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SAEM presents awards in recognition of excellence in our field, for contributions improving the health of society, and for academic achievements. The awards committee is committed to an inclusive process of granting awards, reflecting the full spectrum of diversity of our membership. We encourage you to nominate a diverse pool of candidates for all SAEM awards.

Selection Process

Nominees that are submitted will be reviewed by the Awards Committee and selected based on guidelines shown for each award. Pay special attention to these guidelines and to each submission's due date. 

Although it is not recommended to nominate oneself, self-nominations will be accepted. SAEM Board of Directors are not eligible to receive an award while they are serving. Past recipients of a particular award are not eligible to receive the same award again.

Faculty Awards

Nominations Open October 1, 2022
Nominations Close December 9, 2022

NEW Awards!

SAEM Awards

Fellows, Residents, and Medical Students Awards

Nominations Open October 1, 2022
Nominations Close December 9, 2022

Although it is not recommended to nominate oneself, self-nominations will be accepted. SAEM Board of Directors are not eligible to receive an award while they are serving. Past recipients of a particular award are not eligible to receive the same award again.

Annual Meeting Presentation Awards

Nominations Open November 1, 2022
Nominations Close January 3, 2023

SAEM also recognizes excellent performance and participation at the SAEM Annual Meeting. Award winners are personally recognized at the meeting the following year. Award categories are:

  • Best Basic Science Award
  • Best Faculty Award
  • Best Fellow Award
  • Best Medical Student Award
  • Best Resident Award
  • Best Young Investigator Presentation

Academy Awards

Nominations Open January 2, 2023
Nominations Close February 10, 2023

Medical Student Excellence in Emergency Medicine Award

Nominations Open December 1, 2022
Nominations Close November 30, 2023

SAEM is pleased to sponsor the Medical Student Excellence in Emergency Medicine Award. This award is made available to each medical school to select a senior medical student who has demonstrated excellence in the specialty of emergency medicine. Learn more and apply now.