AAAEM Membership

Why Join AAAEM?

The Academy of Administrators in Academic Emergency Medicine (AAAEM) is a professional association for individuals managing the administrative and business functions of an academic department or division of emergency medicine. These academic units typically engage in activities related to patient care, education, and research mission, including the primary administration of an emergency medicine residency program.

Full Membership Requirements

  • Primary individual that is the administrative lead of an emergency medicine academic department including all related components of clinical operations, education and research. The Emergency Department must meet the standard of being an 'Academic' department/division-meaning it should have clinical, teaching and research components and is affiliated with a college or university. Typical titles include: Administrator, Chief Administrative Officer, Director or Senior Director, Vice Chair of Administration, Service Line Director, etc.
  • Administrator in Emergency Medicine with a primary reporting relationship to the Chair of the Department/Division
  • Preference that the Departments/Divisions Chair is a member of AACEM

Associate Membership Requirements:

  • Individual with administrative role in an emergency medicine academic department. The Emergency Department must meet the standard of being an 'Academic' department/division-meaning it should have clinical, teaching and research components and is affiliated with a college or university. Typical titles include: Manager, Business Manager, Financial Director, Service Line Administrator or Director, etc.
  • Individuals with a primary reporting relationship to the Chair or Administrator of the Department/Division
  • Responsibilities and authorities for potential inclusion:

Fiscal operations oversite

Academic clinical operations oversite

Community clinical site management

Administrative staff management

Data and reporting management

  • Responsibilities and authorities to not be considered for member include

Clerical staff

Residency coordination

Research directors or managers

Emeritus Membership Requirements:

  • Active AAAEM member for at least five (5) years or made significant contribution to AAAEM
  • Not currently working in an academic department of emergency medicine

View AAAEM Membership Guidelines for full details on member requirement and participation. 

THE MISSION OF AAAEM IS:

  • to advance the profession of individuals serving as administrators within emergency medicine academic programs;
  • to provide a forum for academic emergency medicine administrators to communicate, share ideas, and generate solutions to common problems;
  • to use education and research to influence public policy for the benefit of patients, medical student and resident education, emergency
  • to serve as a unified voice for academic emergency medicine administrators;
  • to foster the professional development and career satisfaction of academic emergency medicine administrators;
  • to foster research in emergency medicine operations and management; medicine physicians, and medical schools.

AAAEM Membership List and Contacts

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Join AAAEM Academic clinical operations oversite

Associate Membership Requirements: