HPEM & Advocacy Day


Travel to Capitol Hill: Meet Reps & Discuss Policy Issues

This annual two-day event in Washington, DC gives AAEM and AAEM/RSA members a unique chance to learn the congressional process and then immediately put those skills to use in meetings with Congressional leaders.

The advocacy process can seem daunting - learning the in's and out's of the issues, knowing the most effective strategies, and getting face time with leadership. Which is exactly why AAEM and AAEM/RSA have teamed up to designed this event to empower members to be effective advocates for themselves and their patients by learning these skills and resources. Join us - have your voice heard!

  • Day One: HPEM Symposium - June 5
    Introduction to the congressional process from experienced advocates. Learn what affects you as an EP.
  • Day Two: Advocacy Day - June 6
    Take your knowledge from HPEM directly to the Hill for targeted meetings with Congressional leaders.


Hear from the HPEM & Advocacy Day Planning Committee

Gabriel Stahl, MD


Matthew B. Hoekstra


Looking for more ways to be involved?

Learn more about the AAEM/RSA Policy and Advocacy Congressional Elective.

Check out the work of the AAEM/RSA Advocacy Committee, including videos, articles, and podcasts.

Listen to the AAEM Legal & Policy Issues in Emergency Medicine: Policy Prescriptions® edition podcast on the Congressional Elective and AAEM and AAEM/RSA advocacy efforts.



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