Emergency Medical Services Section

The Emergency Medical Services Section of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine (EMSS-AAEM) was founded to foster the professional development of emergency medicine physicians interested in the subspecialty of emergency medical services board certification. We provide educational and networking experiences in the areas of advocacy, membership engagement, and professional development.

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The AAEM Section elections are a testament to our democratic values, empowering YOU to choose your leaders. As we gear up for the 2024-25 Council term, we’re calling on all Section members to participate actively.

Nominations Close: February 27, 2024

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The Future of EMS Webinar Series

Catch up on recordings from the Future of EMS Webinar Series. Our goal is to address workforce concerns, highlight emerging processes, and look at ways to continue to develop our sub-specialty. Led by EMS physicians, speakers share their personal experiences including the successes and challenges they’ve overcome. You’ll be equipped with new insights and practical ideas that you can take back to your department.

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About EMSS-AAEM

The Emergency Medical Services Section of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine (EMSS-AAEM) was founded to foster the professional development of emergency medicine physicians interested in the subspecialty of emergency medical services board certification. We provide membership with educational and networking experiences in the areas of advocacy, membership engagement, and professional development. We continue to build relationships with our partners including NAEMSP, EMS Fellowships, and AAEM Sections to foster meaningful advocacy for the physician led prehospital team.

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Leadership

Chair
Bryan Everitt, MD

Chair-Elect
Katherine Raczek, MD FAAEM FACEP

Secretary/Finance Chair
Christopher Hewitt, DO MPH FAAEM

Immediate Past Chair
C.J. Winckler, MD FAAEM 

Councilors
Craig Cooley, MD MPH EMT-P FAAEM 
Rachel Ely, DO FAAEM
Ryan Newberry, DO MPH FAAEM 
Open Position*

AAEM/RSA Representatives
Kayla Gordon, OMS III
James Nardini

Board Liaison
Robert A. Frolichstein, MD FAAEM

Staff Liaison
Thomas G. Derenne

*Interested in filling an open position? Please contact AAEM for more information.

Membership

You must be a current AAEM or AAEM/RSA member to join a section.

You can also add an EMSS-AAEM Membership when you become an AAEM member or AAEM/RSA member today!

Dues

  • Full Voting ($20)
  • Associate ($10)
  • Fellow-in-Training (Free)
  • International ($10)
  • Resident (Free)
  • Medical Student (Free)

Section memberships run on a calendar year and must be renewed annually.

Upcoming EMSS-AAEM Events

Watch recordings from past EMSS-AAEM events:

Common Sense Articles

Read articles from AAEM’s member magazine, Common Sense, authored by EMSS-AAEM members.