Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

The Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Section is open to all AAEM and AAEM/RSA members. The purpose of this section is to promote and increase diversity throughout the practice of emergency medicine (including but not limited to race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation and ability) throughout our subspecialty at every level of leadership. The JEDI-AAEM Section aims to actively support and mentor underrepresented minorities and culture champions at various stages of education, training and career, as well as collaborate with reputable organizations that support such efforts.

Be a Section Champion Leader - Call For Nominations 

AAEM Section elections are democratic – YOU nominate and elect your leaders! JEDI-AAEM is seeking nominations from Section members for the 2022-23 Council term. If you know someone who will be a great leader, nominate them when Section Leadership Nominations open on January 3, 2022. Self-nominations are allowed and encouraged!


Nominations Open: Monday, January 3, 2022
Nominations Close: Wednesday, February 23, 2022 at 11:59pm CT

Submit a Nomination for Your Section:


Positions Available (one-year term):

Assists the Chair in running Council meetings and managing the Section. Promotes the AAEM mission by increasing Section membership through recruiting new members and developing valuable engaging member benefits for attendings. The Chair-Elect ascends to the roll of Chair the following year. The Chair is the principal executive council member and shall preside over membership meetings of the Section and of the Section Council. The Section Chair shall also perform other duties as prescribed by the Council or AAEM. Upon completion of the Chair term, the individual shall automatically ascend to the office of Immediate Past Section Chair.

Oversees the finances and membership of the Section and attends Section meetings. The Secretary provides a short summary following the recent Council meeting for posting on the Council website and via MyAAEM. (AAEM staff take the official minutes). The Secretary/Finance Chair shall work to engage Section members through developing valuable member benefits and communicating with members via MyAAEM, social media and other resources.

Attend Section Council meetings and serve as work group leads for one or more Section activities/initiatives and/or events.

Assists with organizing webinars, networking and mentorship opportunities to recruit, engage, and sustain students and residents in the Section.

Upcoming Events

JEDI Section Meetings

JEDI Section meetings will be held on the 2nd Tuesday each month rotating full JEDI Section membership with Leadership Council and JEDI Leadership Council respectively as follows:

  • Section Council Membership & Leadership Council: January, March, May, July, September, November.
  • Section Council Leadership: February, April, June, August, October, December.

JEDI Section Meetings
4:00pm PT | 5:00pm MT | 6:00pm CT | 7:00pm ET (anticipate a 90-minute meeting)

        Jan 11, 2022 - Section Council Members & Leaders
        Feb 8, 2022 - Section Council Leadership
        Mar 8, 2022  - Section Council Members & Leaders
        Apr 12, 2022  - Section Council Leadership
        Apr 23-27, 2022 – AAEM22 – In Person - Section Members & Leaders
        May 10, 2022 - Section Council Members & Leaders


Meeting ID: 974 4826 4037
Passcode: 041640

Section Council Members & Leader meetings are open to JEDI members, please plan to attend.

An agenda will be provided in advance of each meeting.  Leaders, if your name is on the agenda and you are not able to attend, please submit a written report to the JEDI Co-Chairs and/or Kathy Uy in advance of the meeting. 

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