The SAEM annual meeting is renowned for its networking events, career development opportunities, energetic experiential learning competitions, and just plain fun activities offered to attendees. Connect in person with your contemporaries at one of the many events available to you at the Annual Meeting.


  • Clinical Images Exhibit

    May 16 to 19, 2023

    The popular SAEM Clinical Images Exhibit, held each year at the SAEM annual meeting, features high definition, image-based, educational case submissions relevant to the practice of emergency medicine. Accepted submissions are selected based on their educational merit, relevance to emergency medicine, image quality, the case history, and appropriateness for public display. Attendees are invited to visit the exhibit, browse the images, review the case notes, and challenge themselves to figure out the diagnosis before reading the answer.

  • SAEM23 Consensus Conference

    May 16, 2023 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

    Research is needed to understand how to best implement precision emergency medicine in an effective and equitable manner. In the 2023 Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) Consensus Conference, Precision Emergency Medicine: Setting a Research Agenda, we will convene experts and thought leaders from academia and the technology sector to examine the key catalysts of precision emergency medicine, identify implementation challenges, and develop an actionable 10-year research agenda with relevant patient-centered outcomes. Funding for this conference was made possible [in part] by grant 1 R13 HS29275-01 from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

  • Kickoff Party

    May 16, 2023 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

    Join SAEM in the exhibit hall for our annual kickoff party. This is a great opportunity for you to meet some of SAEM’s newest exhibitors and reconnect with longtime trusted partners.

  • Dr. Peter Rosen Memorial Keynote

    May 17, 2023

    Dr. Peter Rosen, a founding father of emergency medicine, passed away in 2019 and is widely recognized for his many contributions to academic emergency medicine. The Dr. Peter Rosen Memorial Keynote Address is intended to memorialize Dr. Rosen’s life and legacy in perpetuity and gratitude for helping craft the emergency medicine specialty into what it is today. Held on the official opening day of the Annual Meeting, this opening keynote session is the largest gathering of the annual meeting, which in 2022 drew more than 3,500 attendees.

  • Speed Mentoring for Medical Educators

    May 17, 2023 11:00 AM to 11:50 AM

    Speed Mentoring for Medical Educators offers faculty an opportunity to engage in short discussions with mentors who have expertise and significant experience in medical education. Participants will have an opportunity to sample potential mentoring relationships and identify a medical education mentor whose experience and personality aligns with their professional interests, desired career trajectory, and personality traits.

  • Academy for Women in Academic Emergency Medicine (AWAEM) and Academy for Diversity and Inclusion in Emergency Medicine (ADIEM) Luncheon

    May 17, 2023 11:30 AM to 1:20 PM

    The popular AWAEM/ADIEM Luncheon, sponsored by SAEM’s Academy for Women in Academic Emergency Medicine and Academy for Diversity & Inclusion in Emergency Medicine, is an excellent opportunity to network with old friends and new, explore common interests and issues, and learn about the hottest topics in emergency departments.

  • Simulation Academy SimWars

    May 17, 2023 1:00 PM to 5:20 PM

    SimWars is the premier national simulation competition for emergency medicine residents. Created and brought to you by the SAEM Simulation Academy, SimWars is a simulation-based competition between teams of clinical providers that compete in various aspects of patient care in front of a large audience. This type of learning emphasizes experiential learning, which involves the learner in the moment, mentally, physically, and emotionally in the moment, whether a simulated experience, reliving the past, or through collaboration (community of practice).

  • Opening Reception

    May 17, 2023 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

    The opening session is always a highlight of the SAEM Annual Meeting. Join us in Austin, Texas this year for another wonderful and eventful Annual Meeting.

  • Residency & Fellowship Fair

    May 18, 2023 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

    The Residency & Fellowship Fair lets you explore residency and fellowship programs from across the nation, all under one roof. Meet with representatives from dozens of coveted programs, all waiting to talk to you about their programs and give you advice to help you with the application process. Connect with current residents and fellows to ask questions and get valuable advice and encouragement to help you navigate the next steps of your career.

  • Residency & Fellowship Fair Program Registration

    May 18, 2023 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

    The SAEM Residency & Fellowship Fair is an important and prominent event in the annual emergency medicine application cycle, giving institutions the opportunity to showcase their residency and fellowship programs to hundreds of medical students and emergency medicine residents looking to find their perfect residency or fellowship.

  • Speed Mentoring

    May 18, 2023 3:30 PM to 5:20 PM

    Resident and medical student mentees will be matched into small groups of 5-10 attendees who share their interests for quick-fire, 10-minute mentoring sessions. Participants will have an opportunity to start new mentoring relationships with mentors from around the country as well as socialize with fellow residents and medical students. Add this event to your annual meeting registration at no additional cost!

  • Austin Duck Adventures Land and Water Tour

    May 18, 2023 5:15 PM to 7:30 PM

    Take an amphibious tour of downtown Austin and beautiful Lake Austin in an UNSINKABLE, US Coast Guard inspected, Hydra Terra vehicle. Highlights include the State Capital Building, Governor's Mansion, the University of Texas campus, music-rich Sixth Street, historic Congress Avenue and a floating tour of scenic Lake Austin. The tour ends with a drink at the iconic Hula Hut, a Tex Mex/Hawaiian landmark restaurant overlooking picturesque Lake Austin. Space is limited so register early! (Sponsored by SAEM RAMS)

  • Dodgeball

    May 18, 2023 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

    Join us as we transform a basic ballroom into THE most amazing dodgeball court ever, complete with bleachers, hot dogs, cold suds, and cheering fans! This grownup twist to the classic playground game pits emergency medicine residency teams from all over the country in an epic battle to the finish and the right to call themselves dodgeball champs. Limited spots are available, so pull your team together soon and sign up for an opportunity to dodge, duck, dip, dive...and dodge to victory!

  • Association of Academic Chairs in Emergency Medicine (AACEM) Annual Reception and Dinner

    May 18, 2023 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

    Join your colleagues and fellow chairs in emergency medicine for an evening of dinner, networking, and socializing at III Forks Steakhouse. III Forks Steakhouse embodies the Texas lifestyle and is the perfect take on the classic upscale steakhouse in the heart of Austin. This modern steakhouse restaurant is sizzling with style. III Forks Steakhouse features a lively bar along with menu items featuring USDA Prime beef, ocean-fresh seafood as well as lighter, local favorites.

  • RAMS Party at Maggie Mae's

    May 18, 2023 10:00 PM to 2:00 AM

    Nobody throws a party like SAEM’s residents and medical students (RAMS) and nowhere is there a better place in Austin than the iconic Maggie Mae’s. This newly renovated bar was established in 1978 and is the epitome for all things Austin. With over 11,000 square feet of event space, 5 bars, 2 stages and multiple floors, you will see why Maggie Mae’s is a premier Austin destination. This will be the event you will tell all your friends about when you talk about SAEM23.

  • SonoGames®

    May 19, 2023 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM

    SonoGames® is a national ultrasound competition in which residents demonstrate their skills and knowledge of point-of-care ultrasound in an exciting and educational format. Over 300 emergency medicine residents battle it out in front of hundreds of spectators to prove they have mastered the skills to become SonoChamps and bring home the SonoCup! Please submit questions to the SonoGames Committee.