Join a Work Group

Below is a listing of the current YPS Work Groups. If you would like more information or are interested in serving on any of these work groups, please email us at


Membership Work Group

Lead – David Nykin, MD & Alveena Dawood, MD FAAEM

Coordinate monthly emails to YPS membership and communications with AAEM/RSA throughout the year.

Assist with timing of mailings - Including our membership benefits advertising (ex: CV and Cover Letter Review Service).

Coordinate advertising strategies to recruit members.

Monitor and improve membership benefits (CV Review Service, Mentoring, YPS Rules of the Road, and EM Flash Facts).


Communications/Social Media Work Group

Lead – Priya Ghelani, MD FAAEM

Coordinate regular submissions for Common Sense.

Use social media to help advance YPS-AAEM and educate our members.

Possible development of young physician podcasts.

Use Twitter/Facebook to keep our members up to date on events, advancements in YPS.

Continue to enhance website and Facebook fan page. 


Education Work Group

Lead – Jessica Fujimoto, MD

Develop/coordinate YPS track at the annual meeting, including a work plan, timeline, budget and publicity.

Develop/coordinate regional CME/networking events.

Coordinate networking opportunities.

Develop new strategies to educate our members.


Government Affairs/Advocacy Work Group

Lead – David Gatz, MD

In collaboration with the AAEM BOD and other committees, direct and coordinate AAEM's lobbying efforts in Washington.

Assist AAEM's "watch dog" activities with regard to governmental activities and public health issues that may affect AAEM members.

Strive to keep our members up-to-date with governmental affairs.


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