AAEM Young Physicians Section (YPS-AAEM) membership is open to emergency medicine residency-trained Fellow-in-Training, Associate or Full Voting members of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine who are within the first five years of professional practice after residency or fellowship training.

Be a Section Champion Leader - Call For Nominations 

AAEM Section elections are democratic – YOU nominate and elect your leaders! YPS-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

YPS Council Meetings are held on the 1st Tuesday every other month.
Upcoming Meetings: February 1, April 5, June 7
10:00am ET |  9:00am CT  | 8:00am MT  | 7:00am PT


Meeting ID: 868 4567 2943
Passcode: 741776

Meetings are open to YPS members.

AAEM Education Events

About the Young Physicians Section

YPS Leadership, Election Information, Bylaws

AAEM Education Online

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Become a part of the Young Physicians Section for FREE!

AAEM Education CME

Work Groups

Get involved with a YPS Work Group


Get Started with these YPS Benefits:

CV and Cover Letter Review

Extra Eyes on Your CV and Cover Letter
Available to YPS members and graduating residents. All requests will be reviewed by a YPS board member within two weeks of submission.

EM Flash Facts

Review EM Board Pearls with the EM Flash Facts App
Whether preparing for your EM boards, your EM rotation as a medical student or wanting to have a fast, easy way to teach on a shift as faculty, then the AAEM has the app for you - AAEM’s EM Flash Facts!

YPS Mentoring Program

Advice and Career Guidance
We invite you to take advantage of this exciting opportunity to interact with your peers and become invested in your future. Mentors are members from different regions of the U.S. and include those actively involved in community practice as well as academic emergency medicine.

YPS Articles in Common Sense

Submit an Article for the Official AAEM Magazine
YPS is actively seeking new authors to publish articles in Common Sense.

Rules of the Road for Young Physicians

Multimedia Guide to Life After Residency
Written for emergency physicians in their first five years of practice after residency, this book is a continuation of the Rules of the Road series already available for medical students and residents.

YPS Podcast Collaboration with AAEM/RSA

Podcast Episodes Featuring Young Physicians
Listen to podcast episodes with the AAEM Resident and Student Association (AAEM/RSA) and YPS-AAEM.





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