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Submit a Nomination — GLAAEM Board of Directors Election

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  Posted: February 8, 2018

Call for At-Large Critical Care Medicine Section Board Member

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  Posted: February 28, 2018

Submit a Nomination — CAL/AAEM Board of Directors Election

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  Posted: February 28, 2018

Women in EM T-Shirt Fundraiser

Designed by the AAEM Women in Emergency Medicine Committee. The sales of this t-shirt will benefit the activities and projects of the WiEM Committee.

Learn more & order!

 

  Posted: March 1, 2018

Nominations Now Open: 2018 DVAAEM Board of Directors

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  Posted: March 6, 2018

AAEM Commends ABEM’s Announcement of Alternative ConCert™ Exam

Read the full press release.

  Posted: March 12, 2018

Letter Refuting Merit Badge Requirements Available

The American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) and the American Osteopathic Board of Emergency Medicine (AOBEM) will now provide letters of support that may be submitted to hospital administrators to forego the mandatory completion of short courses or additional certifications (“merit badges”) often needed for hospital privileges. See press release for more information.

  Posted: March 19, 2018

Save the Date: HPEM Symposium & Advocacy Day

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  Posted: March 28, 2018

Call for Volunteers - Assist in Finishing the StatPearls Project

Dear Medical Educators:

Twenty years ago, we worked together to create eMedicine© a free online library used by millions of health professionals. Recently, the founders of eMedicine© began StatPearls, a new, international collaboration to further improve medical education.

We are writing to invite you to join us in finishing the StatPearls project. To date, more than five thousand health professionals are completing a peer-reviewed PubMed (National Library of Medicine) indexed database of 17,000 summary articles and 150,000 multiple choice questions with four teaching points, pictures, or a video classified to each specialty area of medicine, surgery, dentistry, pharmacy, nursing, allied health, and basic science. Questions and articles are selected by editors-in-chief for use by each specialty. The completed learning management system allows:

  • Publication of updatable peer-reviewed, books, apps, and online continuing education indexed in PubMed for GME scholarly credit.
  • Users to customize, assign, score, and track web-based or printable assessments with the option to modify existing questions or develop private or shared question banks.
  • Users have free access to the online database, and unlimited CME/CE will only be $24.95 a year.
  • Authors and editors have free access, free CME/CE for updating content annually, and a free eBook.

Please consider a brief time commitment to this academic project. When you go to www.statpearls.com, you will see how easy it is to write, edit, and peer review content. Together we can provide free online access and affordable continuing medical education.

Sincerely,

Scott Dulebohn, MD

Associate Professor, Neurosurgery, ETSU
StatPearls, Managing Editor
727.289.9796

  Posted: March 28, 2018

Nominations Extended — CAL/AAEM Board of Directors Election

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  Posted: April 5, 2018

Introducing the New AAEM Logo

Member Resources

New Look. Same Values.

The Story Behind AAEM's New Logo

AAEM is excited to debut a new logo and tagline. Learn more.

  Posted: April 8, 2018

2018 Election Results

AAEM is pleased to announce the following results:

 

President-Elect: Lisa Moreno-Walton, MD MS MSCR FAAEM

Secretary-Treasurer: Jonathan S. Jones, MD FAAEM

At-Large Directors: 

Kevin Beier, MD FAAEM

Terrence M. Mulligan, DO MPH FIFEM FACEP FAAEM FACOEP FNVSHA HPF

Thomas Tobin, MD MBA FAAEM

YPS Director

Jennifer Kanapicki Comer, MD FAAEM

  Posted: April 9, 2018

Thank you for Another Great Scientific Assembly

Thank you to speakers, planning committee members, leadership, and attendees for making AAEM18 another great Scientific Assembly. Recorded sessions will be available on AAEM Online this summer. Self-report links for CME will be emailed out in 14 days. Save the date for our 25th Annual Scientific Assembly in Las Vegas - March 2019.

  Posted: April 12, 2018

IFEM Curriculum and Education Committee Survey

Over the past year the IFEM Curriculum and Education Committee has embarked on a project assessing leadership training curricula within EM training programs, national EM societies and international EM societies.  

As part of our project, we kindly ask you to complete this 5 minute survey to further inform the committee. Data will be presented at the ICEM Conference in Mexico City this June. Please choose one of the links below.  If you have any questions, please feel free to email me at any time.  We ask that you complete the survey by 15 May.

Take the survey.

  Posted: April 17, 2018

Take the Survey: ABMS Seeks Feedback on Continuing Board Certification

The American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) is currently working on an initiative for the future state of physician certification. Continuing Board Certification: Vision for the Future is a collaborative effort to assess the current state of continuing board certification, and to envision a framework that is relevant and meaningful to physicians, patients, hospitals and health systems.

This ‘Vision Initiative’ is led by a Commission comprised of a diverse group of physicians, professional medical organizations, national specialty and state medical societies, hospitals and health systems, educators, patients, and the general public. Today, the Commission is seeking feedback from as broad an audience as possible regarding the current and future state of continuing board certification and would like your input.

ABMS is encouraging all stakeholders in healthcare today to participate in this process, as it provides them an opportunity for their voice to be heard. The survey will remain open until May 11th and can be accessed here:

ABMS greatly values your comments and support.

  Posted: April 24, 2018

Cast Your Vote - 2018 CAL/AAEM Board of Directors Election

Voting is now open for the California Chapter Division of AAEM (CAL/AAEM) board of directors. Learn more and cast your ballot.

  Posted: April 27, 2018

Mediterranean Academy of Emergency Medicine Congress (MAEMC 2018)

 

The Department of Emergency Medicine at the American University of Beirut
In partnership with the Mediterranean Academy of Emergency Medicine (MAEM)

Mediterranean Academy of Emergency Medicine Congress (MAEMC 2018)

September 13-16, 2018
American University of Beirut

Registration fees:

  • Early bird registration: USD 50 for physicians and USD 30 for non-physicians (nurses, residents, EMTs) - before July 31st, 2018
  • Regular Registration fees: USD 80 for physicians and USD 50 for non-physicians (nurses, residents, EMTs) 

USD 400 if you wish to claim CME Certificate with AMA Category 1 CreditsTM from the American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM)

Free registration for Medical and Nursing students with valid student ID and separate registration fees apply for workshops.

 

 

Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM) and the Mediterranean Academy of Emergency Medicine (MAEM).  The American Academy of Emergency Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

Credit Designation Statement
The American Academy of Emergency Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 24.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

 

 

  Posted: May 31, 2018

AAEM Written Board Review Course - Early Bird Registration Ends July 14

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  Posted: June 13, 2018

AAEM Fall Oral Board Review Courses - Registration Now Open

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  Posted: June 13, 2018

NEW Course - ED Management Solutions: Principles and Practice

The ED Management Solutions Course is a live two-day event that brings together current and future medical directors. Not a medical director, but interested in operations management? This course is for you too! Topics covered are both timely and cutting edge. The first day will focus on the fundamentals of operations and then you will dive deeper into emergency department management and leadership on day two.

Learn more and register!

  Posted: June 13, 2018