Consultation Services

Members of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine possess expertise in teaching, research and other aspects of academic emergency medicine practice. The Society is often called upon to provide individuals, departments or institutions with consultations aimed at developing, evaluating or improving various services, which it does through its committees and academies, or in consultation with the Association of Academic Chairs in Emergency Medicine (AACEM).

The chair of the SAEM Consultation Services Committee is Eric D. Katz, MD

Services and Fees

Following are fees charged for institutional consultations arranged through the SAEM Consultation Services Committee:

Type and Price



1½-day on-site visit


  • New residency or fellowship program;
  • Transition from division to department
  • Assist with and review Program Information Form (PIF)
Price Includes: $4,000 per consultant; $4,000 to SAEM to cover administrative costs; Additional cost for expenses

1-day on-site visit

$4,000 (1 consultant) or $6,000 (2 consultants)

Development consultations not concerning new residency or fellowship program, such as:

  • Research, 
  • Faculty development,
  • Repeat residency or fellowship program review,
  • Overall department reviews connected with all other ED operations.
Price Includes: $2,000 per consultant; $2,000 to SAEM to cover administrative costs; Additional cost for expenses

Expenses will be billed separately from consultation fees and can be paid either directly to the consultant(s) or to SAEM, at the discretion of the institution receiving the consultation.

Requests for information about consultations can be sent to the current chair of the Consultation Services Committee or by contacting the SAEM office.

Faculty Development Consultations

SAEM supports the professional development of emergency medicine faculty and the efforts of department chairs and chiefs to establish successful faculty development programs at their home institutions. Toward that end, the Society offers to coordinate consultations in areas related to faculty development, provided by individuals with experience and expertise in those areas.

Learn more about Faculty Development Consultations


Ethics Consultation Services

If you are experiencing an ethical dilemma and would like guidance from the SAEM Ethics Committee, you can submit a consultation request online. The request can be made anonymously, and will only be seen by the chair of the Ethics Committee and staff.

Request an Ethics Consultation