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

Call for EUS-AAEM Section Council Nominations

The EUS-AAEM Section election is democratic – YOU nominate and elect your leaders! EUS-AAEM is seeking nominations from EUS-AAEM members for the 2023-24 Council term. If you know someone who will be a great leader for EUS-AAEM, nominate them today!

Self-nominations are allowed and encouraged!

Nominations Close: Monday, February 23, 2023

Positions Available (one-year term):

The Chair-Elect is elected by the section membership for a one year term. The Chair-Elect is responsible for:

  • Running and attending Section Council and Membership meetings in the absence of the Chair
  • Assisting with managing the Section
  • Promoting the AAEM mission by increasing Section membership through recruiting new members
  • Developing valuable engaging member benefits for attendings.
  • Attend the bimonthly Section Leadership Committee meeting
  • Must be an AAEM member in good standing
  • Upon completion of the term, the Chair-Elect ascends to the role of Section Chair.

The Secretary/Finance Chair is responsible for:

  • Overseeing the finances and membership of the Section and attend Section Council and Membership meetings
  • Posting a short summary following Council meetings highlighting action, invitation and engagement items for members on MyAAEM and/or monthly newsletter
  • Engaging Section members through developing valuable member benefits and communicating with members via MyAAEM, email, social media and other resources
  • Must be an AAEM member in good standing.

The number of Councilors for each Section are defined by the bylaws. Councilors are responsible for:

  • Attending Section Council meetings (minimum 75% of meetings)
  • Serving as the workgroup lead for one or more activities/initiatives and/or events
  • Completing objectives by accepting task assignments and meeting deadlines
  • Participating in discussion and offer constructive criticism, as well as suggestions for future activities
  • Must be an AAEM member in good standing.

The number of Resident/Student Representatives for each Section are defined in the bylaws. Resident/Student Representatives are responsible for:

  • Attending Section Council & Membership meetings
  • Assisting with organizing webinars, networking and mentorship opportunities to recruit, engage, and sustain students and residents in the Section
  • Providing regular summaries and report-outs to the AAEM/RSA Board of Directors
  • Must be an AAEM/RSA member in good standing.

The representative is nominated and elected by membership.

Regional Hands-On Ultrasound Course

Regional Hands-On Ultrasound Course event banner

This half or full-day course has been designed to be the ultimate hands-on custom training based on topics you select and offers a comprehensive, hands-on experience to learn the fundamentals of point-of-care ultrasound. After didactic lectures with state-of-the-art audiovisual presentations led by veteran faculty, participants will have ample time for hands-on scanning in small groups of five participants (maximum) to one instructor ratio.

Ultrasonography Focused Practice Designation Resources

Are you planning to take the Advanced Emergency Medicine Ultrasonography Focused Practice Designation (ABEM FPD) examination in March?

The EUS-AAEM Council would like to share resources you can use during studying:

Thank you and Best of Luck,

The AAEM-EUS Council

EUS-AAEM Speakers Bureau

Residents and Fellows
The Emergency Ultrasound Section is looking for interested residents, fellows and faculty to speak with medical school Emergency Medicine Interest Groups and Ultrasound Interest Groups about the use of point of care ultrasound in the Emergency Department.

The section will provide a list of suggested topics to the Interest Groups, as well as providing you with several slide sets to use if you choose as a basis for lectures. This is a great opportunity for anyone interested in sparking interest in the next generation of Emergency Physicians in the use of point of care ultrasound in the Emergency Department!

Emergency Medicine Interest Groups
The American Academy of Emergency Medicine Emergency Ultrasound Section has an exciting new opportunity focused on providing emergency ultrasound education to groups like yours. The section has compiled a group of point of care ultrasound enthusiasts who are making themselves available to give virtual talks on a variety of emergency ultrasound topics. This is a great chance to get directed education on an exciting and
ever expanding diagnostic topic directed to your group's specific interest. If you think your group would be interested in taking advantage of this opportunity, please sign up below.

Upcoming Events

Ultrasound Webinar Series


AAEM Education Events


Mission, Objectives, Leadership

AAEM Education Online


Become a part of the Emergency Ultrasound Section of AAEM

AAEM Education CME


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