Consultation Services

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Members of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine possess expertise in teaching, research and other aspects of academic emergency medicine practice. The Society is often called upon to provide individuals, departments or institutions with consultations aimed at developing, evaluating, or improving various services, which it does through its committees and academies, or in consultation with the Association of Academic Chairs in Emergency Medicine (AACEM).

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Following are two of the most common consultation services. Other services can be customized through the SAEM Consultation Services Committee:


Type and Price



Residency Consultations
2-day consult


  • New residency/fellowship program or recertification
  • Assist with and review Program Information Form (PIF)
  • Written report will be provided following PIF review and mock site visit
  • $4,000 each for 2 consultants
  • $4,000 to SAEM to cover administrative costs
  • Additional cost for travel expenses to be billed separately

Academic Department Consult 
2-day consult



Assisting EM divisions or departments to develop:

  • Department status 
  • Improvement in ED throughout, billing, quality, patient safety, etc.
  • Improvements in specific academic or clinical developments (research subspecialty development, etc.)

Site survey to assist the division regarding the potential/appropriate timetable for developing an academic department

Written report will be provided following consultation

  • $6,000 each for 2 AACEM consultants
  • $13,000 to SAEM to cover administrative costs
  • Additional cost for travel expenses to be billed separately

Other types of consultations are available and can be customized in partnership with the institution. Contact the SAEM Office for requests.

Faculty Development Consultations

SAEM supports the professional development of emergency medicine faculty and the efforts of department chairs and chiefs to establish successful faculty development programs at their home institutions. Toward that end, the Society offers to coordinate consultations in areas related to faculty development, provided by individuals with experience and expertise in those areas.

Learn more about Faculty Development Consultations

Ethics Consultation Services

If you are experiencing an ethical dilemma and would like guidance from the SAEM Ethics Committee, you can submit a consultation request online. The request can be made anonymously, and will only be seen by the chair of the Ethics Committee and staff.

Request an Ethics Consultation