The WiEM Section provides education that:

  • Advises the greater AAEM organization and the Board on issues affecting women in emergency medicine
  • Brings attention to important topics for women in EM through regular publication in Common Sense, a quarterly newsletter to section members, and lecture offerings at Scientific Assembly
  • Builds mentoring systems for female medical students and emergency physicians at different stages of their careers, whether in an academic or community setting
  • Develops and presents educational content that highlights issues of equity and focuses on creating solutions for the gender bias in medicine
  • Creates a database of resources for AAEM members interested in education on gender issues


Common Sense



Women's Wisdom: Our Journey in Emergency Medicine is a podcast created by the AAEM Women in Emergency Medicine Section to highlight the journeys of prominent women emergency physicians. Join us every other month as we explore a new path and share our stories as women physicians.



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