About Academic Emergency Medicine

Academic Emergency Medicine (AEM), is the official flagship journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM).Each month AEM features the best in peer-reviewed, cutting-edge original research relevant to the practice and investigation of emergency care and with the potential to elevate the human condition during times of emergency. Subject matter is diverse, including clinical trials, observational cohort studies, other human subject studies, innovative diagnostics and therapeutics, concept papers, clinical controversies, economic or policy research, health services research, laboratory science, basic science studies, and more.

Overview, Aims, and Scope

General Information

Impact factor: 2.963
h5-index as tracked by Google Scholar: 42
H Index: 110
Scimago Journal Rank: 1.436 (3/84 Emergency Medicine)
Acceptance rate: 18%
Average time to first decision: 10 days
Online ISSN:1553-2712 Publishing frequency: Monthly  Circulation: SAEM’s 6,700 members (learn more about SAEM membership)  Available formats: Digital online, as an app for mobile devices, and as a downloadable PDF

Editorial Board and Staff

AEM Editorial Board

AEM Editor-In-Chief 

Jeffrey Kline, MD 
Indiana University School of Medicine

AEM Peer Review Coordinator
Taylor Bowen 
(434) 218-3366 

AEM Journal Manager
Stacey Roseen  
(847) 527-7227

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Supplemental Information

Information for Peer Reviewers
AEM Peer Review Policy and Procedure
AEM Guide to Supplemental Materials

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Related Titles

AEM Education and Training is the companion journal of Academic Emergency Medicine and provides a venue for publishing the excellent work emergency medicine educators are doing, giving them an opportunity to share their expertise around the world. You can read AEM Education and Training here.