Who We Are
The Education Committee develops and coordinates AAEM educational events and online resources.
William T. Durkin, MD MBA MAAEM FAAEM
Develop and coordinate the Annual Scientific Assembly, including a work plan, timeline, budget and publicity. Provide continuous review of the annual meeting goals and objectives as they relate to the Academy's long range plan and mission and make recommendations to the board of directors.
Develop and coordinate the oral and written board courses and use feedback to improve future courses. Assess the attendance and financial success of these courses and make recommendations to the BOD for future expansions or changes in cost structure.
Explore new venues to provide AAEM members with the best possible educational resources including access to online services, journals and meetings.
Explore collaborative efforts with other local, national and international EM organizations to provide educational resources and meetings to AAEM members; this would include defining guidelines for the endorsement of non-AAEM educational events by AAEM and guidelines for the use of the AAEM member mailing list.
Explore methods to assist AAEM members with the continuous certification process and explore ways to assist ABEM in its development and implementation of the continuous certification process.
The ACCME Subcommittee is responsible for ensuring AAEM stays accredited to provide CME activities and approves directly, jointly, and recommended CME activities.
Oral Board Review Course Subcommittee
The Oral Board Review Course Subcommittee is responsible for planning each series of AAEM's Pearls of Wisdom Oral Board Review Courses, one series in the spring and one in the fall. These courses prepare physicians to sit for their oral board examinations.
Scientific Assembly Subcommittee
The Scientific Assembly Subcommittee is responsible for planning AAEM's Annual Scientific Assembly.
Written Board Review Course Subcommittee
The Written Board Review Course Subcommittee is responsible for planning the online and in-person AAEM Written Board Review Course. This course prepares physicians to sit for both their Qualifying and ConCertTM Exams.
Education Committee Members