The Women in Emergency Medicine (WiEM) Section is constituted with a vision of equity for AAEM women in emergency medicine and a purpose to champion the recruitment, retention, and advancement of women in emergency medicine through the pillars of advocacy, leadership, and education.

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Upcoming Events

Join the Women in Emergency Medicine Section for a networking lunch in Phoenix!
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 | 12:05pm-1:30pm
Learn more and register.

10 Complimentary WiEM Section Networking Luncheon Tickets Available for AAEM Resident and Student Members!

Due to the generous personal donation from AAEM’s President, David A. Farcy, MD FAAEM FCCM, there are 10 complimentary tickets available for AAEM Resident and Student Members. The tickets will be distributed on a first come first serve basis, to claim a ticket, please complete the form here. You will receive a letter of communication indicating the status of your request.

Learn More About the WiEM Section Three Pillars of Purpose:


Advocating for Equality and Fairness
The WiEM Section holds the organization accountable for equity and advocates and problem solves for issues of justice, transparency, and equity in the workplace.


Creating Opportunities for and Recognition of Women Leaders in EM
The WiEM Section offer professional development opportunities and sponsorship to advance women to leadership positions within AAEM and their home institutions in addition to creating networking opportunities.


Bringing Awareness and Solutions to Issues Affecting Women in EM
The WiEM Section shines a light on issues affecting women in EM and important topics for women in EM, builds mentoring systems for females in EM, and develops and presents educational content, and that highlights issues of equity and focuses on creating solutions for the gender bias in medicine.


2020 WiEM Council Election

Voting for the 2020 WiEM Section Council Election is now open! Deadline to vote: March 9, 2020 at 11:59pm CT.  Learn more.



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