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About FOEM


Welcome to the Foundation for Osteopathic Emergency Medicine. A Foundation Dedicated to Research and Education in Emergency Medicine.

FOEM was founded in 1998 and established as a 501(c)3 charitable organization by the American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians (ACOEP) as a philanthropic arm of the osteopathic emergency medicine community. Its purpose is to promote research and education to advance the science of patient centric holistic emergency care consistent with osteopathic philosophy.

Annual FOEM Competitions and Grants:

  • Case Study Poster Competition
  • Research Paper Competition - Sponsored by WestJEM
  • Clinical Pathological Case Competition
  • Research Study Poster Competition
  • Oral Abstract Competition
  • Resident Research Grant
  • Young Investor Research Grant
  • Investigator Research Grant
  • David A. Kuchinski Memorial Research Grant