About Simulation

The Simulation Academy is a national educational organization that focuses on the development and use of simulation in emergency medicine education, research, and patient care.

The Mission of Simulation Academy

  • to serve as a unified voice for emergency medicine on issues of simulation in education, research, and patient care;
  • to provide a forum for emergency medicine providers interested in simulation to communicate, share ideas, and generate solutions to common problems;
  • to further a coherent research mission in the various applications of simulation;
  • to encourage the professional development and career satisfaction of emergency physicians involved with simulation in their academic careers;
  • to foster relationships with other organizations in order to promote the use of simulation.

Purpose and Function of an SAEM Academy

An Academy provides a venue for SAEM members with a special interest or expertise to join together in order to:

  • Promote a forum for the exchange of information among members in line with SAEM’s mission to advance education and research in Emergency Medicine.
  • Provide the SAEM Board of Directors (BOD) with the ability to utilize the expertise of an identifiable group on specific issues.
  • Provide a forum for members to speak as a unified voice to the SAEM BOD as well as to other national organizations within their scope of special interest or expertise.
  • Provide a forum for members to network, collaborate on educational initiatives, develop policy, perform research, and provide faculty development pertaining to their area of special interest or expertise.
  • Each SAEM Academy has a unique and powerful voice within emergency medicine. SAEM members who wish to learn more or have a greater impact in one of these specialty areas are encouraged to join our Academies.