January 17, 2022
Pacific Redwood Medical Group is a longstanding democratic group that has provided outstanding services to several hospitals in Mendocino County, California. In order to be eligible for membership, PRMG had to demonstrate values consistent with the AAEM mission and vision statements of physician led care in a fair and equitable practice environment. The AAEM strongly believes patients are best served in such settings. Read more.
December 20, 2021
The American Academy of Emergency Medicine Physician Group (AAEM-PG) filed suit in the Superior Court of California against Envision Healthcare Corporation. AAEM-PG is responding to the takeover of an emergency department contract at Placentia Linda Hospital, part of the Tenet system. Read more.
July 14, 2021
Sandhills Emergency Physicians is a longstanding democratic group that has provided outstanding services to FirstHealth in North Carolina. Sandhills Emergency Physicians sought out the AAEM-PG for administrative and practice management support that will help preserve its future as a well-run physician-owned group practice. Read more.
August 15, 2019
SBEP is a longstanding democratic group that has provided outstanding services to Memorial Hospital of South Bend. SBEP sought out the AAEM-PG for administrative and practice management support that will help preserve its future as a well-run physician-owned group practice. Read more.
Texas Medical Association: AAEM Physician Group Chief Medical Officer quoted in Hospitalist Corporate Practice article in Texas Medicine
July 26, 2018
These problems don’t just infringe on the practice of medicine here and there — they signal the steady erosion of key legal protections designed to keep non-medical professionals from interfering in a physician’s medical judgment, Dr. McNamara told Texas Medicine. “There’s some legendary stuff that they’re doing [to] the practice of medicine.” Read more.
February 2, 2018
Dr. McNamara said the trend represents a threat to the specialty of emergency medicine. “First, it creates further growth of these large corporate-owned groups, which AAEM believes is not in the best interest of patients. Read more.
November 3, 2016
The American Academy of Emergency Medicine Physician Group (AAEM-PG) is proud to announce Chesapeake Emergency Physicians (CEP) will be joining as AAEM-PG’s second group. Read more.
June 16, 2016
This article co-authored by the AAEM Physician Group CMO, Robert McNamara, MD FAAEM, is an extensive review of the problems associated with corporate control of the practice of emergency medicine. It describes many of the reasons why AAEM has embarked on this venture to preserve and restore physician ownership in the practice of EM. The article describes the potential negative repercussions for patients and the physicians who care for them in a corporate model. Read more.
February 2, 2016
AAEM-PG is an umbrella physician group that will provide consultation and practice services to local, independent physician groups and is actively seeking new clients. Read more.
January 29, 2016
AAEM … is ready to move beyond advocacy, and is establishing the AAEM Physician Group based on the principles of the organization that stress group autonomy, fair pay, and transparency in financial transactions. Read more.
January 11, 2016
Since its inception, the American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM) has been the strongest advocate in the house of medicine for physicians owning and controlling their own practices. Our new AAEM Physician Group initiative strives to make this kind of ownership a reality for more emergency physicians. Read more.