AEM

Academic Emergency Medicine

Academic Emergency Medicine (AEM), is the official flagship publication for the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM). AEM’s Journal Citation Ranking (JCR) places it at No. 4 among 24 titles in the emergency medicine category. Each month AEM features the best in peer-reviewed, cutting-edge original research relevant to the practice and investigation of emergency care and with the potential to elevate the human condition during times of emergency. Subject matter is diverse, including clinical trials, observational cohort studies, other human subject studies, innovative diagnostics and therapeutics, concept papers, clinical controversies, economic or policy research, health services research, laboratory science, basic science studies, and more. In January 2017, AEM moved to an online-only, digital format (Get the FAQs).

AEM features regular sections such as

  • Original Contributions
  • Brief Reports
  • Commentaries
  • The Biros Section on Research Ethics
  • Special Contributions (SAEM policy papers, and narrative reviews)
  • Research Methods and Statistics
  • Clinical Pathologic Conference
  • Evidence-based Diagnostics
  • Correspondence
  • Media Reviews
  • Resident Portfolios
  • Reflections
  • Dynamic Emergency Medicine (short video productions)

General Information

Publishing frequency: Monthly
Circulation: SAEM’s 6,000 members (learn more about SAEM membership)
Available formats: Digital online and as an app for mobile devices (Get the FAQs)
Submission site: https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/aemj
AEM Author Guidelines

*Beginning in 2017 AEM will be published online only.

Submission/Review Stats

Acceptance to Early View: 7-8 weeks
Acceptance to Print: 4-5 months 

Citation Data

  • Impact Factor (IF): 2.5
  • IF Ranking: 4th amoung 24 titles in the emergency medicine category 
  • H-Index: 84

AEM Outstanding Reviewers

Academic Emergency Medicine is pleased to announce its Outstanding Peer Reviewers for 2016. The Outstanding Peer Reviewer designation is given annually to peer reviewers for excellent performance.

Resident Member of the AEM Editorial Board

The resident-in-training (“resident”) appointment to the Editorial Board of Academic Emergency Medicine (AEM) is intended to introduce the resident to the process of peer review, editing, and publishing of medical research manuscripts. The appointment will provide the resident with an experience that will enhance his/her career in emergency medicine and in scientific publication.

Editorial Staff

Editor-In-Chief 
Jeffrey Kline, MD 
Indiana University School of Medicine

Peer Review Coordinator
Taylor Bowen 
(434) 218-3366
tbowen@saem.org 

Journal Manager
Stacey Roseen  
(847) 527-7227
sroseen@saem.org

Additional Information

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AEM Author Guidelines
Submit an article to AEM
Advice for getting published
Information for peer reviewers
AEM Ethics Guidelines