EMRA / ACEP ED Directors Academy (EDDA) Travel Scholarship

Purpose of Award

To provide opportunities for resident leaders and future leaders to attend the ACEP Emergency Department Directors Academy. To help those residents develop leadership skills that will advance their careers, their local emergency departments, and the specialty of Emergency Medicine. Visit https://www.acep.org/edda/ for more information

Application Process

Submit statement of interest, curriculum vitae, and one letter of support from residency leadership


EMRA Resident or Fellow member

Selection Criteria

The proposed scholarship will value leadership experiences, service to process improvements in the emergency department, interest in administration, as well as academic and clinical excellence


Up to 5 awards to include the $1,345 registration fee and $1,000 of travel scholarship funds, totaling $2,345 worth of scholarship money




The $1,345 EDDA Phase I registration fee only covers the cost of tuition for the program. All other expenses (flight, hotel, meals, etc.) are assumed by the individual, with the $1,000 from EMRA designed to alleviate some of the costs

Application Deadline

January 1 (Spring) for the November Phase I Session and July 15 (Fall) for the February Phase I Session

Award Date

Spring and Fall Meetings

Date of Inception


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2019 Allen Chang, MD
Elena DiMiceli, MD
Farah Z. Dadabhoy, MD
Sam Slade, DO, MBA, FAWM
Ynhi Thomas, MD
Nicholas Cozzi, MD, MBA
Mitchell Kentor, MD
Aidin Masoudi, MD
Arnab Sarkar, MD
Natash Thomas, MD
2018 Timothy Boardman, MD
Dana Im, MD
Kian Preston-Suni, MD
Hisham Valiuddin, DO
Daniel Sternberg, MD
Maureen Canellas, MD
Kyle Ragins, MD
2017 Capt. Alex Koo, MD
Emily R. Gordon, MD
Erin Muckey, MD
Justin Fuehrer, DO
Keith Hemmert, MD
Krystin Thomas, MD
Olumide Akindutire, MD
Nicholas Risko, MD
Sarathi Kalra, MD
2016 Dennis Hsieh, MD, JD
Greg Wallingford, MD
Jason Woo, MD, MBA
Keith DellaGrotta, MD, MBA