American Academy of Emergency Medicine

Membership Committee

Committee Focus

  • Recommend to the BOD changes in the membership dues structure.
  • Develop methods to enhance and maintain membership in AAEM.
  • Develop and maintain an accurate, up-to-date membership list.
  • Define guidelines which govern the use of the AAEM membership list by other organizations as approved by the board of directors.
  • Contact non-renewal members to encourage their continued support.



Committee Membership - Who We Are

Committee Chair: Anthony DeMond, MD MAAEM
Board Liaison: Brian Potts, MD FAAEM


  • Introduced multi-year memberships
  • Introduced Allied Health Professional membership category for those physician assistants and nurse practitioners who are currently working within an ED in the United States.
  • Ten residency programs have been sponsored for 100% membership through the Founders Circle initiative
  • Revised the membership criteria for Emeritus members

Current Projects

  • Membership recruitment and retention activities
  • The Founders Circle was developed to encourage sponsorship in emergency medicine residents and residency programs. Founders Circle contributions are earmarked for sponsoring residency program group memberships, thereby introducing those residents to AAEM's mission and core values.

Visit the Founders Circle website to learn more.

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