Championing the Health and Safety of Workers

Your professional concerns are represented at the state and national level by ACOEM’s advocacy efforts. ACOEM’s powerful, unified voice addresses the policies that impact the practice of occupational and environmental medicine, the health and safety of workplaces, and the delivery of patient care.

ACOEM works closely with organizations and expert medical professionals to advance the legislative priorities that matter most to you.
ACOEM advocacy activities include:
  • Maintaining relationships with members of Congress, state legislators, and government regulatory officials
  • Analyzing legislation and regulatory proposals affecting your profession
  • Providing counsel on current and pending policy matters
  • Assistance with scheduling and preparing for meetings with your Congressional representatives

Learn More about ACOEM's Position on Issues

ACOEM responds on issues of importance to the specialty of OEM, including replies to government calls for comments. Read our public comments, guidance statements, joint recommendations, and press releases.

Agenda for Change

Our 10-point advocacy agenda is a framework for our advocacy activities.
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Legislative Action Center

Participate in grassroots and advocacy efforts.
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Federal and State Relations

Find details about ACOEM's government relations activities.
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Public Comments

ACOEM comments submitted in repsonse to federal government calls for information and other issues and events. 
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Summaries of ACOEM's Practice Guidelines published in JOEM. Subscribe to MDGuidelines® for full access.
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Guidance and Position Statements

ACOEM promotes high-quality OEM practice through its peer-reviewed guidance and position statements.

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Joint Statements/Summit Recommendations

Proceedings/recommendations from ACOEM summits, and joint statements in collaboration with other organizations.
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Reference Materials/Related OEM Documents

Read selected reference materials and other documents (posted with permission) that are of importance to the field of OEM.
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