Academic Emergency Medicine

Cover image for Vol. 23 Issue 9

Edited By: Jeffrey A. Kline, MD

Online ISSN: 1553-2712


Read each issue of Academic Emergency Medicine (AEM) for comprehensive, in-depth articles on care of the acutely ill or injured patient. The journal can help you improve patient care by providing the opportunity to access and learn about the most current research in emergency medicine. AEM features the latest developments in AEM regular sections such as:

  • Commentaries

  • Basic Science Investigations

  • Clinical Investigations

  • Educational Advances

  • Clinical Practice

  • Special Contributions

  • Dynamic Emergency Medicine

Aims and Scope

Academic Emergency Medicine (AEM) is the official monthly publication of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) and publishes information relevant to the practice, educational advancements, and investigation of emergency medicine. It is the second-largest peer-reviewed scientific journal in the specialty of emergency medicine.

The goal of AEM is to advance the science, education, and clinical practice of emergency medicine, to serve as a voice for the academic emergency medicine community, and to promote SAEM's goals and objectives. Members and non-members worldwide depend on this journal for translational medicine relevant to emergency medicine, as well as for clinical news, case studies and more.

Each issue contains information relevant to the research, educational advancements, and practice in emergency medicine. Subject matter is diverse, including preclinical studies, clinical topics, health policy, and educational methods. The research of SAEM members contributes significantly to the scientific content and development of the journal. AEM is governed by an editorial board led by Editor-in-Chief, David C. Cone, MD.

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This journal has a unique audience, including educators who are emergency clinicians and who teach residents.


Emergency Medicine; Pediatric Emergency; Cardiac Risk; Emergency Orthopedics; Trauma; Illness Scoring Systems; Operative Intervention; Patient Safety; Outcomes of Emergency Department; Ambulance Response; Septic Shock; Chest Pain; Hospital Admission; Triage; Major Injury; Lacerations; Acute Pulmonary Edema; Resuscitation; Acute Venous Thrombosis; Asthma; Defibrillator; Concussion; Critical Care; Intubation; Seizures

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