Certificate in Academic Emergency Medicine Administration

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Now Accepting Applications to the 2025-2026 CAEMA Class

The purpose of the Certificate in Academic Emergency Medicine Administration (CAEMA) program is to provide education and a certificate for those professionals who have attended the program and demonstrated proficiency in the body of knowledge required of Administrators in Academic Emergency Medicine. The program is specifically geared towards the knowledge base of Administrators in an Academic environment, encompassing resident education, post residency training, inclusion of medical students, and research in Emergency Medicine.

Tuition cost: $2,250

  • Session One: Live Workshop at the 2025 AACEM/AAAEM Joint Retreat (Spring 2025)
  • Session Two: Live workshop at SAEM Headquarters (Fall 2025)
  • Session Three: Live Workshop at the 2026 AACEM/AAAEM Annual Retreat (Spring 2026)

Reading List:

There may be required and optional reading assigned to participants.


The program faculty will include:

  • Experienced Academic Emergency Medicine Administrators
  • Academic Chairs of Emergency Medicine
  • Experts in particular aspects of emergency medicine administration
  • Experts in other fields which relate to the role of an emergency medicine administrator

The program will cover 4 content areas: Academics, Human Capital, Personal Development and Practice Operations. These will include a wide variety of topics including: hiring and advancing staff, budgets and financial reporting, clinical staffing, analytics and how to use them, research, organization skills, billing & coding, team building, strategic planning and more.

For more specific information on the curriculum, please email caema@saem.org.

SAEM Educational Course Tuition Payment & Cancellation Policy

Tuition is due thirty days after acceptance to an SAEM course, and must be paid in full before the first session in order to participate. If extenuating circumstances prevent payment on time or the registrant's ability to participate in the course, the registrant should contact SAEM for alternative arrangements.

If the participant withdraws from the course at least thirty days prior to the first session, 100% tuition will be reimbursed. If the participant withdraws less than thirty days prior to the start of the course, tuition will be 50% reimbursed. Tuition will not be reimbursed at any time after the first session has begun.