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We invite you to become a member of AAEM. We are committed to providing the highest quality education, advocacy, and professional resources throughout your journey as an emergency physician.
Annual membership valid 1/1/21 - 12/31/21
Membership dues received after October 1, 2020 will be applied to the 2021 membership year.
Fellow and Full Voting Member - FAAEM
All voting members are fellows of AAEM, and can therefore use the FAAEM designation. There is no additional requirement for fellowship status beyond board certification. To be a Full Voting member of AAEM you must: be board certified in emergency medicine by ABEM, AOBEM, -or- RCPSC -or- be board certified in pediatric emergency medicine by ABEM or ABP -or- passed recertification in emergency medicine or pediatric emergency medicine for 25 years or more.
Dues: $150 - those who meet the below criteria and are within their first year out of residency
Dues: $250 - those who meet the below criteria and are more than one year out of residency
To be an Associate member of AAEM: you must be a graduate of an ACGME or AOA approved emergency medicine training program and you must have not yet taken or passed your EM board
To be a Fellow-in-Training member of AAEM: you must be a graduate of an ACGME or AOA approved emergency medicine training program and be currently enrolled in a fellowship. Fellows-in-Training members receive a dual membership in AAEM and the Young Physicians Section (YPS). For more information on the AAEM Young Physicians Section, please visit www.ypsaaem.org.
International member status is available for those physicians with an interest in emergency medicine who practice outside of the United States or Canada.
Full Voting members meeting the below requirements who wish to change their membership category must specifically request transfer to Emeritus status. Emeritus members may continue using the FAAEM designation as long as they meet the criteria of a Full Voting member of AAEM. To be an Emeritus member of AAEM, you must have been: a Full Voting member who has practiced emergency medicine for thirty or more years and has been a Full Voting member for a minimum of ten years -or- at least 65 years of age and who has been a Full Voting member for a minimum of ten years
Special circumstances such as disability or full retirement from the practice of emergency medicine, may lead to a request for Emeritus membership. A member would be required to have been a Full Voting member in good standing for a period of at least five consecutive years to be considered for this special Emeritus status. Such a request will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis by the membership committee. Eligibility for this special status shall lapse upon the Emeritus member’s return to the active practice of emergency medicine or upon change in the circumstances qualifying the member for Emeritus status. The Emeritus member shall have an affirmative obligation to notify the Academy of any such change in status.
Residents and Medical Students
Become a member of the AAEM Resident and Student Association (AAEM/RSA). Learn more and join AAEM/RSA!
Profile of Membership: AAEM's membership is kept strictly confidential. Membership mailing lists are not available for sale or rent, and no membership directory is published by AAEM.
AAEM offers group memberships to allow hospitals/groups to pay for the memberships of all their EM board certified & board eligible physicians. Learn more about 100% Groups.
AAEM Member Referral Program
AAEM is the leader within our field in preserving the integrity of the physician-patient relationship by fighting for a future in which all patients have access to board certified emergency physicians and physician rights are protected. If you agree, tell your colleagues about us!
Follow these short and easy steps to refer your colleague to join or renew with AAEM:
- Gather your colleagues name(s) and email(s)
- Log in to your account at the link below
- Select the pre-scripted email you’d like to send
- Personalize it or just send it as is
Multi-year discounts available for Full Voting members when you sign-up for 3 or more years. Renew today and save!
FREE AAEM Sections!
FREE Women in Emergency Medicine Section (WiEMS) Membership!
The purpose of this section is to champion the recruitment, retention and advancement of women in emergency medicine through the pillars of advocacy, leadership and education. Membership is not limited to women physicians. All emergency medicine practitioners passionate about the mission of WiEMS are welcome to join and participate. Learn more about WiEMS membership and benefits.
FREE Emergency Medical Services Section (EMSS) Membership!
The Emergency Medical Services Section is open to all AAEM and AAEM/RSA members who have an interest in prehospital care. The purpose of the Section is to strengthen core knowledge for all emergency physicians who interact with EMS. Learn more about EMSS membership and benefits.
FREE AAEM Young Physicians Section (YPS) membership to all emergency 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. Learn more about YPS membership and benefits.