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American Academy of Emergency Medicine



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


Missy Zagroba, CAE | Executive Director

Contact with questions about: AAEM Board Activities, AAEM Physician Group, AAEM Locum Group, Policy and Procedures, AAEM Foundation, AAEM LEAD-EM, and general questions regarding AAEM oversight. Staff Liaison for: MEMC. Email Missy

Kay Whalen, MBA CAE | Executive Director Emeritus

Contact with questions about: History of AAEM, Board Activities, and overall questions regarding AAEM. Email Kay

Madeleine Hanan, MSM | AAEM Senior Administrative Manager & AAEM/RSA Executive Director

Contact with questions about: AAEM Resident and Student Association, Medical Student Council & Committees. Staff Liaison for : EM Workforce, Legal, and Government & National Affairs Committees. Email Madeleine

Sarah Jeziorski | Senior Communications & Membership Manager

Contact with questions about: AAEM Marketing and Communications, Common Sense Member Magazine, Advertising, Media Inquiries & Press Releases, and AAEM Awards. Email Sarah

Kathy Uy, MS CMP DES | Senior Meetings Manager

Contact with questions about: Logistics pertaining to the Scientific Assembly. Staff Liaison for: Critical Care Medicine, Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Ultrasound, Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, Young Physicians Sections, and International and International Conference Committees. Email Kathy

Tom Derenne | Program Manager

Contact with questions about: Oral Board Review Courses.  Staff Liaison for:  Academic Affairs, Clinical Practice, Ethics, Pain and Addiction, Rural Medicine Interest Group Committees; Oral Boards Subcommittee. Email Tom

Roxanne Dobbs | Program & Administrative Manager

Contact with questions about: the Job Bank, General Committee questions, Residency Visits, Certificate of Workplace Fairness, and MyAAEM. AAEM Staff Liaison for: Women in EM Section, Wellness Committee. Email Roxanne

Elizabeth Mueller |  Administrative Manager

Contact with questions about: Starting a new Chapter Division. Staff Liaison for all Chapter Divisions: California, Capital Region, Delaware Valley, Florida, Great Lakes, Louisiana, Missouri, New York, Tennessee, Texas, Uniformed Services, India, Lebanese Academy of EM, and Mediterranean Academy of EM Chapter Divsions. Email Elizabeth

Erica Pollnow |  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. Staff Liaison for: Membership, Geriatrics, and Social EM and Population Health Committees. Email Erica

Joshua Klimek | Website & Digital Content Manager

Contact with questions about: Digital Communications, Website Information, Insights Newsletter, and Podcast Series. Staff Liaison for: Social Media Committee. Email Josh

Rebecca Sommer | Education Manager

Contact with questions about: Programing pertaining to the Scientific Assembly, Online Education, CME Activities, and Certificates & Reports. Staff Liaison for: ACCME, Speaker Development, Written Boards Subcommittees, and Learning Management System (LMS) Committee. Email Rebecca

Stephanie Burmeister | 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. Email Stephanie


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