Membership

Through your EM journey, we are here for YOU! We provide you with professional development opportunities, resources, and a platform to use your voice as we shape the future of EM. (Check out all of these benefits you’ll have access to as a member.)

Your membership and commitment to AAEM/RSA’s values is what makes our work possible. Join or renew your AAEM/RSA membership today!

*AAEM/RSA membership runs from July 1st – June 30th each year. Please contact us if you have any questions, and check out our current promotions below!

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Membership Categories

Residents

Resident Membership ($60)

A Resident member must be a resident in an emergency medicine training program that is accredited by the Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), American Osteopathic Association (AOA), or by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC).

Resident members may vote for resident positions within AAEM/RSA board of directors.

International Resident Membership ($30)

International member status is available for those resident with an interest in emergency medicine who practice outside of the United States or Canada. Canadian residents who do not meet the above criteria are also eligible for International membership. U.S. citizens who pursue an interest in emergency medicine in training programs that do not meet the above criteria are also eligible for International membership. International members may vote, and are eligible to run for the international ex-officio board position only.

Transitional Membership ($60)

A medical student who completed medical school but has not applied for or been accepted to an emergency medicine residency program is eligible for up to five years of Transitional membership. A graduating medical student who is serving in the military and is unable to enter in to an emergency medicine residency program due to military commitments is eligible for Transitional membership for up to five years. Transitional members shall have no right to run for office. Transitional members receive the same member benefits as a Resident member.

Graduating Residents

As a new graduate, we encourage you to stay involved by joining AAEM as an Associate member ($150). Or, if you are starting a fellowship, you are eligible to become a Fellow-in-Training member ($75).

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Students

Student Membership ($40)

A Student member must be a medical student at a Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) accredited medical program, or an osteopathic program accredited by the American Osteopathic Association’s Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) in the United States or Canada. Student members may vote for the student representative to the AAEM/RSA board of directors and the regional representatives of the AAEM/RSA Medical Student Council.

International Student Membership ($30)

International member status is available for those medical students with an interest in emergency medicine who practice outside of the United States or Canada. Canadian students who do not meet the above criteria are also eligible for International membership. U.S. citizens who pursue an interest in emergency medicine in medical schools that do not meet the above criteria are also eligible for International membership. International members may vote, and are eligible to run for the international ex-officio position only.

Pre-Med Student – Free

Pre-med students interested in emergency medicine can join AAEM/RSA for free!

Current Promotions

Resident Member Sponsorship

Applications are now open through July 15, 2024

AAEM believes the future of our specialty and society are in the hands of our future emergency physicians. As a result, the Founders Circle was developed to encourage sponsorship for emergency medicine residents, residency programs, and fellows.

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2024 Graduating Resident Promotion

AAEM Associate Membership (thru 12/31/2025) — As a new graduate, pay only $150 to join as an Associate member within the first 12 months of graduating ($100 Savings!). Join today! Are you starting a fellowship? Pay only $75 for a Fellow-in-Training membership. Renew with AAEM today.