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AAEM Announces 2014 Award Winners

At the 20th Annual Scientific Assembly, held February 11th-15th, 2014, in New York, NY, the American Academy of Emergency Medicine presented the following awards to exceptional recipients.

PRLog - Feb. 21, 2014 - MILWAUKEE -- The American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM) and the AAEM Resident and Student Association (AAEM/RSA) announce the 2014 Award Recipients.

Master of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine (MAAEM) —

Anthony DeMond, MD MAAEM FAAEM
James Keaney, MD MAAEM FAAEM
Tom Scaletta, MD MAAEM FAAEM


This award recognizes senior AAEM fellows who demonstrated a long career of extraordinary service to AAEM, service as an exemplary clinician and/or teacher of emergency medicine, service to emergency medicine in the area of research and/or published works, service as a leader in the hospital, the community or organized medicine, service in the areas of health policy and advocacy, volunteerism, and other activities or high honors that distinguished the physician as preeminent in the field of emergency medicine.

Peter Rosen Award — Steven Rosenbaum, MD FAAEM
This award recognizes an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to AAEM in the area of academic leadership. Nominees for this award must have 10 or more years experience in an EM academic leadership position and must be an AAEM member.

James Keaney Leadership Award — Joanne Williams, MD FAAEM
This award was named after the founder of AAEM and recognizes an individual(s) who has made an outstanding contribution to our organization. The nominees for this award must be AAEM members and have 10 or more years experience in EM clinical practice.

David K. Wagner Award — Larry Weiss, MD JD FAAEM
As an organization, AAEM recognizes Dr. Wagner's contributions to the specialty by offering an award named in his honor to individuals who have had a meaningful impact on the field of emergency medicine and who have contributed significantly to the promotion of AAEM's goals and objectives. Dr. Wagner himself was given the first such award in 1995.

Young Educator Award — Michael Ybarra, MD FAAEM
This award recognizes an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to AAEM through work on educational programs. The nominee must be out of residency less than five years and must be an AAEM member.

Joe Lex Educator of the Year Award — Lillian Oshva, MD FAAEM
This award recognizes an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to AAEM through work on educational programs.  Nominees must be AAEM members who have been out of their residency for more than 5 years. The Educator of the Year Award was renamed the Joe Lex Educator of the Year Award to recognize Dr. Joe Lex for his devotion and commitment to AAEM and its educational programs.

Adminstrator of the Year Award — Steven Johnson, PhD
This award recognizes an administrator deserving special recognition for their dedication to emergency medicine and patient care.

Resident of the Year Award — Meaghan Mercer, DO
This award recognizes a resident member who is enrolled in an EM residency program, and has made an outstanding contribution to AAEM.

Program Director of the Year — Jacob W. Ufberg, MD FAAEM
This award recognizes an EM program director who has made an outstanding contribution to AAEM. The winner of this award is chosen by the AAEM Resident and Student Association.

AAEM/RSA Lifetime Achievement Award — Carey D. Chisholm, MD FAAEM
This special recognition was presented to Dr. Chisholm by AAEM/RSA in recognition of his dedication to emergency medicine and residents.

Departing Board Members — Michael S. Pulia, MD FAAEM; David Vega, MD FAAEM

2013 Mitchell Goldman Service Awards —


These awards recognize individuals who made an outstanding contribution by supporting AAEM’s educational mission by teaching at oral board review courses. The award was renamed the Mitchell Goldman Service Award to recognize Dr. Goldman for his devotion and commitment to AAEM’s Oral Board Review Course and its educational programs.

35 sessions:  William Gossman, MD FAAEM
30 sessions:  Mitchell Goldman, DO FAAEM FAAP
25 sessions:  David Dabell, MD FAAEM
20 sessions:  Kevin Rodgers, MD FAAEM
15 sessions:  Michael Matteucci, MD FAAEM; Richard Brantner, MD FAAEM; Matthew Vreeland, MD FAAEM; Ben Wedro, MD FAAEM
10 sessions:  Sudhir Baliga, MD FAAEM; Ross Berkeley, MD FAAEM; Michael I. Omori, MD FAAEM; James W. Small, MD FAAEM
5 sessions:    Michael Burg, MD; Tawni Christensen, MD FAAEM; Ralf Joffe, DO FAAEM; Mohamad Moussa, MD FAAEM; Rika O’Malley, MD;  Theodore Paraschos, MD; Chad Viscusi, MD FAAEM

Written Board Course Awards —
These awards recognize individuals who made an outstanding contribution by supporting AAEM’s educational mission by teaching at written board review courses.

Top Speaker: Michael E. Winters, MD FAAEM

10-Year Award: James E. Colletti, MD FAAEM


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The American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM) is the specialty society in emergency medicine today. As an organization, AAEM believes achievement of board certification represents the only acceptable method of attaining recognition as a specialist in emergency medicine.

For more information, please visit www.aaem.org or call 800-884-2236. Connect with AAEM at www.aaem.org/connect.

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Laura Burns
800-884-2236
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