Call for Nominations

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Deadline for nominations is November 12, 2021.  The nomination process is now closed.

  • SAEM Board of Directors Nominations
  • RAMS Board Nominations
  • AACEM Executive Committee Nominations
  • SAEM Foundation Board of Trustees Nominations
  • SAEM Nominating Committee and Bylaws Committee Nominations
  • Academy Executive Committees Nominations

Responsibilities and Requirements

Nominees who are selected to be on the slate will be required to complete the following prior to the election:

  • Agree to the SAEM Election Campaigning Guidelines
  • Complete the SAEM Conflict of Interest Disclosure Form
  • Agree to the SAEM Board Commitment Policy (SAEM Board of Directors Nominees only)
  • Submit a headshot
    • Head and shoulders only
    • jpeg (high-resolution)
    • Recent (not more than two years old)
  • Submit a Candidate Statement in Microsoft Word (not to exceed one-page)
    • Name
    • Institution
    • Title
    • Brief paragraph summarizing your education, qualifications, and any SAEM experience
    • Explain why you are running for office and what you hope to accomplish if elected.

 

SAEM Board of Directors

  • SAEM President-Elect
    • Be a current, active* member of SAEM
    • Be willing to serve a one-year term followed by a one-year term as President, and then another as Immediate Past President
    • Attend all Board of Directors meetings each year
    • Serve as the Chair of the Nominating Committee
    • Be knowledgeable about SAEM’s mission and programs
    • Participate in promoting, sustaining, and building the mission of SAEM
    • Contribute to SAEM’s development

  • SAEM Secretary-Treasurer
    • Be a current, active* member of SAEM
    • Be willing to serve a one-year term (with eligibility to serve an additional one-year term)
    • Attend all Board of Directors meetings each year
    • Serve as a member of the Finance Committee
    • Be knowledgeable about SAEM’s mission and programs
    • Participate in promoting, sustaining, and building the mission of SAEM
    • Contribute to SAEM’s development

     

  • SAEM Member-at-Large
    • Be a current, active* member of SAEM
    • Be willing to serve a three-year term (with eligibility to serve an additional three-year term)
    • Attend all Board of Directors meetings each year
    • Be or become knowledgeable about SAEM’s mission and programs
    • Participate in promoting, sustaining, and building the mission of SAEM
    • Contribute to SAEM’s development

     

  • SAEM Resident Member
    • Be a current, resident* member of SAEM
    • Be willing to serve a one-year term (with eligibility to serve an additional one-year term)
    • Be a resident at an approved emergency medicine residency program at the time of election and during the one-year term
    • Attend all Board of Directors meetings each year
    • Be or become knowledgeable about SAEM’s mission and programs
    • Participate in promoting, sustaining, and building the mission of SAEM
    • Contribute to SAEM’s development

 

Resident and Medical Students (RAMS) Board

  • President
    • Be a current member of SAEM
    • Be willing to serve a one-year term followed by a one-year term as Immediate Past President
    • Attend all RAMS Board meetings
    • Set the agenda and preside at all RAMS Board meetings
    • Report the RAMS Board actions/accomplishments to the SAEM Board of Directors on a quarterly basis
    • Report on actions of the RAMS Board to SAEM Resident and Medical Student Members
    • Represent the interests of the SAEM Resident and Medical Student members
    • Appoint committees, ad hoc committees, and/or task forces in conjunction with the RAMS Board as needed to accomplish the mission and goals of the RAMS Board

 

  • RAMS Secretary-Treasurer
    • Be a current member of SAEM
    • Attend all RAMS Board meetings
    • Be willing to serve a one-year term
    • Serve as President in the absence of the President of the RAMS Board
    • Ensure that minutes are taken and distributed for RAM Board meetings
    • Oversee and report to the RAMS Board regarding the RAMS financial records
    • Represent the interests of the SAEM Resident and Medical Student members
    • Assist with other duties as may be assigned the President of the RAMS Board

     

  • RAMS Resident Members-at-Large
    • Attend all RAMS Board meetings
    • Be willing to serve a one-year term
    • Serve as Committee Chair
    • Represent the interests of the SAEM Resident and Medical Student members
    • Assist with other duties as may be assigned the President of the RAMS Board

     

  • RAMS Medical Student Member-at-Large
    • Attend all RAMS Board meetings
    • Be willing to serve a one-year term
    • Serve as Committee Chair
    • Represent the interests of the SAEM Resident and Medical Student members
    • Assist with other duties as may be assigned the President of the RAMS Board

Association of Academic Chairs of Emergency Medicine (AACEM) Executive Committee

  • Member-at-Large
    • Be a current, active** member of AACEM
    • Be willing to serve a two-year term with an automatic succession to a one-year term for each officer position (Secretary-Treasurer, President-Elect, President, and Immediate Past-President). Total term commitment is six years
    • Attend all Executive Committee meetings each year
    • Be or become knowledgeable about AACEM’s mission and programs

SAEM Foundation Board of Trustees

  • President-Elect
    • Take an active role in raising funds to support the programs of the Foundation
    • Attend all Board meetings
    • Be willing to serve a one-year term, followed by a one-year term as President, and then another as Immediate Past President
    • Assist the President in the discharge of the duties of the President as the President may direct and perform such other duties consistent with the office of President-Elect as may be assigned from time to time by the Board of Trustees
    • In the absence of the Foundation President, the President-Elect shall preside at meetings of the Foundation’s Board of Trustees
    • Represent the Foundation in activities related to academic emergency medicine
    • Serve as a voting member of the Nominations Committee

     

  • Secretary-Treasurer
    • Take an active role in raising funds to support the programs of the Foundation
    • Attend all Board meetings
    • Be willing to serve a one-year term
    • Keep the minutes of the meetings of the Board of Trustees in one or more books provided for that purpose
    • See that all notices are duly given, in accordance with the provisions of these bylaws or as required by law
    • Represent the Foundation in activities related to academic emergency medicine
    • Be a custodian of the corporate records, and in general, perform all duties incident to the office of SAEM Foundation

     

  • Members-at-Large
    • Take an active role in raising funds to support the programs of the Foundation
    • Be willing to serve a two-year term (with eligibility to serve an additional two-year term)
    • Attend all Board meetings
    • Represent the Foundation in activities related to academic emergency medicine

SAEM Nominating Committee

  • Be a current, active* member of SAEM
  • Be willing to serve a two-year term
  • Should have considerable experience and leadership on SAEM committees and task forces
  • Assist in developing the slate of nominees for elected positions

SAEM Bylaws Committee

  • Be a current, active* member of SAEM
  • Be willing to serve a three-year term (serve as chair during the third year of term)
  • Should have considerable experience and leadership on SAEM committees and task forces
  • Review the Bylaws and makes recommendations to the SAEM Board of Directors for amendments to be considered by the membership

* An SAEM active member is defined in the SAEM bylaws as an individual who holds a university appointment or who is actively involved in emergency medicine teaching, research, or administration.

* An AACEM active member  is defined in the AACEM guidelines as an individual who is a full, acting, or interim Chairs of Departments of Emergency Medicine in LCME or AOA-COCA accredited medical schools in the United States and Canada.