Become a Fellow

Demonstrate your dedication and leadership in occupational medicine by becoming a Fellow of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (FACOEM).

The FACOEM designation is ACOEM’s highest acknowledgment that recognizes years of dedication to exceptional education, leadership, and commitment to the specialty.
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To be eligible to apply to become a FACOEM a physician member in good standing must:
  • Have been an Active Member for three membership years;
  • Be Board Certified
    • In occupational medicine through ABPM; or
    • In another ABMS specialty plus hold a master’s in public health (MPH) plus 50 Hours of continuing medical education (CME) in occupational medicine from ACOEM; or
    • In another ABMS specialty plus 100 Hours of CME from ACOEM (if no MPH)

Upon meeting these qualifications, physician members are encouraged to:
  • Submit a completed application;
  • Submit a one-page narrative outlining contributions to ACOEM, components, or the field of OEM, outside of normal work requirements (this requirement may be satisfied through a multitude of activities including but not limited to: teaching, presentations, public advocacy, publications, meeting attendance, or committee service);
  • Provide two letters of recommendation, one by an active ACOEM Fellow; and
  • Submit a current Curriculum Vitae and $175 application fee.
How to Apply
Applications can be emailed to Elizabeth DeWolfe, Membership Engagement Specialist , or faxed to 847-818-8347. Applications must be submitted no later than November 1 each year.
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Learn more about ACOEM membership benefits.