Sections of AAEM give members the opportunity to get more involved in AAEM in an area that they are especially interested in. Sections all have their own bylaws and members pay dues to be a part of the section. See below for more information regarding the different AAEM sections that you can join.

Critical Care Medicine Section

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Critical care is an ever revolving field with major advances, and the goals for this section are to keep you up-to-date by writing guidelines or position statements, networking, developing a job database, and providing mentorship. The Critical Care Medicine Section (CCMS-AAEM) aims to engage your clinical interests.

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Emergency Medical Services Section

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The Emergency Medical Services Section (EMSS-AAEM) was founded to foster professional development in advocacy, service, and education regarding emergency medical services.

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Emergency Ultrasound Section

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The Emergency Ultrasound Section (EUS-AAEM) was founded to foster the professional development of its members and to educate them regarding point of care ultrasound.

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Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Section


The Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Section (JEDI-AAEM) promotes and increases diversity throughout the practice of emergency medicine throughout our subspecialty at every level of leadership.

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Locum Tenens Section

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The AAEM Locum Tenens Section (LT-AAEM) empowers emergency physicians to regain their professional and fiscal autonomy through the incorporation of independent contracting.

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Operations Management Section

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The Operations Management Section (OMS-AAEM) is constituted to promote, mentor, educate on and advocate for issues that impact emergency physicians serving in administrative and operational roles.

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Women in Emergency Medicine Section

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The Women in Emergency Medicine Section (WiEMS-AAEM) champions the recruitment, retention, and advancement of women in emergency medicine through the pillars of advocacy, leadership, and education.

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Young Physicians Section

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The Young Physicians Section (YPS-AAEM) membership is open to Fellow-in-Training, Associate, and Full Voting members within the first ten years of professional practice after residency or fellowship training.

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