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.

Class of 2025 Applications Coming Soon!

To be eligible to apply to become an ACOEM Fellow (FACOEM), a physician member in good standing must:
  • Have been an Active Member for three membership years;
    • Note: Resident, Student and International Membership years do not count towards this requirement.
  • Be Board Certified
    • In occupational medicine through ABPM; or
    • In another ABMS specialty, or international equivalent, 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, or international equivalent, plus 100 Hours of CME from ACOEM (if no MPH)

Upon meeting these qualifications, physician members must:
  • 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 $225 application fee.

Please visit the Fellows FAQ page for more information on the Fellows application process, eligibility criteria, required documents, etc.
How to Apply
To be considered for the Fellows Class of 2025, please submit your completed application and all required documents to no later than November 1, 2024.

2025 Application Form Coming Soon

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