Academic Emergency Medicine Moves to Online Only in 2017

AEM goes completely digital starting with the January 2017. The change will strengthen usability and make AEM’s scholarly content more readily accessible and feature-rich, with full reference linking, article sharing, embedded videos, audio casts, expandable images, and more! Get all the FAQs about AEM's move to digital here

Academic Emergency Medicine (AEM), is the official flagship publication for the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM). AEM’s Journal Citation Ranking (JCR) places it at No. 4 among 24 titles in the emergency medicine category.

Each month AEM features the best in peer-reviewed, cutting-edge original research relevant to the practice and investigation of emergency care and with the potential to elevate the human condition during times of emergency.

Subject matter is diverse, including clinical trials, observational cohort studies, other human subject studies, innovative diagnostics and therapeutics, concept papers, clinical controversies, economic or policy research, health services research, laboratory science, basic science studies, and more.

AEM features regular sections such as

  • Original Contributions
  • Brief Reports
  • Commentaries
  • The Biros Section on Research Ethics
  • Special Contributions (SAEM policy papers, and narrative reviews)
  • Research Methods and Statistics
  • Clinical Pathologic Conference
  • Evidence-based Diagnostics
  • Correspondence
  • Media Reviews
  • Resident Portfolios
  • Reflections
  • Dynamic Emergency Medicine (short video productions)

General Information

Publishing frequency: Monthly
Circulation: SAEM’s 6,000 members (learn more about SAEM membership)
Available formats: Print*, online, and as an app for mobile devices.
Submission site:
AEM Author Guidelines

*Beginning in 2017 AEM will be published online only.

Submission/Review Stats

Acceptance to Early View: 7-8 weeks
Acceptance to Print: 4-5 months 

Citation Data

  • Impact Factor (IF): 2.5
  • IF Ranking: 4th amoung 24 titles in the emergency medicine category 
  • H-Index: 84

Editorial Staff

Jeffrey Kline, MD 
Indiana University School of Medicine

Peer Review Coordinator
Taylor Bowen 
(434) 218-3366 

Journal Manager
Stacey Roseen  
(847) 527-7227

Additional Information

Connect to AEM online
AEM Author Guidelines
Submit an article to AEM
Advice for getting published
Information for peer reviewers
AEM Ethics Guidelines

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