Marks, MD FAAEM; John C. Owens, MD FAAEM; John C. Perkins, Jr., MD FAAEM; Alexandre R. Picard, MD; Timothy J. Rupp, MD FAAEM; Leslie V. Simon, DO FAAEM; Troy Sims, DO FAAEM; Andrej Urumov, MD FAAEM

 

Written Board Course Awards — 
These awards recognize individuals who made an outstanding contribution by supporting AAEM’s educational mission by teaching at written board review courses.           

Top Speakers: Nima Majlesi, DO FAAEM; Kevin G. Rodgers, MD FAAEM

10 Year Awards: Kevin G. Rodgers, MD FAAEM; Richard D. Shih, MD FAAEM

 

AAEM/JEM Resident & Student Abstract Competition Winners —  
1st Place: Lauren G. Oliveria, DO; 2nd Place: Weston Seipp, MD; 3rd Place: Travis G. Deaton, MD

Diagnostic Case Competition Winner — Michael J. Matteucci, MD FAAEM

Photo Competition Winners — Michelle Ischayek, DO; Ian Symons, MD; Michael G. Kelly, MD FAAEM

 

 

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The American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM) is the specialty society in emergency medicine today. As an organization, AAEM believes achievement of board certification represents the only acceptable method of attaining recognition as a specialist in emergency medicine.

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