Education Committee

Who We Are 

The Education Committee develops and coordinates AAEM educational events and online resources. 




Education Committee

Chair: David J. Carlberg, MD FAAEM

Vice Chair: Michael E. Silverman, MD MBA FAAEM FIFEM FACP

Board Liaison: Phillip Arthur Dixon, MD MBA MPH FAAEM

Staff Liaison: Rebecca J. Sommer

Our Projects

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.


Our Work Groups

ACCME Work Group

The ACCME Work Group is responsible for ensuring AAEM stays accredited to provide CME activities and approves directly, jointly, and recommended CME activities.

Virtual Oral Board Review Work Group

The Virtual Oral Board Review Work Group is responsible for planning AAEM's Virtual Oral Board Review Course, which prepares physicians to sit for their oral board examinations.

Scientific Assembly Planning Work Group

The Scientific Assembly Planning Work Group is responsible for planning AAEM's Annual Scientific Assembly.

Breve Dulce Work Group

The Breve Dulce Work Group is responsible for the schedule of Breve Dulce talks at Scientific Assembly.

LMS Work Group

The Learning Management System (LMS) Work Group develops policies for what content will be housed on the AAEM Online.

Speaker Development Work Group 

The Speaker Development Work Group matches emerging interested individuals who would like to be national speakers with a mentor who is a nationally recognized AAEM speaker in AAEM’s Speaker Development Group.


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