Committee members staff three sub-committees, focusing on patient advocacy, resident advocacy and political advocacy both at the state and national levels. Your activities include developing policy statements, outreaching to AAEM/RSA members about critical issues in emergency medicine, and collaborating with the AAEM Government Affairs Committee.
Interested in getting involved with any of the events or activities below? Join the AAEM/RSA Advocacy Committee!
The AAEM/RSA Elective is a one month elective for AAEM and AAEM/RSA members interested in medical policy and advocacy. The elective will provide a solid understanding of legislative and policy process, which will serve to equip the elective candidate with legislative and policy work and help to empower the emergency medicine profession. Learn more and apply.
Read this one-pager on what residents should look for when negotiating their first contract.
The AAEM/RSA committee contributed to the RSA Podcast series by providing educational podcasts on the advocacy efforts of RSA.
Read more about why it's important to understand what is happening with the Prudent Layperson (PLP) Standard right now.
Learn more about lay corporations running residency programs and what residents should be aware of.
Medical Students: Download suggested questions to ask during your interviews with residencies.