Career Roadmap: Residents

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Leadership Opportunities


  • Advanced Research Methodology Evaluation and Design (ARMED) - The purpose of this course is to arm participants with the fundamental knowledge and skills to design a high-quality research project and grant proposal to jumpstart their research career
  • ARMED MedEd - This course builds upon the fundamental knowledge and skills of health professions education researchers and equips them to design a high-quality medical education research project and grant proposal
  • Chief Resident Forum - full day session at SAEM Annual Meeting designed to help aspiring residents refine their skills as leaders in their residency programs



Grants and Awards


  • RAMS ARMED Scholarship - SAEM seeks two enthusiastic fellows or senior residents who demonstrate early interest in pursuing a research-oriented career to attend the ARMED course in 2022-2023
  • RAMS ARMED MedEd Scholarship - SAEM seeks one enthusiastic fellow or senior resident who demonstrates early interest in pursuing a medical research-oriented career to attend the ARMED MedEd course

Curriculum/Educational Resources

  • EM Job Link - connects members to job opportunities in EM
  • SOAR - Library of previous events, publications, education content and related items for access
  • Directories - Interactive map with location and contact information for all US-based emergency medicine clerkships, residencies, and fellowships
  • NAM Action Collaborative & SAEM Wellness Resources - Network of more than 60 organizations committed to reversing trends in clinician burnout, includes an online knowledge hub, a series of NAM Perspectives discussion papers, and an all-encompassing conceptual model that reflects the domains affecting clinician well-being
  • ADIEM DEI Resource Library - Online resource library of publications for emergency physicians to learn more about achieving health equity and eliminating health disparities
  • ADIEM LGBT Curriculum - Comprehensive curriculum for LGBT health
  • AEUS Narrated Lecture Series - Online ultrasound curriculum for emergency physicians in training
  • Research Learning Series - Recorded lectures, panel discussions, and podcasts featuring valuable research content delivered by experts
  • Podcasts - Features popular series like the RAMS “Ask a Chair” podcast
  • Webinars - Provides learners the opportunity to expand on areas of expertise and tackle critical topics in emergency medicine
  • AEUS Image Bank - Free ultrasound images for SAEM members to download and use for educational purposes
  • Journal Clubs – Network with colleagues while discussing the latest journal articles
  • AWAEM Letter Writers Bureau - Find an experienced letter-writer for your academic promotion
  • AEUS Asynchronous Ultrasound Curriculum - designed to provide a quick-to-implement virtual ultrasound rotation for novice and beginner learners of point-of-care ultrasound
  • SimWars - the premier national simulation competition for emergency medicine residents
  • GRACE - addresses the best practices for the care of the most common chief complaints that can be seen on the tracking board of any emergency department in the country, based upon research and expert consensus


  • SAEM Membership Guide - Highlights programs, services, and opportunities the Society offers its members
  • RAMS Roadmaps - Provides guidance to the second-year medical student looking to get into residency for EM
  • SAEM Pulse - SAEM’s member magazine published every other month with articles relevant to academic emergency medicine
  • SAEM Weekly - Weekly e-newsletter of current EM news, trending articles, and "need to know" SAEM information, including grant opportunities, upcoming events, and helpful resources
  • Reason for Research - Comprehensive guide for medical students, residents, and junior faculty who may be interested in pursuing an academic career in emergency medicine research
  • AWAEM Toolkit - Digital guide that offers advice and resources for the challenges and opportunities which arise for women in academic emergency medicine
  • AEM Journal - Official flagship journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM)
  • AEM Education and Training (E&T) Journal - Newest SAEM journal dedicated to publishing information relevant to education and training in emergency medicine