Committee on Emergency Medicine Committee onPediatric Emergency Medicine Welcome to the Committee on Emergency Medicine Medication Safety in the Emergency DepartmentA new policy statement with 18 recommendations to improve medication safety, reduce errors, save lives. Federal Advocacy Action NetworkAccess AAP advocacy resources, contact your legislators, and join the Federal Advocacy Action Network to speak up for children. National Preparedness MonthThe AAP asks members to take specific actions to promote pediatric emergency readiness in September. Learn more about this About the Committee on Pediatric EmergencyRead about the Committee's mission, history and view the leadership roster.Advocacy.aspxThe Committee on Emergency Medicine advocates for best practice in the emergency care of children.Policy-and-Publications.aspxDiscover AAP policies and publications related to pediatric emergency medicine.Save-the-Date.aspxSave the date for these important upcoming events. National-Pediatric-Readiness-Project.aspxIs your hospital prepared? View the national ED readiness assessment, local response rates, and national results.Helpful-Links.aspxFind additional resources on pediatric emergency medicine. AAP Section Messages from PEM LeadersListen to what current and past leaders of the Section and Committee have to say about the value of their work with the AAP and why youSOEM Web siteLearn about the Section mission, advocacy, education, research, and quality efforts and its many subcommittees.SOEM Member CriteriaFind out who can join and what the cost is.Join SOEM ListservCurrent SOEM members have access to the Section listserv. Opportunities for awards, nominations, and engagement and other news is proviJoin the Section on Emergency MedicineJoin SOEM to stay current on emergency medicine issues and get involved! Helpful Links EMSC Innovation & Improvement CenterThe EMC leverages the latest in quality improvement in pediatric emergency care.Critical CareAAP is also a home for pediatric intensivists.Disaster PreparednessPediatricians can play a key role in disaster preparedness.CodingReview tools for appropriate payment.WorkforceView the latest results of a PEM workforce survey conducted by AAP. Workforce characteristics, burnout, and other challenges.