Wichita, KS – The American Academy of Environmental Medicine (AAEM) today announced the establishment of a scholarship program for students/residents of an accredited medical or naturopathic program to attend AAEM continuing medical education conferences.

The AAEM is seeking outstanding medical students or residents with a strong interest in complementary/ environmental medicine. The purpose of these scholarships is to provide financial assistance for students/residents interested in attending AAEM continuing medicine conferences. The scholarship award will provide entrance into the educational program, the exhibit hall and all meal functions.

Applications for scholarship to attend the AAEM 44th Annual Scientific Conference entitled “Body Under Siege: Inflammation and Autoimmunity” are due by October 1, 2009. For more information about the scholarship including how to apply contact the AAEM Central Office at 316.684.5500.

AAEM is an international association of physicians and other professionals dedicated to addressing the clinical aspects of environmental health. More information is available at www.aaemonline.org.


About AAEM: The American Academy of Environmental Medicine was founded in 1965, and is an international association of physicians and other professionals interested in the clinical aspects of humans and their environment. The Academy is interested in expanding the knowledge of interactions between human individuals and their environment, as these may be demonstrated to be reflected in their total health. The AAEM provides research and education in the recognition, treatment and prevention of illnesses induced by exposures to biological and chemical agents encountered in air, food and water.