About Us

The American Academy of Emergency Medicine Resident and Student Association (AAEM/RSA) is a non-profit professional association for emergency medicine residents and medical students. AAEM/RSA bylaws (PDF).

Resident and Student Focus

AAEM/RSA launched as an independent organization in 2005, previously it was a section of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM).

AAEM is the specialty society of emergency medicine and for over 20 years has pioneered advocacy for the individual specialist in emergency medicine. Visit AAEM’s website to learn more.

AAEM/RSA works in conjunction with AAEM to advance the emergency medicine specialty.

Advancing Emergency Medicine

AAEM/RSA provides practical resources like “50 Drugs Every EP Should Know,” educational programs that inspire, and hands-on advocacy opportunities plus so many more opportunities for members.

AAEM/RSA continues to grow across the United States and internationally — expanding membership benefits, advocating for issues that impact training and practice, and promoting education through innovative programs.