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American Academy of Emergency Medicine


Note: AAEM staff is currently working remote due to the COVID-19 pandemic. At this time, the best way to contact staff is by emailing. To email staff, please click on their names below. All general inquiries can go to


555 East Wells Street, Suite 1100
Milwaukee, WI 53202-3823 USA
Tel: (800) 884-2236 or (414) 276-7390
Fax: (414) 276-3349


AAEM Staff

Cassidy Davis - Senior Communications Manager
Contact with questions about: Common Sense Member Magazine, Advertising, Job Bank & Certificate of Workplace Fairness, Media Inquiries & Press Releases, Website Information, and the Palliative Care Interest Group, Marketing Task Force, International Committee, Social Media Committee, Geriatric Interest Group, Antimicrobial Stewardship Task Force, Freestanding Emergency Centers Interest Group, Geriatric Interest Group, Wilderness Medicine Interest Group, California Chapter Division, and Great Lakes Chapter Division.

Tom Derenne - Program Manager
Contact with questions about: Oral Board Review Courses, EMS Section, Emergency Ultrasound Section, Academic Affairs, Clinical Practice, and Chapter Division, EM Pain and Procedural Sedation Interest Group, Scientific Assembly Committee Meetings & Arrangements, and Chapter Divisions in Florida, Delaware Valley, and the Uniformed Services Chapter Division.

Roxanne Dobbs - Meetings Manager
Contact with questions about: Event Registration, AAEM Residency Visits, and Scientific Assembly Sponsorships and Exhibitors.

Alissa Fiorentino - Senior Journal Administrative Manager, WestJEM (AAEM)
Contact with questions about: the Western Journal of Emergency Medicine, including department and chapter division subscriptions, article processing, and advertisement logistics.

Madeleine Hanan, MSM - AAEM Senior Administrative Manager & AAEM/RSA Executive Director
Contact with questions about: AAEM Resident and Student Association, Medical Student Council & Committees, and the Independent Practice Support, Wellness and Burnout Prevention, EM Workforce, and Diversity and Inclusion Committees, and the Social EM & Population Health Interest Group.

Yeimidy Lagunas - Communications Manager
Contact with questions about: Digital Communications, Website Information, Insights Newsletter, Podcast Series, and the Social Media Committee.

Erica Pollnow - Administrative & Membership Manager
Contact with questions about: Member Benefits, Member Recruitment & Mailings, 100% Group & Residency Program Memberships, Membership Renewals and Engagement Opportunities, Journal of Emergency Medicine (JEM) Medicine Subscriptions, Merchandise and Book Orders, AAEM Membership Committee, and Employed Physicians Interest Group.

Rebecca Sommer - Education Meetings Manager
Contact with questions about: Online Education, CME Activities, Certificates & Reports, Scientific Assembly Competitions, Scientific Assembly Speakers, AAEM Awards, the ACCME Subcommittee, Education and Operations Management Committees, Critical Care Medicine Section, and India Chapter Division.

Kathy Uy, MS CMP - Senior Meetings Manager
Contact with questions about: Scientific Assembly, Scientific Assembly Sponsorships, Written Board Review Course, the AAEM Education Committee, International Conference Committee, and the Chapter Divisions in Texas, Missouri, New York, Tennessee, and Louisiana.

Kay Whalen, MBA CAE - AAEM Executive Director
Contact with questions about: AAEM Board Activities, Policy and Procedures, Political Action Committee, AAEM Physician Group, AAEM Foundation, and LEAD-EM.

Missy Zagroba, CAE - AAEM Associate Executive Director
Contact with questions about: AAEM Board Activities, AAEM Physician Group, Policy and Procedures, AAEM Foundation, AAEM Young Physicians Section, and the ACCME, Women in EM Section, and the Finance, Ethics, and Government Affairs, and Legal Committees.



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