28th Annual Scientific Assembly

Frequently Asked Questions

The 28th Annual Scientific Assembly will take place April 23-27, 2022 at the Hilton Baltimore in Baltimore, MD.

Pre-conference activities will take place on Saturday, April 23 and the morning of Sunday,  April 24. The Scientific Assembly will begin with the Opening Remarks the afternoon of April 23 and concludes on Wednesday, April 27 at noon. Post-conference activities will take place on the afternoon of April 27, 2022.

There are two ways to register for the Scientific Assembly:

  1. Register Online
  2. Register by Phone: Call the AAEM offices at 1-800-884-2236 and ask for Scientific Assembly Registration.

Yes, in order to attend Scientific Assembly, members must register and pay a refundable deposit. At the conclusion of AAEM22, members have the option to donate their refundable deposit to the Kevin G. Rodgers Fund of LEAD-EM, the AAEM Foundation, the AAEM PAC, or have the full amount credited back to them. 

Member Rates

  • AAEM Members: FREE with a $200 refundable deposit
  • RSA Members: FREE with a $100 refundable deposit

Non-Member Rates

  • Physician: $525
  • Resident: $160*
  • Medical Student (Student Free members): $140*
  • Allied Health Professionals: $200
  • Allied Health Professional In-Training: $60

*Residents and students will be automatically registered as AAEM/RSA members for the 2021-2022 membership year (pending eligibility).

AAEM accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, personal checks, or corporate checks. Cash will be accepted onsite.

Learn more about booking a hotel room.

Registration for AAEM22 includes access to the in-person 28th Scientific Assembly, CME, award presentations, competitions, networking social activities (except where noted), and recorded educational content.

Refund requests must be submitted in writing at least one month prior to the event. A $50 processing fee will be charged for cancellations. Refunds are processed after the conference. No refunds are granted if cancellation is received less than one month prior to the event. Special considerations will be given for health or family emergencies if requested in writing no later than 15 days after the last day of the conference.

Yes, keynote, plenary, and didactic concurrent sessions will be live streamed. When you register, you will be able to select when you will attend in-person or virtually.

Note: All speakers and pre- and post-conference courses will be in person.

If you would like to switch to attend Scientific Assembly virtually or in-person, please contact AAEM via email or 800-884-2236.

Educational content will be recorded and available on AAEM Online within three months after the conference.

Online access to the AAEM22 Annual Scientific Assembly content will be available on AAEM Online after the conference and eligible to claim CME for three years.

AAEM welcomes and encourages families to travel with conference attendees. Due to the professional educational content and graphic nature of some photos, children are not permitted in the educational sessions or on the exhibit floor/poster gallery. 

We are pleased to offer a private mother’s room for nursing and pumping. The mothers’ room may be reserved in advance for time slots. Visit a friendly staff member at the conference registration desk for more information.

During these evolving times, AAEM is committed to continuing to provide a safe and healthy environment for event participants and staff. Participants are expected to adhere to and abide by the safety precautions AAEM has implemented to protect against the spread of COVID-19 such as social distancing, mask wearing, personal hygiene and hand sanitization, and self-monitoring and self-reporting as directed by local policies. Refusal to adhere to policies and abide by precautions may result in immediate removal from an AAEM event and cancellation of the registration without receiving a refund. 

All AAEM22 in-person attendees are expected to be up-to-date with their COVID-19 vaccines.

Yes, non-CME commercial presentations and promotional sessions are organized by industry supporters and are designed to enhance your conference experience. They are scheduled over the lunch hour and or end of the day.

You can find the full program schedule here.

Submissions for AAEM competitions are now closed and proposals are being evaluated and ranked. While onsite, attendees are welcome to view posters and/or presentations for the Photo, YPS Research, AAEM and JEM Resident and Student Research, AAEM/RSA & Western Journal of Emergency Medicine, Open Mic, and AAEM/RSA Resident Breve Dulce Competition. See the conference schedule for more information.

Submitters will be notified of their acceptance status in February 2022.

Scientific Assembly keynote, plenary, and concurrent sessions are open first-come, first-served and do not require advanced registration. Sessions requiring registration are noted during the registration process and summarized on your conference receipt. Such sessions include pre- and post-conference sessions, small group clinic and some networking/social events.

If you would like to add a pre-conference, post-conference, or adjust the Small Group Clinic session, please contact AAEM via email or 800-884-2236.

Please contact AAEM at via email or call 800-884-2236

The American Academy of Emergency Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 21.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. See the full credit designation statement here. CME credits subject to change pending full schedule. 

CME certificates and Certificates of Attendance are available to Scientific Assembly attendees through a self-report system. You can access the self-report system with your members-only log in account to download, save or print your CME certificate or Certificate of Attendance. Please ensure you login to your members-only account and update your email address to ensure receipt of the broadcast email. 

Claim CME Onsite
Pre-registered attendees can claim CME credits at Scientific Assembly starting April 24, 2022. Onsite registrants will receive a link via email to claim CME within 30 days after the conference. 

Don’t want to wait 30 days to claim CME? Register for AAEM22 online before April 21, 2022!

Please visit the speaker portal for more information.

The AAEM22 Call for Educational Proposals closed. Please see the Program page for this year’s educational content. There are still openings for onsite signup to speak at the Open Mic Competition. Learn more.

If you would like to speak at AAEM23, the Call for Educational Proposals portal will open in summer 2022.

Yes, more info coming soon!

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Beware – Unofficial Vendor List Providers / Mailing Lists / Housing / Registration Portals

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Some companies may claim to be associated with AAEM and AAEM22Virtual. However, the only process for registering for the conference is through www.aaem.org/aaem22/attendee-resources/registration and AAEM is the only authorized provider for the attendee mailing list. DO NOT REGISTER FOR THE CONFERENCE OR PURCHASE A LIST RENTAL WITH OTHER OPERATORS. AAEM does not accept responsibility for any losses that result from unofficial vendors or websites.

Beware of Fraudulent Registration Companies!

The official Scientific Assembly website is www.aaem.org/aaem22 and you can only register for the Scientific Assembly through this link: https://www.aaem.org/aaem22/attendee-resources/registration. 

AAEM does not add additional fees to the standard registration rate, such as VAT or service fees. Fraudulent companies often use email addresses or websites that contain “AAEM” in them such as AAEM@2022conference.com and info@22aaem.com. Do not reply to these companies. Prevent being the victim of Cybercrime – be suspicious of emails that appear to be coming from AAEM asking for additional payments.

If you receive a suspicious email or have questions or concerns, please contact AAEM Registration at 1-800-884-2236 or email us