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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 1/01/19 - 12/31/19
Membership dues received after October 1, 2018 will be applied to the 2019 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 ten 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.
To be an Affiliate member of AAEM: you must be a member in good standing and you must have been, but are no longer certified in emergency medicine by ABEM, AOBEM or RCPSC or have not passed recertification twice -or- you must have been, but are no longer certified in pediatric emergency medicine by ABEM or ABP or have not passed recertification twice.
Allied Health Professional Member
Allied Health Professional In-Training Member
To be a Allied Health Professional member of AAEM: you must be a physician assistant, nurse practitioner or other allied health professional who is currently working within an emergency department in the United States. A reduced rate is available for those who are enrolled in an allied health training program. Become an Allied Health Professional member.
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.
Multi-Year Discount - New for 2019!
Multi-year discounts available for full voting members when you sign-up for 3 or more years. Renew today and save!
New this year — 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.
The Missouri Chapter Division and New York Chapter Divisions are offering FREE membership for 2019 for full voting and associate members.
- Learn more about the Missouri Chapter Division - MOAAEM
- Learn more about the New York Chapter Division - NYAAEM
Many chapter divisions also offer FREE membership for residents and students. Learn more.
2019 Graduating Resident Promotion
As a new graduate, pay only $150 to renew as an associate member within the first 12 months of graduating ($100 Savings!).
Are you starting a fellowship? Pay only $75 to renew as a fellow-in-training member within the first 12 months of graduating.