• What is OEM?

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  • Occupational and Environmental Medicine: An Overview


    Occupational and environmental medicine (OEM) is a board-certified specialty within the profession of preventive medicine that focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of work-related injuries and illnesses.

    Occupational health professionals are the leading experts in the complex interplay of factors that affect health in the workplace, helping organizations of all kinds ensure the health of their employees, productivity of the workplace, and advancement of the overall economy.

    As highly trained specialists, OEM professionals enhance the health of workers through clinical care, prevention, disability management, research and education.

    ACOEM, as the largest organization representing the voice of OEM practitioners and enthusiasts, offers a wide range of information and assistance for those just starting out or looking to advance their knowledge of the specialty. Learn more by browsing the following sites: