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Occupational and Environmental Medicine (OEM)

OEM is a board-certified specialty under Preventive Medicine that focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of work-related injuries and illnesses.

Continuing Education Center

Continuing Education Center

ACOEM offers a variety of educational offerings to meet your learning needs and style. Learn about our live events, webinars, on-demand learning, board prep, and MOC. 

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ACOEM Community

ACOEM Community

The place for ACOEM members to share ideas, feedback, and connect with peers.

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Championing the Health and Safety of Workers

Championing the Health and Safety of Workers

ACOEM works closely with organizations and expert medical professionals to advance the legislative priorities that matter most to our members.

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ACOEM is the champion for physicians and workers in safe workplaces and quality environments

Founded in 1916, the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) is the nation’s largest medical society dedicated to promoting the health of workers through preventive medicine, clinical care, research, and education.

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Upcoming Events and Annual Conferences

Live Course 8.0 cme credits

Commercial Driver Medical Examiner Course

Hotel Alba Tampa

Workplace Harassment and Health: A Long Term Follow up

Feasibility and Pilot Outcomes of the Move More @ Work Intervention

Featured Practice Resources


Commercial Driver Medical Examiner Center

Commercial Driver Medical Examiners (CDMEs) play a vital role in promoting the safety of America's roadways by ensuring that commercial motor vehicle (CMV) operators are physically qualified to drive.

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Public Safety Medicine Center

ACOEM publishes guidance for medical providers who evaluate public safety employees (e.g., law enforcement officers (LEOs), correctional officers, and EMS personnel) and candidates in order to make medical qualification recommendations.

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Medical Review Officer Center

Medical Review Officers (MROs) review results from drug-testing programs and evaluate medical explanations for certain results. ACOEM is the educational provider of choice for MROs.
Register for the MRO Fast Track - October 28-29, 2023

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Workplace Harassment and Health – A Long-Term Follow-Up

Many adverse health outcomes have been linked to workplace harassment. This long-term follow-up study (23 years) examined the link between workplace harassment and the onset of health effects.

Long Term Cardiovascular Health Effects of Intelligent Physical Exercise Training Among Office Workers

The aim of the study is to assess long-term effects of intelligent physical exercise training (IPET) on cardiorespiratory fitness (VO2max) and cardiometabolic measures.

Functional Impairment Due to Indoor Air Symptoms Is Common, Survey Finds

The aim of a study found in the September issue of the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine is to analyze functional impairment due to indoor air–related symptoms and associated characteristics.

Read the article in JOEM