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.

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About SOEM

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Meet our Leadership
Executive Committee & Subcommittees
Message from the Chair
A welcome message from Deborah Hsu, MD, MEd, FAAP.
What is SOEM?
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Benefits & Criteria


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Why Should I Join?
Find out what valuable guidance and resources SOEM can provide for you.
How to Join
Learn about membership criteria and different ways to be part of the section.
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 2020 PEM Newsletter
Free to all members!

Initiatives & Events

PEM Landscape Course Series

This new asynchronous course series features experts addressing the hottest topics in PEM. Presentations will address diagnosis and management of medical and surgical emergencies. Course content will be released bi-weekly thru Dec 2022 and accessible until June 6, 2023.

Learn at your own pace at a time that is convenient for you.

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SOEM NCE Program Schedule
View the full program schedule and register to attend soon!
AAP National Conference & Exhibition
Join us for the Section’s scientific abstract and educational program during the virtual AAP National Conference & Exhibition.
ACEP // EMS Week
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.
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.
PEM Fellows Conference
February 4-6, 2023 | Louisville, Kentucky

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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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