Congratulations to Dr. Loice Swisher, recipient of the 2019 AAEM James Keaney Award!

The AAEM James Keaney Award for the founder of the organization, this award recognizes a member who has practiced emergency medicine for 10+ years and has given outstanding service to the Academy. Among Loice’s numerous contributions, her leadership as Wellness Committee Vice Chair and Chair of the Content Management Education Subcommittee stand out. In the former committee, she included recognition of World Suicide Prevention Day and development of National Physician Suicide Awareness Day; in the latter, she developed AAEM online and had the Breve Dulce talks released every two weeks throughout the year. She has also been active in the Women in EM and Social Media committees. Congratulations Dr. Swisher on your well-deserved award, and thank you for your contributions to AAEM!