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Education Center

ICSOEM is your connection to educational opportunities.

Education Center

ICSOEM offers a variety of offerings to meet your learning needs and style, from conferences to online courses to hands-on training.

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ACOEM Publication

The Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine is the leading scientific OEM publication.


It serves as an indispensable source to in-depth, clinically oriented research articles and technical reports that keep readers up-to-date.

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ICSOEM Research Hub

Unique service support and guide physicians who are conducting their own OEM research.

Research Hub

This service for occupational physicians to make a meaningful contribution to the health and well-being of workers all over the world.

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10 Occupational & Environmental Medicine (OEM) Core Competencies

To assist practicing physicians to keep current and to serve as knowledgeable representatives of the specialty, ACOEM has identified the following 10 core competencies for occupational and environmental medicine (OEM).

Download the complete version of the 2021 OEM Core Competencies.

ICSOEM Membership Benefits

Membership is valid for 12 months from the date the application is processed. International Physician Members are not eligible to vote in ACOEM elections. To become voting members, International Physician Members may upgrade their membership to an ACOEM Active Physician Member at the full dues rate. Once upgraded, members may not reapply for International Physician Membership. International Associate Members are not eligible to vote.  


Twelve digital issues per year of the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (JOEM), a leading scientific, peer-reviewed publication in the specialty of occupational and environmental medicine.


Free access to the Basic Occupational Health Guide, marketing materials, marijuana resources, and more, as well as discounts on digital experiences and in-person education sessions.


Access to a range of high-quality continuing medical education (CME) offerings including discounts on fee-based programs and free, members-only webinars.


Networking opportunities are available by joining one of ACOEM’s 22 Special Interest Sections (dues vary) or committees and task forces and in ACOEM’s online Community.

Basic Occupational Health Guide

This guide is an introduction for any healthcare professional interested in rendering occupational medicine services in the United States. It was sponsored by the ACOEM Private Practice section and developed by 20 contributors—all of them occupational medicine providers; experts in a range of industries, occupational risk areas, and injuries; and members of ACOEM.

About this Guide

The American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) represents more than 4,500 physicians and other health care 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.

Private Practice Section

The Private Practice Section is the representative voice of ACOEM physicians who are involved in the frontline practice of clinical occupational and environmental medicine. The Section advocates for its members by supporting occupational medicine physicians and practices in their many and varied business activities.

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ICSOEM & ACOEM Event Calender

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