SAEM
2018  STATEMENTS AND LETTERS

December

SAEM Statement on Firearm Injury

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Response to the RFI from the NIH Around Optimizing the Design and Implementation of Emergency Medical Care Research Conducted Under Exception from Informed Consent Requirement for Emergency Research (EFIC) Requirements and Guidelines.

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Response to the NIH to the White House National Science and Technology Council (NSTC) Request Seeking Public Comment on the Draft Report of the Fast Track Action Committee (FTAC) on Health Science and Technology Response to the Opioid Crisis and the Proposed Provisions for a Draft NIH Data Management and Sharing Research Committee Research Committee.

Read the response to the Request for Information

Joint Letter to the Pennsylvania Department of Health Requesting the Removal of the Requirement for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Training for ABEM- or AOBEM-certified Emergency Physicians in the State of Pennsylvania.

 

November

SAEM Statement on the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Definition of Sex and Gender

Read SAEM's Statement on the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Definition of Sex and Gender

SAEM Statement on Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) New Common Program Requirements (CPR)

Read the full SAEM's Statement to ACGME on the CPR

SAEM Endorsed the Manuscript "Research Priorities for Physician Wellness in Academic Emergency Medicine: Consensus from the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Wellness Committee"

Read the Research Priorities for Physician Wellness in Academic Emergency Medicine: Consensus from the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Wellness Committee Manuscript

August

Joint Letter to the Department of Health and Human Services' Request for Information on Price Transparency: Improving Beneficiary Access to Provider and Supplier Charge Information

Joint Policy Statement Against Competency Assessments for Emergency Physicians Who Perform Point-of-Care Testing

July

SAEM Endorses ACEP's Unscheduled Procedural Sedation: A Multidisciplinary Consensus Practice Guideline.

Read ACEP's consensus practice guideline on unscheduled procedural sedation  

June

Joint Letter to  Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Regarding the Medicare Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) Proposed Rule on Price Transparency 

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May

Joint Letter to New York Department of Health Opposing the Requirement of Certification for Physicians Who are Board Certified in Emergency Medicine 

Read the joint letter to the New York Department of Health

April

SAEM Statement Opposing the Health and Human Services Proposed Policy Change

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January

SAEM Endorsed the Proceedings from the 2017 Emergency Medicine Wellness and Resilience Summit - A National Consensus

 

2017 STATEMENTS AND LETTERS

November

SAEM Statement on Commitment to Clinician Well-Being and Resilience

Read  SAEM's Statement on Commitment to Clinician Well-Being and Resilience.

March

SAEM signs on to Coalition to Oppose Medical Merit Badges (COMMB) letter Oppose Medical Merit Badges.

Read COMMB's letter.