28th Annual Scientific Assembly

AAEM and JEM Resident and Student Research Competition

Sponsored by the Journal of Emergency Medicine

This competition is designed to recognize outstanding research achievements by residents and students in emergency medicine. 

Submission eligibility: Member and non-member students and residents

Submission deadline: Sunday, November 28, 2021

Withdrawal and revision deadline: Withdrawals and revisions must be received in writing to info@aaem.org by Tuesday, November 30, 2021. No changes can be submitted after that date.

Notification of acceptance: The presenting author of all abstracts submitted will be notified about the status of their entry in February 2022.

Presentation Selection

The top six abstracts will be selected for oral presentation at AAEM22 on Sunday, April 24 from 3pm – 6pm. All other abstract submissions are invited to display their research as a poster. The presenter of the oral abstract judged to represent the most outstanding research achievement will receive a $3,000 honorarium, while second and third place will receive $1,500 and $500 honoraria, respectively.

Submission Requirements

Submissions must include: 

  • Objectives, methods, results, and conclusions
  • Contact information for each author
  • Disclosures of relevant financial relationships for each author

Previous Presentations of Abstracts

Abstracts published as an article on or before November 1, 2021, may not be submitted. Abstracts that have been presented at the national meetings of other organizations may not be submitted. Abstracts that have been presented at international meetings may be submitted. You may submit this abstract to future conferences and publications. Abstracts currently under consideration for other conferences or publications may be submitted. You cannot submit the same abstract for this and the AAEM/RSA & WestJEM Population Health Research Competition.

Informed Consent

Any studies involving human subjects must conform to the principles of the Declaration of Helsinki of the World Medical Association (Clinical Research 1966; 14:103) and must meet all the requirements governing informed consent of the country in which the research was performed.

Abstract Publication

Oral abstracts presented at AAEM’s 28th Annual Scientific Assembly may be published in a future issue of the Journal of Emergency Medicine. Ownership of abstracts not accepted reverts to the authors. Abstracts may be used on AAEM Online for continuing medical education purposes. All authors and contributors will be appropriately credited.