Call for 2018-19 Nominations

The Society of Academic Emergency Medicine is now accepting nominations for the SAEM Board of Directors, RAMS Board, SAEM Committees, Executive Committees of SAEM’s Academies, and the Executive Committee of the Association of Academic Chairs of Emergency Medicine (AACEM). Whether you see this as an opportunity for a colleague, someone in your organization, or yourself, we invite you to review the requirements and responsibilities identified below.

Start the nomination process by clicking one of the links below. Nominations may be submitted by the candidate or any SAEM member.

 

SAEM Board of Directors

SAEM Nominating Committee and Bylaws Committee

Foundation Board of Trustees

RAMS

AACEM

Academies


Please note: Deadline for nominations is November 29, 2017.

 

Responsibilities and Requirements

SAEM Board of Directors

SAEM President-Elect

  • Be a current member of SAEM
  • Be willing to serve a 1-year term followed by a 1-year term as President and than another as Immediate Past President
  • Attend all Board of Directors meetings each year
  • Serve as the Chair of the Nominating Committee
  • Be knowledgeable about SAEM’s mission and programs
  • Participate in promoting, sustaining, and building the mission of SAEM
  • Contribute to SAEM’s development

SAEM Secretary-Treasurer

  • Be a current member of SAEM
  • Be willing to serve a 1-year term (with eligibility to serve an additional 1-year term)
  • Attend all Board of Directors meetings each year
  • Serve as a member of the Finance Committee
  • Be knowledgeable about SAEM’s mission and programs
  • Participate in promoting, sustaining, and building the mission of SAEM
  • Contribute to SAEM’s development

SAEM Member-at-Large

  • Be a current member of SAEM
  • Be willing to serve a 3-year term (with eligibility to serve an additional 3-year term)
  • Attend all Board of Directors meetings each year
  • Be or become knowledgeable about SAEM’s mission and programs
  • Participate in promoting, sustaining, and building the mission of SAEM
  • Contribute to SAEM’s development

SAEM Resident Member

  • Be a current member of SAEM
  • Be willing to serve a 1-year term (with eligibility to serve an additional 1-year term)
  • Be a resident at an approved emergency medicine residency program at the time of election and during the 1-year term
  • Attend all Board of Directors meetings each year
  • Be or become knowledgeable about SAEM’s mission and programs
  • Participate in promoting, sustaining, and building the mission of SAEM
  • Contribute to SAEM’s development

SAEM Nominating Committee

  • Be a current member of SAEM
  • Be willing to serve a 2-year term
  • Should have considerable experience and leadership on SAEM committees and task forces
  • Assist in developing the slate of nominees for elected positions

SAEM Constitution and Bylaws Committee

  • Be a current member of SAEM
  • Be willing to serve a 3-year term and as chair during the third year of term
  • Should have considerable experience and leadership on SAEM committees and task forces
  • Review the Constitution and Bylaws and makes recommendations to the BOD for amendments to be considered by the membership

 

RAMS Board of Directors

President

  • Be a current member of SAEM
  • Be willing to serve a 1-year term followed by a 1-year term as Immediate Past President
  • Attend all RAMS Board meetings
  • Set the agenda and preside at all RAMS Board members
  • Report the RAMS Board actions/accomplishments to the SAEM Board of Directors on a semi-annual basis
  • Report on actions of the RAMS Board to SAEM Resident and Medical Student Members
  • Represent the interests of the SAEM Resident and Medical Student members
  • Appoint committees, ad hoc committees, and/or task forces in conjunction with the RAMS Board as need to accomplish the mission and goals of the RAMS Board

RAMS Secretary-Treasurer

  • Shall attend all RAMS Board meetings
  • Be willing to serve a 1-year term
  • Serve as President in the absence of the President of the RAMS Board
  • Assure that minutes are taken and distributed for RAM Board meetings
  • Oversee and report on the financial records to the RAMS Board
  • Represent the interests of the SAEM Resident and Medical Student members
  • Assist with other duties as may be assigned the President of the RAMS Board

RAMS Members-at-Large

  • Shall attend all RAMS Board meetings
  • Be willing to serve a 1-year term
  • Serve as Committee Chair
  • Represent the interests of the SAEM Resident and Medical Student members,
  • Assist with other duties as may be assigned the President of the RAMS Board.

Executive Committee of AACEM 

Member-at-Large

  • Be a current member of AACEM
  • Be willing to serve an initial two-year term with an automatic second two-year term followed by automatic succession to a one-year term for each officer position (Secretary-Treasurer, President-Elect, President, and Immediate Past-President). Total term commitment is 6 years
  • Attend all Executive Committee meetings each year
  • Be or become knowledgeable about AACEM’s mission and programs

Join a Committee

Please also use this opportunity to join an SAEM Committee to further your professional development by providing leadership experience, expanding your professional network, and strengthening your ties within the specialty! Please submit a Committee Interest Form by October 31, 2017.