Committee Meetings

SAEM20 Committee Meetings will be held virtually. Call-in information will be sent via your community page.

Education Committee MeetingTuesday, May 12, 20205:00 - 7:00 PM CDT
Finance Committee MeetingWednesday, May 13, 20209:00 - 10:00 AM CDT
Virtual Presence Committee Meeting Wednesday, May 13, 20202:15 - 3:15 PM CDT
Membership Committee MeetingWednesday, May 13, 20204:15 - 5:15 PM CDT
SAEM Grants Committee MeetingThursday, May 14, 202010:00 - 11:00 AM CDT
SAEM Faculty Development Committee MeetingThursday, May 14, 20202:00 - 3:00 PM CDT
GRACE Steering Committee Meeting Thursday, May 14, 20203:00 - 4:00 PM CDT
SAEM Ethics CommitteeThursday, May 14, 20203:00 - 4:00 PM CDT
SAEM Equity and Inclusion Committee MeetingThursday, May 14, 20204:00 - 6:00 PM CDT
Consultation Committee MeetingFriday, May 15, 20203:00 - 4:00 PM CDT
Bylaws Committee MeetingMonday, May 18, 20202:00 - 3:00 PM CDT

SAEM Committees

If you are passionate about improving patient care in emergency medicine, SAEM provides many ways to get involved such as volunteering at scientific meetings, fundraising events, and participation on committees and task forces. Committees play a vital role in advancing SAEM's mission. SAEM members are encouraged to complete the Committee Interest Survey below or contact the SAEM at (847) 813-9823.

SAEM Guide for Effective Committees and Task Forces

If you are new to an SAEM committee or task force, please review the SAEM Guide for Effective Committees and Task Forces to become familiar with SAEM rules and expectations.


The term of service of the Society’s groups begins in May each year to coincide with the Annual Meeting, and lasts for twelve months. While SAEM’s mission “to lead the advancement of emergency care through education and research, advocacy, and professional development” gives direction to SAEM’s activities, it is the extensive and detailed work of each group towards the fulfillment of its specific goals and objectives that advances the academic specialty. 

Committee objectives are developed by SAEM Board liaisons and incoming committee chairs and are approved by the Board of Directors. They are based on SAEM’s Five-Year Strategic Plan and the previous three years' objectives, as well as on suggestions from past committee chairs and members. The Board strives to ensure that the objectives assigned to each committee are well-defined, achievable, and directly related to SAEM’s core mission.  

View a full list of SAEM committees and their descriptions.