Our mission is to sustain, develop, and promote the delivery of optimal emergency care for acutely ill and injured children and adolescents. Our core values embrace access to timely, effective, and efficient emergency care for all children while reducing medical error and increasing high-quality education and training for our members.

Message from the Chair
A welcome message from Deborah Hsu, MD, MEd, FAAP.

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Subspecialty 101 Webinar – Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Learn more about this pediatric subspecialty from training paths, to a day in the life of a pediatric emergency medicine physician, to how to get more involved in the Section on Emergency Medicine (SOEM). The primary audience for this webinar is medical students and residents.
Summer 2022 Fall Newsletter
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Learn more about SOEM's member awards. View the year’s awardees.


Initiatives & Events

AAP National Conference & Exhibition

SOEM & POCUS Program Schedule – NCE 2024 

POCUS Options & Descriptions – NCE 2024 

Make plans to join us for the Section’s scientific abstract and educational program to be held this fall during the AAP National Conference & Exhibition! 

View the full SOEM scientific abstracts presented at last year's conference below and the 2023 SOEM final program schedule here.

Oral Abstracts Posters

Advancing the Quality of PEM
Landmark articles in pediatric emergency medicine published in Pediatrics from the past 75 years.
National EMS Week/EMS for Children Day
The Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) Innovation and Improvement Center (EIIC) is partnering with the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), and the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) to recognize Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) Day.

PEM Choosing Wisely

Five things physicians and patients should question.

PEM Fellows Conference
April 16-18, 2024 | Cleveland, Ohio

PEM Landscape Course Series

This asynchronous course series features experts addressing the hottest topics in PEM. Presentations will address diagnosis and management of medical and surgical emergencies. New course content will be released when available. Stay Tuned!

Test your knowledge in Pediatric Emergency Medicine in a fun, engaging way! Gain insight into clinical scenarios with relevant content. Includes suggested readings for further study and text and email alert options for delivery of questions.

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Invest in your future, and the future of all children. Gain immediate access to all our latest news, guidance and education – plus, develop connections with peers who share your passion for helping children. Become an engaged member of our Section today.

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