American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM)
The American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) represents more than 4,500 physicians and other healthcare professionals specializing in the field of occupational and environmental medicine (OEM).
Founded in 1916, ACOEM is the nation's largest medical society dedicated to promoting the health of workers through preventive medicine, clinical care, research, and education. A dynamic group of physicians encompassing specialists in a variety of medical practices is united via the College to develop positions and policies on vital issues relevant to the practice of preventive medicine both within and outside of the workplace.
ACOEM is the pre-eminent organization of physicians who champion the health and safety of workers, workplaces, and environments.
To promote optimal health and safety of workers, workplaces, and environments by:
• educating health professionals and the public;
• stimulating research;
• enhancing the quality of practice;
• guiding workplace and public policy; and
• advancing the field of occupational and environmental medicine.