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  • John Marx Leadership Award

    SAEM seeks nominations for the John Marx Leadership Award. This award honors a SAEM member who has made exceptional contributions to emergency medicine through leadership – locally, regionally, nationally or internationally – with priority given to those with demonstrated leadership within SAEM. The Awards Committee wishes to consider as many exceptional candidates as possible. 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.

  • Excellence in Research Award

    This award honors a SAEM member who has made outstanding contributions to emergency medicine through the creation and sharing of new knowledge. The Awards Committee wishes to consider as many exceptional candidates as possible. 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.

  • Hal Jayne Excellence in Education Award

    This award honors a SAEM member who has made outstanding contributions to emergency medicine through the teaching of others and and the improvement of pedagogy. The Awards Committee wishes to consider as many exceptional candidates as possible. 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.

  • SAEM Organizational Advancement Award

    The SAEM Organizational Advancement Award honors an SAEM member that has made significant contributions to programs, services, or leadership within the Society that has advanced the mission and trajectory of SAEM. The Executive Committee of SAEM will nominate 2-3 candidates each year for the award. The SAEM Board of Directors will select the award recipient from the pool of nominees. The award will be presented at the SAEM Annual Meeting each year.

    Recipient
    • Richard Rothman

      Dr. Richard Rothman, MD, PhD is the Executive Vice Chair and Vice Chair for Research for the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University. He is also a Professor of Emergency Medicine with a Joint Appointment in the Division of Infectious Diseases and is a practicing emergency physician at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Rothman has been conducting research on varied infectious disease conditions in emergency settings since 1996, with areas of focus including HIV, sepsis,  influenza, and now SARS CoV-2.  He has a particular interest and expertise in the development and translation of rapid molecular diagnostics and has published extensively on this topic. Dr. Rothman has served as the Principal Investigator for a number of federally funded studies including multi-center studies designed to advance methods for early infectious disease detection in emergency settings, and improve approaches to the conduct of therapeutic trials during a pandemic. Currently, he serves as the Principal Investigator and Co-Director for the NIH/NIAID Center of Excellence for Influenza Surveillance and Research which now includes studies on COVID-19. At SAEM, Dr. Rothman is one of the founding members of the EMTIDE group a network of academic emergency departments focused on research, practice, and policy on emerging and transmissible infectious diseases.
  • Marcus L. Martin Leadership in Diversity and Inclusion Award

    SAEM seeks nominations for the Marcus L. Martin Leadership in Diversity and Inclusion Award. This award honors a SAEM member who has made exceptional contributions to advancing diversity and inclusion in emergency medicine through leadership – locally, regionally, nationally or internationally – with priority given to those with demonstrated leadership within SAEM. Diversity is the range of human differences, including but not limited to race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, social class, physical ability or attributes, religious or ethical values system, national origin, and political beliefs. Inclusion is the achievement of a work environment in which all individuals are treated fairly and respectfully, have equal access to opportunities and resources, and can contribute fully to the organization's success. The Awards Committee wishes to consider as many exceptional candidates as possible. The 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.

  • FOAMed Excellence in Education Award

    This award honors a SAEM member who has made outstanding contributions to the online learning community of emergency medicine through innovative and engaging FOAMed content. The Awards Committee wishes to consider as many exceptional candidates as possible. 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.

  • Advancement of Women in Academic Emergency Medicine Award

    SAEM is soliciting nominees for the Advancement of Women in Academic Emergency Medicine Award. This award honors a SAEM member who has made significant contributions to the advancement of women in academic emergency medicine. The Awards Committee wishes to consider as many exceptional candidates as possible. 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.

  • Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism in Medicine Award

    The Arnold P. Gold Foundation has selected the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) to administer the Gold Foundation Humanism in Medicine Award to a practicing emergency medicine physician who exemplifies compassionate, patient-centered care. 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.

  • Public Health Leadership Award

    Emergency Medicine is a specialty on the frontlines. Emergency physicians are uniquely positioned to be leaders and catalysts in addressing major public health challenges such as environmental concerns, injury prevention strategies, increasing societal vulnerability to emerging infectious diseases, and numerous others. Developing effective solutions to these challenges often requires innovation through interdisciplinary collaborations across not only the field of Healthcare, but also Government/Policy and Technology sectors. This award honors an SAEM member who has made exceptional contributions to addressing public health challenges through interdisciplinary leadership in innovation - locally, regionally, nationally, internationally. These contributions and accomplishments should demonstrate foresight and leading-edge innovative thinking. We encourage you to nominate a diverse pool of candidates for all SAEM awards.

  • Mentor Award

    SAEM seeks nominations for the Mentor Award. This award honors a SAEM member who has mentored the career advancement of other SAEM members.

  • Mid-Career Investigator Award

    SAEM identifies up to two (2) recipients for the Mid-Career Investigator Award. This award recognizes those SAEM members who have demonstrated commitment and achievement in research during the mid-stage of their academic career. The Society’s core mission includes the creation of knowledge, and this award recognizes those who have achieved success in this sphere. 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.

  • Early Investigator Award (Formerly the Young Investigator Award)

    SAEM identifies up to three (3) recipients for the Early Investigator Award (formerly the Young Investigator Award) each year. This award recognizes those SAEM members who have demonstrated commitment and achievement in research during the early stage of their academic career. The Society’s core mission includes the creation of knowledge, and this award recognizes those who have achieved early success in this sphere. 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.

  • Fellow Awards

    The awards are presented during the SAEM Annual Meeting. Recipients must be SAEM members and have completed a residency in Emergency Medicine prior to fellowship. Previous recipients of the award are ineligible for further nomination for this award.

  • RAMS Leadership in Emergency Medicine Award

    This award is open to any U.S. medical student or practicing emergency medicine resident taking a leading role in their student interest group or residency program and making an impact on the local, regional, national, or international level through their efforts.

  • RAMS Excellence in Education Award

    The RAMS Excellence in Education Award is given annually to a senior emergency medicine resident who has demonstrated exceptional aptitude and passion for teaching during residency. 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 awards.

  • RAMS Excellence in Research Award

    The RAMS Excellence in Research Award is given annually to a senior emergency medicine resident or student who has demonstrated exceptional promise and early accomplishment in the creation of new knowledge. 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 awards.

  • SAEM RAMS 2021 Video Contest

    Announcing the SAEM RAMS 2021 Video Contest! This year's video topic is, "What makes academic Emergency Medicine the best field of medicine to practice?" Grab your fellow residents and record your response for a chance to win a cash prize of $500! Extra points for originality, inspirational power, and wow-factor! The winning participant(s) and institution will be featured on the SAEM and RAMS web pages, social media accounts, and at SAEM22.

  • Medical Student Excellence in Emergency Medicine Award

    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.

  • Early Educator Award

    This award honors a SAEM member, within 8 years of their first faculty appointment who has made outstanding contributions to emergency medicine through the teaching of others. Applicants will be evaluated by their creativity/innovation and impact on emergency medicine educational practice. Excellence is assessed not only by the quantity of teaching activities but also by the quality of teaching and engagement in the broader education community.

  • URiM Medical Education Award

    SAEM Residents and Medical Students (RAMS) is committed to promoting the next generation of diverse emergency physicians. With the rising costs of medical education, the purpose of the URiM Medical Education Award is to provide financial assistance, in the form of $500 financial assistance, to underrepresented medical students who demonstrate a strong commitment to and leadership skills in emergency medicine. Specifically, the scholarship aims to alleviate the financial strains associated with national licensing exams (often not included in tuition costs).